The Boyne Valley was showcased at World Travel Market this week, the leading global event for the tourism industry. Over 50,000 tourism professionals, tour operators, media and travel organisers attended the exhibition in the ExCel, London. Boyne Valley Tourism teamed up with Tourism Ireland to promote the region during the week long event from November 1st to 4th. Carina Mountcharles, Rock Farm Slane and Slane Tourism, David Santana, Conyngham Arms Hotel, Slane are pictured at the stand.
The Annual steam Threshing Festival 2015 was our 40th Event and much preparation was put into celebrating this nostalgic occasion.
1.5 million Australians to read all about Ireland’s Ancient East in weekend newspapers
More than 1.5 million Australians will be reading all about Ireland’s Ancient East in their newspapers this weekend. Tourism Ireland has arranged for a feature about Ireland’s Ancient East to appear in the Sydney Morning Herald (about 930,000 readers) and The Age newspaper in Melbourne (633,000 readers).
Spotlight on Ireland Ancient East (“Le Terre Millenarie d’Irlanda”) at travel fair in Rimini
Ireland’s Ancient East (“Le Terre Millenarie d’Irlanda”) was unveiled by Tourism Ireland to Italian travel professionals attending TTG Incontri in Rimini this week.
Ten Spanish travel agents have been visiting Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Aer Lingus. One of the highlights of their time here was a guided tour of Newgrange. They also enjoyed lunch in the Brambles Café in the Brú na Bóinne Visitor Centre.
Eleven (11) French group travel organisers are visiting Co Meath and Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland.
Two groups of leading travel agents from across the USA are taking part in fact-finding visits of the island of Ireland this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland, American Airlines and Aer Lingus. They are here to attend a B2B workshop with Irish tourism companies – organised by Fáilte Ireland – at the Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, Co Laois.
An article showcasing the Royal County and Ireland’s Ancient East appeared in a recent edition of the New Zealand Herald (daily newspaper), profiling the destination to more than 450,000 readers – or potential New Zealand holidaymakers for Ireland.
Members of the French Marketing Partnership Group (MPG) are visiting Ireland’s Ancient East this week, as guests of Tourism Ireland.
The MPG is made up of leading French tour operators, as well as air and sea carriers, and is the official vehicle for consulting with tourism partners in France. As well as acting as a fact-finding trip to Ireland, their visit was an excellent opportunity for Tourism Ireland to introduce Ireland’s Ancient East to senior travel representatives from France.