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#Tourism

# tourism - Friday 25 December, 2020

'2020 is a complete wipeout. But we'll be back': Glimmer of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for those closed all year From TheJournal.ie

'2020 is a complete wipeout. But we'll be back': Glimmer of light at the end of the Covid tunnel for those closed all year

Dec 25th 2020, 7:00 PM 18,535 Views 5 Comments

Businesses that had to shut for most of 2020 are hoping for brighter days ahead in 2021.

# tourism - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020
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# Tourism Ireland

St Patrick's week set to be starting point for plan to rebuild Irish tourism sector after 'decimation' in 2020

Dec 16th 2020, 1:09 PM 10,878 Views 12 Comments

Tourism Ireland hopes to attract international visitors here again by the summer of 2021.

# tourism - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Burren tourism group named among Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel' winners for 2021
# A Clare Winner
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# A Clare Winner

Burren tourism group named among Lonely Planet's 'Best in Travel' winners for 2021

Nov 17th 2020, 10:02 PM 22,536 Views 7 Comments

The award comes amid big changes to the tourism industry during 2020.

# tourism - Sunday 1 November, 2020

VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today
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# Economy

VAT rate reduction for tourism and hospitality sector kicks in today

Nov 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 23,979 Views 32 Comments

The Finance Minister said the change was introduced in recognition of the unprecedented challenges facing particular sectors.

# tourism - Saturday 17 October, 2020

'We need to open up our travel industry,' says Minister
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'We need to open up our travel industry,' says Minister

Oct 17th 2020, 4:12 PM 76,789 Views 82 Comments

Minister Robert Troy said it is “critically important” for tourism and trade to have an open travel industry.

# tourism - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option
# Holibops
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# Holibops

Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option

Oct 6th 2020, 6:32 PM 47,857 Views 25 Comments

The idea of Ireland having an extra bank holiday to boost the tourism sector has been mooted for several months.

# tourism - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget
# Kurzarbeit
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# Kurzarbeit

German short-time work benefit model being considered by government ahead of Budget

Sep 30th 2020, 3:10 PM 42,446 Views 12 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said specific sector supports are under consideration.

# tourism - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday
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# Living With Covid

Government will 'broadly support' new EU approach to air travel as Green List set to be updated on Monday

Updated Sep 15th 2020, 4:18 PM 83,839 Views 49 Comments

The government provided details on the new arrangements for air travel at a press conference today.

# tourism - Friday 31 July, 2020

'Nothing short of disastrous': Hoteliers say their futures are bleak as revenues plummet due to Covid
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# Empty Rooms

'Nothing short of disastrous': Hoteliers say their futures are bleak as revenues plummet due to Covid

Jul 31st 2020, 6:10 AM 30,081 Views 65 Comments

The average room occupancy stood at 42% for July.

# tourism - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be
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Funding for greenways across 20 counties announced, here's where they could be

Jul 30th 2020, 5:23 PM 48,754 Views 41 Comments

The funding covers route options and feasibility studies.

# tourism - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'
# Housing Crisis
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# Housing Crisis

ESRI says affordability pressures for renters 'likely to worsen'

Jul 28th 2020, 3:50 PM 14,918 Views 24 Comments

Renters are more likely to work in the sectors worst hit by the pandemic.

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions
# Covid19
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# Covid19

Global virus deaths pass 650,000 as new surges prompt fresh restrictions

Jul 28th 2020, 9:41 AM 17,319 Views 40 Comments

European countries are struggling to balance keeping tourism open while guarding against new flare-ups of infection.

# tourism - Friday 24 July, 2020

Admission charges for Dún Aonghasa, Castletown House and other heritage sites to be waived
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# Tourism

Admission charges for Dún Aonghasa, Castletown House and other heritage sites to be waived

Jul 24th 2020, 3:37 PM 33,096 Views 14 Comments

The government hopes this will help to encourage people to take trips within Ireland.

