Italian travel operators have reported a boom in foreign holidaymakers booking holiday apartments this summer. Limone sul Garda, Lombardy, Italy. Photograph: iStock

Italy will allow tourists to enter quarantine-free as soon as this month, the prime minister, Mario Draghi, has announced, saying the country is “read(...)

The marina at Puerto Banus, a popular Spanish destination for Irish tourists. Photograph: Getty Images

Spain aims to reopen to overseas holidaymakers from June under the Covid digital health certificate scheme, the country’s secretary of state for touri(...)

Gerald Lawless, head of tourism and hospitality of Dubai Holdings: believes  rising education costs in the UK, combined with the country’s scrutiny of its “non-dom” tax rules, has created a good opportunity for the Republic’s universities to recruit students from Arab countries.

Increased education costs and changing tax rules for non-residents in the UK have created opportunities for the Republic’s universities to attract st(...)

Carol Gleeson, from Burren Connect, and Congella McGuire, a Clare Heritage officer,  with children from Ballyvaughan National School  examining a fossil while working on the mini dolmen removal campaign in the Burren. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark has been shortlisted as a finalist for a major international tourism and travel honour in the The Touris(...)