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Galway hoteliers welcome further growth in overseas visitors

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Galway hoteliers have welcomed the strong growth in visitors to Ireland announced last week The latest figures from the Central Statistics Office show an 11.7% increase in trips to the country by overseas visitors during the first six months of the year.

Hard-hitting play tackles dark world of sex slavery

A controversial and hard-hitting play examining the dark world of human trafficking and sex slavery in Ireland is coming to the Linenhall Arts Centre on Monday October 6, at 8 pm.

Bumper festival season to give local economy injection of more than €90 million

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There is plenty of optimism in the air this week as the local economy is in line for an injection of more than €90 million due to the success of the Galway International Arts Festival and the numbers going through the turnstills at the Galway Races so far up on previous years.

Hoteliers feeling ‘optimistic’ about year ahead

Hoteliers in Mayo are feeling more positive about the industry outlook for 2014, according to new research from the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF).

Galway hoteliers have positive outlook for summer season

Hotels and guesthouses in Galway are confident of improving business for 2014, according to the latest Irish Hotels Federation’s quarterly barometer findings.

Tourism boom could be undermined by absence of trained staff – Mulherin

Fine Gael Mayo TD for Mayo, Michelle Mulherin, has called for the introduction of an apprenticeship scheme to train people for the tourism industry in order to satisfy the demand for staff.

Galway hotelier believes the future is bright for local tourism

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`Paul Gill, the managing director of the Claregalway Hotel believes that, with the right marketing approach, the Galway tourism industry has a very bright future ahead.

GMIT to host ninth national Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference this week

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Delegates from the Irish hospitality sector will gather in GMIT today (Thursday) and tomorrow for the ninth annual Tourism and Hospitality Research in Ireland Conference (THRIC). Hosted by the GMIT College of Tourism and Arts, the conference gathers industry, academia, and students together to discuss the sector’s research and industry trends.

Three out of four hotels expect business to improve in next three years

New research has revealed that a majority of Irish hoteliers are optimistic about the medium term outlook for the sector with 67 per cent saying that the tourism sector will improve within the next three years. A total of 71 per cent believe the financial performance of their own properties will improve within the same time-frame. The research also revealed that 54 per cent of hotels saw turnover increase in 2012, with 26 per cent saying it decreased.

Hoteliers more upbeat according to industry survey

Irish hoteliers are more optimistic about the outlook for the tourism sector according to an industry survey undertaken by the Irish Hotels Federation (IHF). Overall confidence levels are up on last year with 51 per cent of respondents indicating a positive outlook for trading conditions for their business over the next twelve months (14 per cent had a negative outlook while 35 per cent had a neutral outlook).

 

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