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10.02.17 - Irish Tourism Award Winners 2017

Irish Tourism Award Winners 2017

The 2017 Irish Tourism Industry Award winners were announced recently at a gala event in the Clayton Hotel in Dublin.

 

These awards recognise companies at home and abroad who have made a significant contribution to improving visitor experiences in Ireland and to increase the number of visitors from overseas.


The winners were as follows:

 

•    Best Adventure Experience – Vagabong Tours of Ireland

 

•    Best Business Tourism Innovation – Google Sales Conference 2015- Green Light Events

 

•    Best Environmental Tourism Innovation – Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park, Kildare

 

•    Best Festival / Event Experience (over 50,000 people) – Bray Air Display

 

 •    Best Festival / Event Experience (under 50,000 people) - Aer Lingus College Football Classic, Dublin

 

•    Best Food & Beverage Experience – Airfield Estate, Dublin

 

•    Best International Access Initiative – Dublin Airport

 

 •    Best International Marketing Initiative – World Buiatrics Congress- MCI Dublin

 

•    Best Local Authority Tourism Innovation – The Lough Derg Marketing Group (Tipperary, Clare and Galway County Councils)

 

 •    Best Cultural Experience (over 100,000 people) - GPO Witness History, Dublin (pictured below)

 

•    Best Cultural Experience (under100,000 people) – Cnoc Suain, Galway

 

•    Best Leisure Tourism Innovation - City – Limerick

 

•    Best Leisure Tourism Innovation – County- Westport House, Mayo

 

•    Best Innovative Place to Stay – River Valley Holiday Park, Wicklow

 

•    Special Recognition Award – Ireland 2016 Centenary Programme

 

 A huge congratulations to all the winners. To see the full list of winners, visit http://www.irishtourismindustryawards.ie/2017-winners/

Story Source: Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2017


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