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Dr. Tony Johnston, Head of Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Studies, Athlone Institute of Technology, spoke with the Athlone Advertiser this week and outlined how the tourism industry is well placed to lead the post-COVID-19 recovery as economies reopen.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens was an American writer, better known by his pen name, Mark Twain. Among many achievements, he is credited with the saying “travel broadens the mind”. But something we have learned in recent weeks during this Covid-19 ‘lock in’ is that sometimes staying at home can do that too, or at least it can help refocus the mind.
Fáilte Ireland is looking for new festival ideas with the potential to motivate visitors to the region of the Wild Atlantic Way. The National Tourism Development Authority identifies festivals as a key driver of tourism growth, particularly outside of traditional tourism hotspots.
A major tourism push for 2020 kicked off recently when 80 Irish tourism businesses – including Westport House and Hotel Westport – joined Tourism Ireland in London, at this year’s World Travel Market (WTM).
The Connacht Hospitality Group has recently achieved the Failte Ireland Service Excellence Award across all its properties and is the only hospitality group in Galway to boast this accolade. In order to achieve the “Fáilte Ireland’s Accredited Service Excellence Award,” a business must demonstrate that a minimum of 75% of the management and staff have completed the Fáilte Ireland Service Excellence Programme.
With the summer holidays well and truly over and autumn drawing in, now is the perfect time to slip away for that relaxing hotel break you have been promising yourself.
Galway city’s new rebranded Atlantic Museum, will generate tourism revenues of more than €115,000 a week, when it opens at Comerford House at the Spanish Arch in the next few years.
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD, officially marked the completion of the landmark €233 million Center Parcs Longford Forest with a topping ceremony at the amenity on Friday last.
Cllr Jarlath Munnelly has welcomed the decision from Monday’s meeting of Mayo County Council, in which Ballina was approved as Mayo’s candidate town for the Fáilte Ireland Tourism Destination Town Scheme for 2021. This follows the announcement earlier last week that Belmullet will be put forward as the candidate town from the county for next year.
Center Parcs Longford Forest has announced that all accommodation at the much-anticipated forest resort is now complete, a key milestone to achieve as the short break destination prepares to open to Irish families this summer. The build of 466 Lodges of varying sizes and types, as well as thirty lakeside apartments, which together will accommodate up to 2,500 people in the unique forest setting, has concluded.