An Indian Summer For Laois – As Top Tour Operators Pay A Visit

Seven leading tour operators from India have been visiting Laois and Ireland this week, on a fact-finding tour organised by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with Fáilte Ireland and Tourism NI.   The tour operators – based in the cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh – are here to experience at first-hand what Laois […]

1.7 million Scandinavians to read all about Laois and Ireland

Journalists from Denmark and Sweden have been exploring Ireland’s Ancient East and the Wild Atlantic Way, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. As a result of their visit, more than 1.7 million Scandinavians will be reading all about Laois and Ireland over the coming months.   The journalists, representing a number of major […]

Top British Tour Operators Stop Off In Laois And Ireland’s Ancient East

Leading British coach and group tour operators have been visiting Ireland’s Ancient East, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland. They were here to attend a workshop in Kilkenny, where they met with Irish tourism enterprises to negotiate for their 2017 programmes.   The tour operators also took part in a fact-finding visit around […]

Top American Travel Agents Check Out Co Laois

Two groups of top travel agents from across the US visited Co Laois over the weekend, as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with American Airlines and Aer Lingus.   The agents – all representatives of top-producing American travel companies like Ensemble, Virtuoso, Signature Vacations and American Express – were here on […]

US travel industry votes Ireland ‘Number One’ for client satisfaction second year in a row

For the second year running, Ireland has been voted the “destination with the highest client satisfaction” at last night’s WAVE awards in the US, beating off strong competition in the same category from other destinations including Great Britain, France, Italy and Greece.   The gala awards ceremony, organised by TravelAge West magazine, took place in Beverly Hills, California, and was […]