Attracting Chinese tourists

Chinese tourists are big business now. The United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) has indicated that travel expenditure by the Chinese was almost EUR58 billion last year. Susan Li of Tourism Ireland recently told the Shanghai Chamber of Commerce that 10,000 Chinese visitors come to Ireland each year. Read the full article from the Irish […]... Read More

Shannon proposal slammed

An influential aviation entrepreneur said the outcome for Shannon Airport under current Government proposals “will be uninteresting, moribund and people losing jobs”. Read the full article from the Irish Examiner. Share this:... Read More

Dublin risking decline

Almost 15 million Euro was spent on marketing Dublin as a tourist destination ¬†last year, but this is not having the impact it should because of a ‘lack of common focus and coordination’ among those responsible, according to a new report. CLICK HERE to read the full article from the Sunday Business Post. Share this:... Read More

No delays for ‘new’ Shannon

Such is the decline of Shannon Airport that Transport Minister Leo Varadkar wants to establish an independent airport, and not delay for a Government task force report, due by November. Read the full article from the Irish Examiner. Share this:... Read More

Minister comments on latest CSO figures

The number of visitors arriving in the Republic fell by 1.1 per cent on last year in the three months to May, with a sharp fall in trips from Britain offsetting growth in the European and North American tourism markets. Read the full article from the Irish Times. Share this:... Read More