Best Destinations for 2010

TripAdvisor has just published its top destinations for 2010. Ireland does not do well here. TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards are based on the millions of real and unbiased reviews and opinions from travellers on TripAdvisor.com. The winners were determined by a combination of travellers destination comments, favourite places, and overall destination popularity on TripAdvisor.So say […]... Read More

Euro crisis not all bad for Ireland

Such are the anguished cries of much of our media and many of our Politicians that it can only be a matter of time until we see the sandwich-boards return to Grafton Street proclaiming the end is nigh. Sometimes it seems we are only happy when we have something to moan about, and of course […]... Read More

Ferries Regain Popularity

Over the last decade or so, the growth in low-cost airlines and the opening of the Channel Tunnel put enormous competitive pressure on the Ferry operators, particularly those operating on the Ireland/Great Britain routes. But substantial investment in fleets, including high-speed ferries, kept the Ferry operators very much in the all important access mix for […]... Read More

Strong recovery in Escorted Tour market

Escorted coach touring was particularly hard hit when the economic decline first started to emerge in North America. But coach tour travellers are resilient, and there was always the prospect that this vitally important market sector would rebound quickly once economic recovery started to emerge. To see if this is actually beginning to happen, ITIC […]... Read More