Introducing the first Big Bus Dublin bus to the city, the lord mayor of Dublin, Nial Ring, cut the ribbon alongside Phil Boggon, executive vice president of western Europe at Big Bus Tours.
With a series of big events on the horizon, The Convention Centre Dublin has taken the title of World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017 at the World Travel Awards. Here chief executive Stephen Meehan tells Breaking Travel News how the honour will allow him to develop the brand further.
UAE-based developer Sweid & Sweid has partnered with Banyan Tree to develop and deliver the first Banyan Tree Residences in the Middle East. Located on a large island site where DMCC, the Montgomerie Golf Course, the Emirates Golf Course and Emirates Hills intersect on Al Telal Street, the elegant new residential tower will boast tremendous views in all directions.
The Convention Centre Dublin has won 35 awards for different aspects of its business since opening just seven years ago, and most recently was named Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017 at the World Travel Awards. Following this achievement, the venue moves forward to compete with other regional winners for the ultimate title of World’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre 2017 which will be announced at the Grand Final Gala Ceremony in Phu Quoc, Vietnam in December.
Picking up the trophy for Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre, Breaking Travel News speaks to Stephen Meehan, chief executive, The Convention Centre Dublin, about the facility and what it brings to the destination.
Icelandair has announced a new year-round service to Dublin, Ireland, beginning May 8th, from their hub in Keflavik, Iceland. The non-stop flights will operate six days a week with connections onwards to 20 gateways in North America.
Dublin welcomed the first Qatar Airways flight from Doha earlier, inaugurating a new daily service designed to connect the city to the world.
The Ascott has expanded its global footprint to Ireland, one of the fastest growing economies in Europe. In a deal worth €55.1 million the Singapore based company has acquired the 136-unit Temple Bar Hotel in Dublin, positioning Ascott right at the heart of one of the world’s most attractive business centres.
Qatar Airways has announced that it will offer daily non-stop flights between Doha and Dublin, the capital of the Republic of Ireland, commencing June 12th, 2017. Situated on Ireland’s east coast, Dublin features many cultural and historic highlights and has long attracted visitors from all over the world.
Etihad Airways today announced the introduction of an additional daily year-round service between Abu Dhabi and Dublin which increases frequency on the route to 14 flights a week, effective April 1st, 2017. The second daily operation, from the beginning of the summer 2017 season, reflects Etihad Airways’ long-term commitment to the route, and coincides with the Abu Dhabi-based carrier’s tenth anniversary of flying to the Irish capital.
The Guinness Storehouse has been named Europe’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards. The award was presented to the Guinness Storehouse at the European Gala Ceremony in Forte Village, Sardinia, which was attended by hundreds of tourism and hospitality leaders from across the region.
Flight operations have been temporarily suspended at Dublin Airport this morning. The suspension comes as fire crews at the airport deal with a fire in one of the hangars. Passengers are advised to check with their airline or consult their airline website for the latest flight information.