• Hospitality Ulster chief says that 20 percent VAT of Northern Ireland is chocking tourism to death

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Paschal Donohoe, the Irish Minister for Finance announced yesterday what is probably being the final budget under the confidence-and-supply agreement.
    Dominated by health and housing, the minister is quite certain that gross domestic product will develop in the next period against this budget.
    Over the past week, most prominent to us at Hospitality Ulster and the media across the island was the confirmation by Mr Donohoe to lift up VAT on hospitality services in the Republic from earlier special rate of 9% to a new rate of 13.5%.
    This encouragement has been discarded by the main lobby...
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  • “The Wild Atlantic Way is a spectacular route to tour” - says TV presenter Angela Scanlon

    “The Wild Atlantic Way is a spectacular route to tour” - says TV presenter Angela Scanlon

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A new online film starring TV and radio presenter Angela Scanlon and her dad Phelim exploring Mayo and Sligo has been unveiled. It's the third in a series of four short films created by Tourism Ireland and The Daily Telegraph to highlight Ireland to holidaymakers in Great Britain.
    The online videos - called “On the road with Angela Scanlon” - are all about driving holidays around the island of Ireland. They're hosted on the Telegraph website and are being promoted via online advertising as well as on the social platforms of both The Daily Telegraph and Tourism Ireland, including Facebook...
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  • Northern Ireland says ‘Guten Tag' in Germany

    Northern Ireland says ‘Guten Tag' in Germany

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    Thirty (30) tourism companies from Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland travelled to Offenbach, near Frankfurt, recently - to take part in a B2B workshop and networking event with leading German tour operators. The event was organised by Tourism Ireland, to continue to grow visitor numbers from Germany, our third-largest tourism market, in 2019 and beyond.
    The delegation from the island of Ireland - which included hotels and B&Bs, visitor attractions, ferry companies and destination management companies - met with German, Swiss and Austrian tour operators, in a bid to convince the...
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  • “Visiting Northern Ireland has been a magical experience” - says TV presenter Angela Scanlon

    “Visiting Northern Ireland has been a magical experience” - says TV presenter Angela Scanlon

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    A new online film starring TV and radio presenter Angela Scanlon and her dad Phelim exploring Northern Ireland has been unveiled by Tourism Ireland. It's part of a series of four short films created by Tourism Ireland and The Daily Telegraph to highlight driving holidays here in GB.
    The online videos are called “On the road with Angela Scanlon”. They're hosted on the Telegraph website and are being promoted via online advertising as well as on the social platforms of both The Daily Telegraph and Tourism Ireland, including Facebook and Twitter, and will be seen by around 123,000 viewers.
    In...
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