Shannon Heritage – a portfolio of top Irish attractions

Shannon Heritage operates some of the country’s leading visitor attractions and offers a great cultural experience for tourists in Ireland. ITIC recently met with John Ruddle, CEO of Shannon Heritage, at Bunratty Castle & Folk Park to hear how one of the premier experiences in Shannon was performing after recent investment. John also talked about […]... Read More

New Immersive Visitor Experience in Dublin’s GPO

GPO Witness History is a new visitor attraction in the iconic GPO building on O’Connell Street, Dublin. The attraction is open just 3 months and is a highly immersive and engaging exhibition that puts visitors right inside the GPO during Easter Week in 1916.  Told from all perspective – participants and bystanders – GPO Witness […]... Read More

A Showcase for Business Tourism in Ireland

Business tourism is a vital segment of the Irish tourism industry and grew by 12% last year to 1.25 million international visitors. Conferences, events, incentives and business meetings all contribute to Ireland’s tourism economy and the average business visitor spends significantly more than the average holiday visitor. ITIC recently met with Nicola McGrane, Managing Director […]... Read More

EPIC Ireland – Dublin’s exciting new visitor attraction

EPIC Ireland, Dublin’s newest and most interactive visitor attraction, has just opened in the chq Building along the River Liffey. ITIC met with Neville Isdell, the former Chairman and Chief Executive of Coca Cola, who purchased the building initially in 2013 and has invested a further €12 million of his own money into EPIC Ireland. […]... Read More

Can Germany continue to deliver for Irish tourism?

Germany is a key market for Irish tourism with over 600,000 visitors coming to Ireland in 2015, a record year and an increase of 13% on the previous 12 month period. It is Ireland’s 3rd largest source market and is estimated to be worth close to €400 million annually to our tourism economy. Can healthy […]... Read More

A Great Event!

The recent Gala event to mark the inaugural Irish Tourism Industry Awards was a glittering occasion and proved to be the networking event of the year so far! Click on the image below to capture some of the occasion. May 26th 2015 Share this:... Read More

ITIC has elected a new Chairman

Paul Gallagher has taken office as new Chair of the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation for a 2 year term. He succeeds Paul Carty, and was elected at ITIC’s AGM on Apr 30th. Paul is General Manager of Buswells Hotel in Dublin, and a former President of the Irish Hotels Federation. He has ambitious plans for […]... Read More