A World Class Attraction for Kenmare

It has been shown again and again that for tourism destinations to maintain success, product investment and innovation are key.  Ireland is a terrific example of success where the massive investment of the last decade has produced a tourism product which is world class in every respect.   However, for tourism to keep contributing to Ireland’s […]... Read More

The Ireland of 2025

In these times of much gloom about the short-term prospects for the global and domestic economies, it’s important to remember that there will be life after this recession.  But as detailed in our Shift to Thrift ezine of May 21st, the future will be different to what was accepted as normal before the present recession. […]... Read More

How’s business in Kerry?

When you need to gauge how the tourism business in Ireland is doing you must go to Kerry. It’s not just one of the most beautiful places in Ireland, many believe it’s one of the most beautiful places in the world. They’ve been welcoming visitors for centuries, and they do it better than most, which […]... Read More

Competitiveness – more progress needed, or else

Last week’s report by Ireland’s National Competitiveness Council (NCC) is challenging, but also positive in that it clearly identifies the issues which must be addressed with urgency if Ireland is to emerge from this serious recession with a vibrant enterprise base capable of sustaining high living standards. Without immediate and continuing action to restore our […]... Read More