Belgian Ttravel Agents Wowed By Tipperary

Twenty Belgian travel agents have been exploring Tipperary and Ireland this week – as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Gallia, a leading Belgian tour operator. The travel agents were here to experience at first-hand the wealth of things to see and do in Tipperary and Ireland for Belgian holidaymakers. One of the highlights […]

An Indian summer for Tipperary – As Top Tour Operators Pay A Visit

Seven leading tour operators from India have been visiting Tipperary and Ireland this week, on a fact-finding tour organised by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.   The tour operators – based in the cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh – are here to experience at first-hand what Tipperary […]

Welcome For Funding For The Butler Trail – Cllr. Martin Lonergan

Local Independent County Councillor, Martin Lonergan has welcomed Fáilte Ireland making €110k in funding available to develop the Butler Trail in County Tipperary through its ‘New Ideas in Ancient Spaces’ Capital Grants Scheme for attractions within the Ireland’s Ancient East initiative.   Commenting on the news, Cllr Lonergan said, “Launched last April, Ireland’s Ancient East […]

Major New Marketing Plan For Lough Derg

Lough Derg will get its own Tourism co-ordinator as part of tourism improvement plans A major four-year plan outlining the future economic development and marketing of the Lough Derg area as a tourism destination has been launched by Minister Alan Kelly, Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. Fáilte Ireland’s Plan […]

North Tipperary LEADER Partnership running a course on Foundation Guiding Training Programme with Failte Ireland

North Tipperary LEADER Partnership are running a course on Foundation Guiding Training Programme with Failte Ireland. The course is for local people in the Slieve Felim area who want to learn more where they live with the potential of delivery of informal or structured tours in the future. There will be an introductory night on Wednesday […]

Targeting German holidaymakers for Tipperary and Ireland

A leading journalist, representing the German Press Agency (dpa – Deutche Presse-Agentur), one of the world’s foremost news agencies, visited Co Tipperary last week. Invited to visit by Tourism Ireland in Frankfurt, Ms Daniela David was here to sample the fantastic equestrian experience on offer in this part of Ireland, for a feature story she is […]

Top American Travel Agents Check Out Co Tipperary

A group of top travel agents from across the US visited Co Tipperary earlier this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with American Airlines and Aer Lingus.   The agents – all representatives of top-producing American travel companies like Ensemble, Virtuoso, Signature Vacations and American Express – were here on a fact-finding trip to […]

US travel industry votes Ireland ‘Number One’ for client satisfaction second year in a row

For the second year running, Ireland has been voted the “destination with the highest client satisfaction” at last night’s WAVE awards in the US, beating off strong competition in the same category from other destinations including Great Britain, France, Italy and Greece.   The gala awards ceremony, organised by TravelAge West magazine, took place in Beverly Hills, California, and was […]

10,000 Music Lovers to Descend on Carrick-on–Suir for Clancy Brothers Music and Arts Festival 2011

Organisers are expecting crowds of 10,000 and upwards at the fourth annual Clancy Brothers Music and Arts Festival in Carrick-on-Suir County Tipperary over the June bank Holiday weekend. According of festival Chairperson last year’s festival attracted over 8,000 visitors to the town, “In 2010 we had phenomenal visitor numbers to Carrick-on-Suir for the festival, this […]

Summer 2011 Discover Ireland Campaign Launched

Varadkar, Ring & Kelly launch major Discover Ireland/Irish Rail summer tourism package Holiday in Ireland in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth II & President Obama A major domestic tourism package including the €1 million Discover Ireland Summer 2011 promotion campaign and discounts of up to 50% for weekend rail travel has been launched today (Wednesday) […]

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