Munster Vales seeks input from the tourism trade to create its 5 Year Strategic Development Plan

These are truly unprecedented times for the tourism sector across the board. The industry is and will continue to face challenging times as Covid 19 remains in delay phase, we are all trying to steer a ship in troubled waters but we have to remain hopeful that our tourism industry will rise again and the […]

Munster Vales Unveils Inspiring New Website

Munster Vales members officially launched the new website www.munstervales.com on February 13th at the heritage and spiritual attraction St Patrick’s Well, Clonmel, Co Tipperary. Munster Vales new website is a visually vibrant site that promotes the authentic geographical area as a consistent brand increasing the socio-economic benefits of tourism to the region whilst providing an […]

Cashel allocated funding through new €15.5m Fáilte Ireland Destination Towns Scheme

Cashel in Co. Tipperary will be allocated significant funding by Fáilte Ireland to develop its potential as a tourism ‘destination town’.   The funding has been allocated through Tipperary County Council as part of the €15.5million ‘Destination Towns’ initiative launched earlier this year by the National Tourism Development Authority.   The Destination Towns project in Cashel will […]

Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland Join Forces to Develop Tourism Along Ireland’s Inland Waterways

Fáilte Ireland CEO Paul Kelly and Waterways Ireland Acting CEO John McDonagh met today to discuss the Strategic Partnership Programme which has been agreed by both organisations. The Strategic Partnership Programme signed today between Fáilte Ireland and Waterways Ireland primarily focuses on the delivery of a programme of works to improve the quality of the […]

German travel writers visit North Tipperary

Five travel writers from various German media outlets – including regional newspapers, a special interest magazine and a travel blog – have been visiting Tipperary and Ireland, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. They have a combined audience of almost 380,000 readers.   One of the highlights of the group’s time here was […]

New Tourism Ireland video highlights Rock of Cashel and Ireland’s Ancient East

Monastic marvels, myths and legends … Tourism Ireland encourages people everywhere to come and discover Ireland’s Ancient East Tourism Ireland has created a new online film to highlight Ireland’s Ancient East. Featuring the Rock of Cashel, the video is inviting prospective visitors on a journey into the past, to come and experience a destination with […]

Report Shows Tourims VAT Increase Will Cost Jobs

Restaurants Association of Ireland, CEO, Adrian Cummins has today expressed deep concern about any increase to the 9% VAT rate for Tourism. The Association has launched its economic impact report by Economist, Jim Power which assesses the impact a 1% increase in the VAT rate would have on the sector.   The food service and […]

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 […]

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