Articles tagged “ireland”

Tourism

Ex-Google Marketer Takes Tourism Ireland’s Top Job

Google is a key pillar in destination marketing. So it's interesting that Ireland tapped one of the tech giant's execs to be the new leader of its tourism strategy.

Ex-Google Marketer Takes Tourism Ireland’s Top Job

Hotels

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Bets on Hotels as Part of $372 Million Deal

An investment vehicle backed by Elliott Management has invested in hotels, following similar moves by other big-money firms. Fun fact: The $370 million deal coincides with the acquisition of U2's The Clarence Hotel.

Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Bets on Hotels as Part of $372 Million Deal

Hotels

Ireland’s Doyle Collection Revamps Luxury Hotel Strategy

True, Doyle Collection, a family-run luxury hotel group, is a small player. But the strategy of its new CEO Gordon Drake, who previously sold Six Senses to IHG and Fairmont Raffles to Accor, underscores what indie brands are thinking now.

Ireland’s Doyle Collection Revamps Luxury Hotel Strategy

Tourism

Middle East Airports Need $151 Billion Investment by 2040 to Meet Growing Demand

The aviation industry in the Middle East has greatly benefited from its strategically important geographical location, that enables airlines to establish easy connections to continents across the globe.

Middle East Airports Need $151 Billion Investment by 2040 to Meet Growing Demand

Media and PR

Ireland Tourism Turns to Bad Sisters and Derry Girls

Tourism Ireland has successfully built its brand to attract repeat visitors over the years, and its new campaign should put it in position to finally surpass pre-pandemic revenue levels.

Ireland Tourism Turns to Bad Sisters and Derry Girls

News Blog

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…

News Blog

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,"…

News Blog

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…

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

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