Tourism Ireland hosted a stellar event at The Lotte New York Palace Hotel in New York City last night, Jan. 28, to launch its 2020 marketing plan – an extension of the 2019 “Fill Your Heart With Ireland” campaign. Guests from all over the U.S., and Ireland, filled the beautiful ballroom at the Palace for a night of celebration and discussion. Alison Metcalfe, Tourism … [Read more...] about Green is The New Black
Christmas the most magical time of year in Ireland, where the festive atmosphere is not to be missed. Cheerful Christmas markets spring up all across the island, traditional decoration displays are top class, and bars are bustling. Family and friends are reuniting by the crackling peat fires with a hot toddy or creamy pint. This is the perfect time of year for friends, both old … [Read more...] about Ireland At Christmas
Tourism Ireland joined forces with Saks Fifth Avenue flagship locations in New York and Beverly Hills to showcase the majesty of Irish landmarks in a project that included window installations, in-store displays, and a double-page spread Ireland infographic in the Saks Fifth Avenue fall fashion book. Iconic images of Dublin, Northern Ireland, the Wild Atlantic Way, Ancient East … [Read more...] about Ireland Comes to Saks Fifth Avenue
Preliminary figures released by the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation suggest a minor increase in visitors to Ireland through 2002. The Confederation reports a two percent increase in volume through what has been a very difficult year for the travel industry all over the world.
An increase in visitors from the UK (up six percent) was offset by a 10 percent fall-off in … [Read more...] about Slow Recovery
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The Irish Tourist Board is working furiously to clear up misconceptions surrounding the foot-and-mouth crisis among potential tourists, engaging in an "assurance campaign" to convince the U.S. that Ireland is just as safe and attractive a destination as ever. Jim McGuigan, executive vice president of the Irish Tourist Board in New York, explains that many Americans are … [Read more...] about Irish Tourism Crisis Grows Worse