With the festive season well and truly under way and the attendant bustle and stress beginning to take its manic hold, isn't it time to consider getting away from it all to relax and unwind? No matter where you are in Ireland you're certain not to be too far away from the superb break that The Bridge House Hotel in...
Adare Manor named ‘Ireland’s Leading Hotel’ in the World Travel Awards 2020 for second year running, and Adare Manor Clubhouse wins ‘World’s Best’ Title at World Golf Awards. Adare Manor, one of Ireland’s leading five-star castle resorts, is delighted to confirm that - for the second consecutive year - the resort has been named ‘Ireland’s Leading Hotel’ in the globally...
The Slieve Donard Resort & Spa in Newcastle, County Down has been named Northern Ireland’s Best Golf Hotel at this year's prestigious World Golf Awards. The hotel's neighbouring Royal County Down Golf Club picked up the award for Northern Ireland’s best golf course.Ireland picked up the accolade of Best Golf Destination in Europe. Now in its seventh year, the World Golf...
Outdoor Tourism Comes Alive In Kilkenny With The Launch Of ‘Outdoor Kilkenny’ Kilkenny Tourism has joined forces with Kilkenny County Council and Trail Kilkenny to launch a new outdoor tourism initiative. ‘Outdoor Kilkenny’ is a new brand and website promoting all outdoor attractions that Kilkenny has to offer; from cycling, walking trails, culture, adventure and activity centres, ‘Outdoor Kilkenny’ is...
I'm going to talk briefly about the tourism impact of Covid-19, the industry supports that have already been put in place by Fáilte Ireland and the challenges that lie ahead, but first, it is worth reminding ourselves of the vital importance of tourism to Ireland. Tourism accounts for 260,000 or 1 in 9 jobs and was worth almost €8billion to...