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Mayo has topped the poll for the highest number of blue flags awarded to any one county in Ireland this summer.
A new tourism initiative, promoting great value deals for holidays in the west of Ireland, reached some one million newspaper readers around Great Britain at the weekend.
Last week The Pumphouse on High street underwent major surgery.
As part of the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Learning Networks Initiative, local businesses are currently working together to help meet the challenges of 2009 primarily through two networks, one centred on spiritual tourism and the other catering for outdoor adventure.
“The dramatic decline recorded in overseas visitors lays bare the decimated state of our tourism industry this year. These figures compel the Government and the tourism agencies to take immediate, radical and creative action to reverse this downward trend,” so said Joe O’Brien, Chairman of Irish Hotels Federation’s Midlands Branch in response to the 18.4 per cent decline in overseas visits, during May, reported today by the CSO.
Need a well earned holiday but your friends or family are working when you wish to travel? Perhaps they are not interested in travelling to the same destinations as you. Is there some place that you always dreamed of visiting, but you were apprehensive about travelling on your own? Do you want to get away for Christmas and New Year?
The search is on to find Europe’s Destination of Excellence. Fáilte Ireland, the National Tourism Development Authority, is inviting entries for the fourth phase of the European Union tourism competition, which is currently being held in 25 EU member states. The winning destination will receive a promotional photo shoot to market itself as well as €5,000 towards highlighting its attractions.
The 2010 budget allocation to the tourism industry has been positively received by the local tourism company, Co Westmeath Tourism Ltd.