Ireland has been named “best destination: Europe” at the annual Travel Weekly Readers Choice Award beating off tough competition from France, Italy, Spain, Germany and England.

Decline in UK tourists visiting Ireland due to weaker pound

The number of UK tourists visiting Ireland has declined as the weaker sterling currency has resulted in increased holiday costs for British travellers, new figures suggest.

Tourism chiefs seeking alcohol ban on holiday flights

Authorities in the Balearic Islands want the EU to ban alcohol on flights and in airports.