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Tourism Ireland in the US has joined forces with Hearst Media – one of the world’s largest magazine publishers – in a new initiative to promote Mayo and Ireland.
Fifty Irish tourism enterprises, including Mayo County Council, got together at the Gresham Hotel in Dublin, for an innovative workshop organised by Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. The event – titled “Have you a story to tell?” – explored how tourism businesses around the country could generate more international publicity and social media exposure for themselves, and for Ireland, and ultimately increase overseas tourism business in 2016 and beyond.
Australia offers significant potential for Irish tourism, according to a new Tourism Ireland strategy launched today – which was attended by tourism companies from around Ireland, including Ashford Castle.
Tourism Ireland in Germany kicked off its busy programme of promotions for 2015 last week – with a strong presence at CMT (Caravan, Motor and Tourism Fair) in Stuttgart.
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Electric Escapes, a Westport based company that offers cycling hire and tours on its electric bikes, was part of a seven strong delegation of Irish tourist companies that joined Tourism Ireland at the 2014 Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show in London recently. This was the first time that Tourism Ireland had a presence at the four-day event – the largest exhibition in Britain for adventure and outdoors enthusiasts – which attracts some 55,000 visitors each year. It was an ideal opportunity to highlight Mayo and Ireland to those who want to get away from the stress of a busy life and are interested in active experiences and exciting exploration of the countryside.
Westport House was among 10 tourism enterprises from Ireland which travelled to London last weekend to join Tourism Ireland for Excursions, an annual group travel show which attracts about 1,000 influential coach and group tour operators from around Great Britain.
A number of Mayo hoteliers and tourism enterprises attended the launch of Tourism Ireland’s marketing plans to promote Ireland overseas in 2014 and beyond, at an event attended by Tourism Minister Leo Varadkar. The event took place in the Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin and was attended by Mayo tourism enterprises – including the Westport Woods Hotel, Ashford Castle and the Downhill House Hotel. Tourism Ireland aims to build on this year’s growth in overseas tourism and to welcome 25.6 million visitors to the island over the coming three years – contributing some €12.6 billion to the economies, north and south.
A major international promotional push has been announced this week by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring to profile Ireland’s first long-distance driving route, the Wild Atlantic Way, which will be open in March 2014. Fáilte Ireland has developed a suite of exciting promotional material which is being targeted today at 500 key overseas operators through Tourism Ireland’s overseas market offices around the globe.
A group of influential journalists from Germany enjoyed a visit to Co Westmeath last week, as guests of Tourism Ireland, Fáilte Ireland and Aer Lingus.