Niall Gibbons

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Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce: “I think Boeing are fantastic engineering company, they will fix this issue.” Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The Irish-born boss of Australia’s largest airline, Qantas, has affirmed his confidence in Boeing as the planemaker works to improve its aircraft foll(...)

Adare Manor: Europe’s top resort, according to Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019

Adare Manor, in Co Limerick, and Dromoland Castle, in Co Clare, have been named Europe’s top two resorts by Condé Nast Traveler, whose Readers’ Choice(...)

Dublin compares reasonably well with other cities around the world when it comes to overall reputation, scoring better than Seattle, Boston and Barcelona but behind San Francisco, Toronto, London, Copenhagen and Sydney

It’s not a surprise. When foreign workers living in Dublin were asked to identify the city’s main characteristic, most of them reached immediately for(...)

Cathay Pacific axed several routes on Thursday. Photograph: Reuters

Cathay Pacific’s direct flights from Hong Kong to Dublin have been caught in the crossfire of anti-government protests as the carrier announced on Thu(...)

Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons, Minister for Tourism Shane Ross and Joan O’Shaughnessy, chairman of Tourism Ireland. Mr Ross said the figures for 2019 to date have been excellent given the uncertainty in the global economy. Photograph:   Keith Arkins

Tourism Ireland is to press ahead with an ambitious promotional campaign in Britain despite warnings that a hard Brexit could cost the industry almost(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins at St Kilian’s Cathedral in Würzburg on the third day of the State visit to  Germany. Photograph: Maxwell’s

President Michael D Higgins has welcomed Ireland’s new consulate general in Frankfurt, and rising German visitors to Ireland, as indicators of a new e(...)

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons said that since 2002 nearly 30 million overseas visitors had visited Northern Ireland.

Tourism Ireland has strongly rejected claims by the DUP’s Ian Paisley that “there is a view” it “really first and foremost has to promote the Republic(...)

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons said the North America market continues to perform very strongly with visitor and revenue numbers up by over 10 per cent, but it is offset by falls in revenue elsewhere.

A fall-off in tourism revenues for the first time in years has been blamed on global economic uncertainty. The number of overseas visitors to Irelan(...)

Sterling under pressure: some 44 per cent of visitors to the island of Ireland are from Britain, with these visitors generating 25 per cent of overseas tourism revenue. Photograph: iStock.

A certain amount of stoicism is required for Irish tourist authorities tasked with maximising the number of visitors to the island from Britain. So mu(...)

Hainan Airlines commenced a new, year-round service between Dublin and Shenzhen in February. It also flies between Dublin and Beijing.

Tourism Ireland is to double its marketing spend in China from €500,000 to 1 million as it looks to grow visitor numbers to Ireland to 200,000 by 2025(...)

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