Articles tagged “ireland”

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Irish Inbound Tourism Set to Regain 75 Percent of Pre-Pandemic Level

Ireland's overseas inbound tourism level for the year is set to hit 75 percent of 2019 levels, CEO of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons told The Sunday Times (London). Tourism Ireland forecasts the sector will fully recover by 2025. In 2019 Ireland welcomed 11.3 million tourists, generating approximately $6.1 billion (€5.9 billion) in revenue. The strong…

Business Travel

Ireland’s Hotels Still Waiting for International Business Travelers to Return

The continued dip in travel reinforces the message that small and medium companies are driving the recovery. At this point, it seems like the multinationals will never return to pre-pandemic levels.

Ireland’s Hotels Still Waiting for International Business Travelers to Return

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Weak Euro Means Dollar Will Go Further for Americans Vacationing in Europe

The value of the euro is plummeting and that means Americans vacationing in Europe will see their dollars going further, CNN reported. Three tourists with a selfie stick at Rome’s Trevi Fountain The euro's falling means the dollar and euro are almost at parity, and "the UK pound is also weak: It's exchanging at $1.20,"…

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Ireland Risks Becoming Too Costly for Tourists, Says Report

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) published an eye-catching report on Thursday that found that Ireland was among the top five costliest European destinations when it comes to accommodation, food, beverages, and getting from place to place domestically. That's not good news if Ireland wants to win back its full share of tourism in the…

Airlines

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

"Fragile" isn't a word you'd associate with the normally boisterous Michael O'Leary, but these are still uncertain times and this is how the boss of Ryanair perceives Europe this summer.

Ryanair’s Annual Loss Highlights Europe’s Ongoing Uncertainty

Coronavirus

Ireland to Drop Covid Test Requirement for Vaccinated Visitors

More governments will likely follow the lead of Ireland - especially as they realize increased testing of prospective foreign visitors won't stop Omicron's spread.

Ireland to Drop Covid Test Requirement for Vaccinated Visitors

Business Travel

Ireland Invests $10 Million to Draw Remote Workers Away From Its Cities

A vast, sprawling network of connected hubs are slowly but surely being built across Ireland’s rural regions. All it needs now are remote workers.

Ireland Invests $10 Million to Draw Remote Workers Away From Its Cities

Coronavirus

Aer Lingus Says Lifting Travel Restrictions in Ireland Won’t Give It a Bounce

The airline's new CEO has a point by saying the easing of travel curbs on July 19 is "too little too late." Many of her European counterparts would agree.

Aer Lingus Says Lifting Travel Restrictions in Ireland Won’t Give It a Bounce

Business Travel

Oil and Gas Giant BP as a Case Study on the Future of the Workplace

Peek inside the minds of BP executives, and learn how they are thinking about office versus remote work. It sure feels like a new beginning.

Oil and Gas Giant BP as a Case Study on the Future of the Workplace

Coronavirus

Ireland Considers Quarantine Crackdown on Foreign Travelers Amid Growing Scrutiny

Travelers from the U.S. and other countries with rising coronavirus case counts are likely to face a harsh reality (and quarantine) at international border control stations until their respective home nations enact policies to control the pandemic.

Ireland Considers Quarantine Crackdown on Foreign Travelers Amid Growing Scrutiny