# tourism - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'A very real danger': Just 4,000 calls made to 60,000 Dublin Airport arrivals in first two weeks of July
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# Travel

'A very real danger': Just 4,000 calls made to 60,000 Dublin Airport arrivals in first two weeks of July

Jul 23rd 2020, 12:47 PM 48,496 Views 79 Comments

Only half of the calls made were answered.

# tourism - Monday 13 July, 2020

Busiest recent flight from Texas to Dublin had 'fewer than 20 passengers on board'
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# Travel

Busiest recent flight from Texas to Dublin had 'fewer than 20 passengers on board'

Jul 13th 2020, 4:38 PM 68,580 Views 107 Comments

Only two such flights from Dallas to Dublin have landed since the route resumed service.

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine
# Tourism
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# Tourism

'We don't have time to police customers': Bar and restaurant owners call for guidance on tourist quarantine

Jul 13th 2020, 1:13 PM 41,427 Views 59 Comments

Some hospitality businesses have turned away tourists who are not following the quarantine advice on arrival in Ireland.

# tourism - Friday 10 July, 2020

Fáilte Ireland may target Northern Irish visitors to bolster tourism trade
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# Staycation

Fáilte Ireland may target Northern Irish visitors to bolster tourism trade

Jul 10th 2020, 6:10 AM 7,665 Views 15 Comments

More and more people will be staying on the island for a holiday this summer.

# tourism - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'
# Staycation
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# Staycation

Extra bank holiday not ruled out as tourism industry says Covid-19 impact has been 'catastrophic'

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:07 PM 42,472 Views 42 Comments

Fáilte Ireland is calling for the VAT rate to be changed to 5% to help the tourism sector.

# tourism - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Call for extension of wage subsidy scheme into 2021 as conference sector 'on verge of collapse'
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# Economy

Call for extension of wage subsidy scheme into 2021 as conference sector 'on verge of collapse'

Jul 1st 2020, 10:55 AM 18,770 Views 26 Comments

Event organisers have said they face the prospect of no income for 18 months.

# tourism - Saturday 27 June, 2020

‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry
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# Catherine Martin

‘Whatever you’re having yourself’: TD questions new ‘jumble drawer’ ministry

Jun 27th 2020, 10:53 PM 69,941 Views 88 Comments

Some critics have concerns about whether each area will get enough attention from Catherine Martin.

# tourism - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

State should give €200 voucher to every adult in the country to boost domestic tourism, says Sinn Féin
# Staycations
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# Staycations

State should give €200 voucher to every adult in the country to boost domestic tourism, says Sinn Féin

Jun 23rd 2020, 2:58 PM 34,195 Views 114 Comments

The scheme would also see every child receiving a voucher worth €100.

# tourism - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'We've had a slew of bookings since Friday': Hoteliers' plans to reopen in the Covid-19 era
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'We've had a slew of bookings since Friday': Hoteliers' plans to reopen in the Covid-19 era

Jun 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,933 Views 28 Comments

Hoteliers have asked for clarity on small weddings, and live music events this summer.

# tourism - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced
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# Blue Flag

Did your local beach get a Blue Flag this year? The list has been announced

Jun 9th 2020, 11:35 AM 72,948 Views 24 Comments

Donegal had the most Blue Flags this year.

# tourism - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland
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'It's not necessary anymore': Aer Lingus wants rid of the two-week quarantine for people flying into Ireland

Jun 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 38,843 Views 56 Comments

The Irish airline has echoed calls made by Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary.

# tourism - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Italy hopes to win back visitors as it re-opens to European tourists
# Key Industry
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# Key Industry

Italy hopes to win back visitors as it re-opens to European tourists

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:14 AM 19,899 Views 56 Comments

The tourism sector contributes around 13% to Italy’s GDP.

# tourism - Friday 29 May, 2020

Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list
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Greece to accept tourists from 29 countries from mid-June - but Ireland is not on the list

Updated May 29th 2020, 7:25 PM 103,471 Views 91 Comments

The Greek government imposed an early lockdown, which is credited with limiting the spread of Covid-19.

