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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/

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