Tourism body could have kept CEO email

Fáilte Ireland was under no obligation to keep records of its former CEO’s emails after he left the company, the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform has said.


Spain still our top overseas holiday spot

Ireland’s love affair with Spain is set to continue this summer with 60% of travel agents naming the country as the most popular destination for holidaymakers in 2018.


Move to develop full-scale walking trail along Wild Atlantic Way route

Fáilte Ireland is examining the possibility of developing a full-scale walking trail along the entire Wild Atlantic Way route. The ambitious plan is a key objective of the tourism body’s 10-Year Vision for Tourism.


Tourism to Ireland sees 12.4% rise, new figures show

The number of trips made to Ireland by people living overseas has increased by 12.4% to 575,300 in February, according to new figures released by the Central Statistics Office today.


Boost for €1.67bn US tourism trade as Ireland scoops ‘best destination’ award in New York

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.