As Aer Lingus unveils its new livery, Breaking Travel News catches up with Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, to discover how important the carrier is to the hospitality sector in the destination
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.
Recognised with the title of Europe’s Leading Meetings & Conference Centre by the World Travel Awards, Paul Carnell, sales director with the Convention Centre Dublin, talks to Breaking Travel News about the honour.
The Guinness Storehouse has retained its position as Ireland’s number one international visitor attraction by surpassing all previous records, with 1,711,281 guests passing through its doors in 2017. Since first opening its doors to the public in 2000, the Guinness Storehouse has welcomed almost 18 million visitors.
The Convention Centre Dublin has announced that it will host the live televised UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying draw, which will take place on December 2nd, 2018. The 2020 championships mark the 60th anniversary of UEFA’s prestigious competition.
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.
Adare Manor has appointed Paul Heery to the role of general manager. The announcement comes as the five-star castle hotel enters its final refurbishment phase.
Residents of Qatar can now apply for visas to Ireland at a centrally-located Visa Application Centre launched in Doha by the embassy of Ireland in partnership with VFS Global. Applicants can visit the centre to enrol their biometrics and submit visa applications in a modern and comfortable environment.
bmi regional has commenced its new service between London Stansted and City of Derry Airport, with dignitaries from both destinations there to celebrate the launch. Passengers arriving on the first in-bound flight and the connecting outbound flight were treated to cake and coffee to celebrate the launch.