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Westport House takes part in London tourism expo

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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.

Westmeath bitte! Germans targeted at holiday fair in Stuttgart

Fourteen tourism enterprises from Ireland - including Waveline Cruises which is based in Athlone - travelled to Stuttgart recently, to join Tourism Ireland for this year’s CMT (Caravan, Motor, and Tourism) Fair. At the fair, the busy Tourism Ireland stand took first prize for best stand, beating off stiff competition from 2,000 other exhibitors.

Galway woman among delegation to develop Ghanaian credit unions

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St Anthony’s and Claddagh Credit Union, in partnership with the Irish League of Credit Unions International Development Foundation (The Foundation), which is the charitable arm of the Irish credit union movement, is to provide assistance to help develop the Ghanaian credit union movement.

Collins McNicholas Ltd and Stewart up for ‘Best Managed’ companies awards

Two Galway based companies, Collins McNicholas Ltd and Stewart, will compete to be a Best Managed Company at the annual Deloitte awards ceremony in March 2014. A symbol of organisational success and achievement, the awards are in their sixth year, and some of Ireland’s most dynamic and innovative companies now hold the prestigious Best Managed designation.

Collins McNicholas Ltd and Stewart up for ‘Best Managed’ companies awards

Two Galway based companies, Collins McNicholas Ltd and Stewart, will compete to be a Best Managed Company at the annual Deloitte awards ceremony in March 2014. A symbol of organisational success and achievement, the awards are in their sixth year, and some of Ireland’s most dynamic and innovative companies now hold the prestigious Best Managed designation.

Influential American tour operators eye Mayo

A group of influential American tour operators visited Mayo recently. They followed an action-packed itinerary, which also took in Galway, Sligo, Donegal, Belfast, and Dublin. These tour operators are responsible for making the travel arrangements for a range of large groups across the United States – including choral, pilgrimage, Christian heritage and educational groups. Their fact-finding visit was a fantastic opportunity to showcase what Mayo and Ireland has to offer such groups. They enjoyed a tour of Westport House before visiting the Croagh Patrick Visitor Centre and the National Famine Monument in Murrisk. Carefully selected and invited here by Tourism Ireland in New York, the itinerary for the tour operators was designed by Fáilte Ireland.

Shantalla residents win All-Island Pride of Place award

One of the top prizes at last weekend’s IPB All-Island Pride of Place Awards went to Shantalla Residents Association who were given particular recognition for their trojan work on the Gathering Project, bringing people from home and abroad together for the re-enactment of the Monster Rallies addressed by Daniel O’Connell.

Anam Cara’s Month to Remember

Anam Cara launched its national awareness campaign with their annual Balloon to Remember release. Families from across Ireland gathered in Athlone to release thousands of balloons, each one dedicated to the memory of a son or daughter who has died. Over 50 families came together for the event which brings together families from 32 counties in Ireland for one day to remember the child they’ve lost.

Minster Ring kicks off Ireland’s 2014 tourism drive

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring joined Tourism Ireland and 70 tourism enterprises from across the island of Ireland at World Travel Market (WTM) in London on Monday heralding the beginning of the promotional drive for the 2014 season.

Ring announces golf tourism conference to take place in Westport next year

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring, announced this week at Killarney at the 2013 Gala Irish Golf Awards, that the location for the 17th National Golf Tourism Conference and 2014 Gala Irish Golf Awards will be Westport, in association with Fáilte Ireland and the 2014 tourism initiative the Wild Atlantic Way.

 

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