Saturday, 17 March 2018

Minister Catherine Byrne promotes Ireland in Denmark

REPRO FREE 16/03/2018, Copenhagen, Denmark – Minister of State at the Department of Health, Catherine Byrne TD, is visiting Denmark as part of the "Promote Ireland" programme around St Patrick's Day. In Copenhagen, she attended the ‘greening’ of the Nimb Hotel in Tivoli Gardens and the Radisson Collection Royal Hotel, which re taking part in Tourism Ireland's annual Global Greening 2018. PIC SHOWS: Minister Catherine Byrne (third left) in Copenhagen with St Patrick’s characters; Cliona Manahan, Ambassador of Ireland to Denmark; Peter Nash and Julie McLaughlin, both Tourism Ireland.  Pic – KHAN TARIQ MIKKEL (no repro fee) Further press info – SinĂ©ad Grace, Tourism Ireland 087 685 9027Minister of State at the Department of Health, Catherine Byrne TD, is visiting Denmark as part of the “Promote Ireland” programme around St Patrick’s Day. 

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Portugal’s flourishing tourism industry can generate more than 1 million jobs

PortugalThe increase in the tourism of Portugal will foster more than 1 million direct and indirect jobs in the travel and tourism industry. And it becomes a one of the major main stream economy sector in Portugal.

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Cavan County Council representatives meet up with senior executives from Tourism Ireland

Cavan County CouncilRepresentatives of Cavan County Council, who are in New York for St. Patrick’s Day, met with senior executives from Tourism Ireland yesterday. They were briefed on Tourism Ireland’s extensive promotional programme in the US for this year, which is in full swing now.

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Xcaret parks of the Riviera Maya sets an example in Mexico tourism

Xcaret parkThe Xcaret parks of the Riviera Maya in the Mexican Caribbean have taken advantage of the natural wealth of the Yucatan Peninsula along with preservation of the environment to attract a vanguard tourism, becoming an example in Mexico’s tourism industry.

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Meeting held with local home stay owners, operators and tourism stakeholders at Rumtek

Meeting held with local homeA meeting was held with local home stay owners/operators and tourism stake holders at Superview Waterfall Home stay at Rumtek.

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Marriott International to expand its growth in Saudi Arabia

Marriott InternationalOne of the world’s biggest hotel chains is spreading its wings for growth in Saudi Arabia.

Marriot International expects that by 2022, it would almost double the size of its operations in the Kingdom with domestic and international tourism in the country continuing to grow.

Friday, 16 March 2018

Edinburgh Airport gets an impetus with new Beijing route announcement

Edinburgh AirportThis June, the first ever direct flights from Scotland to China will start on after the announcement was made in China this morning.
The declaration will see Hainan Airlines flights to Beijing Capital International Airport commencing from June 12. It will be flying 4 weekly on an Airbus A330-300.

Airtrade Holland BV signs new technology agreement with Travelport

TravelportTravelport, the leading Travel Commerce Platform, today announced a new multi-year technology and content agreement with Airtrade Holland BV, the Dutch leader in the field of Travel Fulfillment and Travel Technology.

Thailand International Kite Festival 2018 takes to Hua Hin skies on 23-25 March

Kite_24.5 meter long DragonThe ever-popular Thailand International Kite Festival is set to take to the skies on 23-25 March, 2018 at the Army Non Commissioned Officer School, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan. 

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The legendary Welsh Prince Madoc has the possibility to encourage Colwyn Bay tourism

legendary Welsh Prince MadocOf late, a campaign related to the legendary Welsh prince has been introduced in Conwy County in a bid to draw more tourists.
As per the folklore, Prince Madoc explored America almost 300 years before Christopher Columbus, after setting sail from Rhos-on-Sea in 1170.

The Prestige sports tourism award pays tribute to Paul van Nostrand

The Prestige sports tourismLast week on March 8th, Paul van Nostrand was in Halifax to participate in the Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance’s Prestige Awards luncheon. Van Nostrand was the finalist for the Sport Event Volunteer of the Year award for his work in co-chairing the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

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Nova Scotia Tourism introduces Heart competition

Nova Scotia TourismNova Scotia tourism is happy to declare the launch of an important consumer competition in joint venture with Canadian Affair, the multi award-winning and leading Canada travel expert.

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Asia’s biggest airlines to discuss new route opportunities in Brisbane

in-plane-pressroomAsia Pacific’s aviation industry leaders will gather in Brisbane this weekend (18-20 March) at the 16th annual Routes Asia to plan and negotiate new air services within the region.

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Explore Europe and North America with Lufthansa‘s irresistible promotional fare

Lufthansa AirwaysLufthansa German Airlines, India’s leading European Airline and first European airline with 5-star Skytrax rating announces special fares in Economy Class to selected destinations in Europe and North America. Lufthansa beckons the globetrotter within, inviting one and all to explore the world.

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