# tourism - Monday 25 May, 2020

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season
# Covid19
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# Covid19

Greece resumes island ferry services in bid to salvage summer tourist season

May 25th 2020, 9:01 AM 19,943 Views 28 Comments

Travel to the islands had been generally off-limits since a lockdown in late March.

# tourism - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Taoiseach rules out 0% VAT rate for tourism, but cut could be brought in by the next government
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Taoiseach rules out 0% VAT rate for tourism, but cut could be brought in by the next government

May 7th 2020, 3:37 PM 15,145 Views 40 Comments

The Taoiseach said he is in favour of a tourism taskforce being set up.

# tourism - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

New bank holiday 'at tail end of the year' would benefit Irish tourism sector, says junior minister
# Staycations
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# Staycations

New bank holiday 'at tail end of the year' would benefit Irish tourism sector, says junior minister

May 6th 2020, 4:32 PM 25,690 Views 26 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris told this website that he thinks another bank holiday is a good idea.

# tourism - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff
# Covid-19
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# Covid-19

Airbnb confirms almost 1,900 job losses - 25% of all staff

May 5th 2020, 9:16 PM 32,603 Views 50 Comments

Several hundred people are employed by the company in Dublin.

# tourism - Friday 20 March, 2020

Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'
# Rentals
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# Rentals

Increase in available rental properties in Dublin 'likely related to collapse of tourism'

Mar 20th 2020, 5:05 PM 35,712 Views 28 Comments

Half of the Dublin increase is concentrated in the most in-demand property type and area for the short-term market.

# tourism - Sunday 1 March, 2020

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief
# Coronavirus
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# Coronavirus

Covid-19: Decision on St Patrick's Festival expected this week, says Tourism Ireland chief

Mar 1st 2020, 12:48 PM 31,886 Views 54 Comments

Niall Gibbons said that coronavirus was a major threat to Irish tourism.

# tourism - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Dublin is to get another hotel and this one will be right next to Croke Park
# Croker
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# Croker

Dublin is to get another hotel and this one will be right next to Croke Park

Feb 13th 2020, 7:58 AM 27,637 Views 31 Comments

Dalata Hotel Group hopes to open the new Maldron in 2023.

# tourism - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle
# Your Hometown
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# Your Hometown

This Tipperary 'biketown' has worked hard to recover from recession - but it's been an uphill struggle

Feb 5th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,671 Views 4 Comments

In an area in need of more mental health services, Carrick-on-Suir locals have devised a plan to try to sustain itself.

# tourism - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'Iconic' Punta Ventana stone arch collapses as earthquake hits Puerto Rico
# Guayanilla
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# Guayanilla

'Iconic' Punta Ventana stone arch collapses as earthquake hits Puerto Rico

Jan 7th 2020, 7:51 AM 30,201 Views 16 Comments

Damage was caused across the island by the 5.8-magnitude earthquake.

# tourism - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach
# Time Please
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# Time Please

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach

Dec 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 137,779 Views 86 Comments

Leo Varadkar says tourists to Dublin often find Irish night life ‘disappointing’.

# tourism - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit
# Go West
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# Go West

Galway named one of the best cities in the world to visit

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:10 AM 35,991 Views 52 Comments

Lonely Planet describes Galway as “brilliantly bohemian”.

# tourism - Friday 11 October, 2019

Fáilte Ireland makes its biggest investment ever in a tourist attraction to overhaul Galway museum From TheJournal.ie

Fáilte Ireland makes its biggest investment ever in a tourist attraction to overhaul Galway museum

Oct 11th 2019, 10:57 AM 48,126 Views 16 Comments

The agency is ploughing over €6 million into museum and new plaza near Spanish Arch.

# tourism - Monday 30 September, 2019

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists
# Racing
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# Racing

Greyhound board in 'shock' over decision to not promote the sport to tourists

Sep 30th 2019, 3:23 PM 24,166 Views 67 Comments

Irish tourism bodies met with the Irish Greyhound Board to inform them of this decision last Thursday.

# tourism - Friday 6 September, 2019

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'
# Dublin And Shannon
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# Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Sep 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 31,755 Views 31 Comments

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

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