Discovering Tipperary by campervan – German journalist and campervan enthusiasts explore Ireland’s Ancient East

German journalist Heinz Bück has been exploring Tipperary and Ireland’s Ancient East by campervan. He is accompanied by a small group of fellow campervan enthusiasts, who are here to soak up the spectacular scenery and the wealth of things to see and do around Ireland. His trip is supported by Tourism Ireland in Frankfurt and […]

Starring role for Rock of Cashel in new tourism campaign in Italy

Millions of commuters in Milan are seeing eye-catching ads for Ireland, featuring a spectacular shot of the Rock of Cashel, on trams operating in the city right now. It’s all part of Tourism Ireland’s latest promotion in Italy, to highlight the island of Ireland for holidays and short breaks in 2017. The campaign is being […]

95% Of Irish Travel Agents Experienced Growth In 2016

The travel industry has had another year of positive growth, according to the latest Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) quarterly survey, released on the opening day of the Holiday World Show Dublin. The survey results reveal that 95% of Irish travel agents saw an increase in their turnover in 2016 compared to 2015. This figure […]

Tipperary Tourism Operators Attend Tourism Ireland Launch For 2017

 Tourism Ireland launched details of its marketing plans to promote the island of Ireland overseas in 2017, at an event attended by tourism industry leaders from Tipperary and elsewhere around the country.   2016 is set to be the best year ever for Irish tourism, surpassing all previous records; by year end, 10.5 million people […]

Inland Fisheries Ireland Sponsorship Fund 2017 Open For Applications

Inland Fisheries Ireland has launched its Sponsorship Fund for 2017 which will support angling events and initiatives across the country. The fund supported 44 events to the tune of €30,000 in 2016 with a particular focus on initiatives which help grow Ireland’s angling tourism product and support novice anglers. Angling in Ireland is currently worth […]

Rock Of Cashel Features In New Tourism Promotion In Britain

Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Stena Line to promote holidays and short breaks in Ireland to British holidaymakers this autumn. A joint, month-long campaign – targeting our important ‘culturally curious’ audience – is now under way.   The campaign will reach about 20 million potential British holidaymakers, inviting people to “Drive to Ireland and […]

Tipperary tour operator joins Tourism Ireland for US sales mission

Ten tourism companies from Ireland, including Secret Ireland Escapes, headed stateside recently, to join Tourism Ireland in Arizona.   First stop was a ‘Jump into Ireland’ event in Phoenix, where the participating Irish companies had the opportunity to meet, and do business with, some 50 top-producing travel agents, as well as influential travel journalists. Then […]

Upperchurch Tipperary in new online film ‘Tracing My Irish Ancestry’

Tourism Ireland has launched a new online film, ‘Tracing my Irish Ancestry – my journey home to Ireland’, specially created to encourage people around the world to visit Ireland in 2016 and find out more about their Irish ancestry. Tourism Ireland’s short film was produced to connect with those with Irish heritage around the world. […]

New Marketing Plan for Munster Vales Tourism Destination

Munster Vales is a new tourism destination which will be developed as the key inland destination in Irelands Ancient East. Munster Vales extends from the Comeraghs to Ballyhoura incorporating the Galtees and the Knockmealdowns. It is supported by Failte Ireland, Waterford City & County Council, Tipperary and Cork County Councils, local development agencies and tourism […]

Italian travel agents say ‘Ciao!’ to Tipperary

One of Italy’s tour operators, Cocktail Tour Operator, and 14 of its top-producing travel agents have been visiting Ireland’s Ancient East over the weekend. They were here as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The group was here on a fact-finding visit, to sample at first-hand the superb experience on offer in Ireland’s Ancient […]

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