Grad of the Year
Andrew Grant of DIT, IHI Graduate of the Year is pictured at the Founders Banquet with sponsor, Hugh...

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Stellar Line Up for Global Summit
The line-up for the Global Hospitality Tech Summit which is running alongside next year’s Food &am...

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IHI Founders Banquet
The annual Irish Hospitality Institute Founders Banquet and Irish Hospitality Awards takes place on ...

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Hospitality Expo- Biggest Ever
Hospitality Expo 2018 - RDS - 6-7 of February looks certain to be the largest most comprehensive sin...

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Grad of the Year
Stellar Line Up for Global Summit
IHI Founders Banquet
Hospitality Expo- Biggest Ever


Space Stunt Spotlights Skellig

Planet Earth’s first interstellar tourism campaign has taken off – highlighting a destination that is truly “out of this world”. As Star Wars fans everywhere eagerly await Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Tourism Ireland is celebrating the film’s imminent release with a fun publicity stunt – the first ever tourism campaign in space!
 spave1217Perched above the earth in space, a billboard ad is highlighting “Earth’s Wild Atlantic Way” with an image of Skellig Michael, otherwise known as Luke Skywalker’s hide-out in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Tourism Ireland’s billboard was launched into space using a weather balloon, to reach a peak altitude of 33,390 metres – where a photo and short film of the ad were then captured.
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Plan for former historic hotel

Property investor Joe Donnelly, via his company RESAM, plans  to redevelop the Victoria Hotel site at  St Patrick’s St,Cork.

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 As the Royal Victoria Hotel, the building hosted guests such as Charles Stewart Parnell, Winston Churchill, Michael Collins, and James Joyce.
 It hosted the second ever meeting of the Gaelic Athletic Association, in 1884, and in more recent decades was known for its nightclub, Coco’s, and the 1980s Gay Future bar, named after a legendary Cork syndicate horse-racing ‘sting’ on British bookies.
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Blue Haven goes Dyson

The Blue Haven Hotel in Kinsale, Co. Cork has announced its partnership with Dyson to create Ireland’s first Dyson Hotel, which will combine the award-winning hospitality of 


The Blue Haven with Dyson’s game-changing, problem-solving technologies.
Magdalena Ruda, General Manager at The Blue Haven Hotel, is p[ictured with Daniel Wolverson, Dyson Ireland.  
Director Ciaran Fitzgerald said, “We continue to improve our guests’ experience, by thinking outside the box, while maintaining and respecting the unique character and history of The Blue Haven.  We are very excited to be Ireland's first Dyson Hotel, following on from successful implementations in the boutique Rosewood Hotel in London and Pier One in Sydney.’’
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Students Food Showcase

The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) hosted their annual Food Product Development Showcase. This event is the culmination of a semester’s work on the Bachelor of Business in Culinary Arts Degree, and brings together modules in Culinary Entrepreneurship and Food Packaging & Design.
 The students worked individually, or in groups, to develop an innovative food product, along with a Business Plan to support their product. Sixteen products were presented to a panel of judges, which included Artie Clifford,Chairperson of Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards; Michele Santry, Food To Go Musgrave Retail Partners Ireland; David Chandler, Sales Director of Blenders and Julie Delaney, Brand Manager for Blenders. Adrienne Rogers, Head of Enterprise at Cork City Local Enterprise Office, and Eddie O’Neill, Artisan Food Specialist with Teagasc were also in attendance for the showcase.
 The hotly contested event saw the following products coming to the fore:
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Irish sell luxury in Cannes

Sixteen tourism businesses from the island of Ireland join Tourism Ireland in Cannes this week, for the annual International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM). 


Pictured are Crothúr Murphy, Custom Ireland; Amanda Horan, Fáilte Ireland; Paula Ward, Paula Ward's Ireland; Geraldine Egan, Tourism Ireland; Joanne Taylor, Tourism NI; Leigh Heggarty, Galgorm Resort & Spa; Susie Hopkins-Burke, The K Club; Dermot O'Neill, Moloney & Kelly; Róisín Wallace, Manor House Hotels; Siobhan Byrne-Learat and Lara Moran, both Adams & Butler; Lisa Marshall, Lough Eske Castle; Rosalie Delany, Mount Juliet Estate; Paula Stephens, The Merchant Hotel; Eoin McGrath, Culloden Estate & Spa; Doireann Hicks, The Merrion; Niamh O'Shea, Killarney Park Hotel; Hillarie McGuinness, Tourism Ireland; Sara Dolan, Cliff Group; Emer Mortell, Culloden Estate & Spa; and John Hehir, Dromoland Castle.
ILTM is an invitation-only event for the global luxury travel industry – attracting more than 1,500 influential travel agents and decision-makers working in the luxury travel sector, as well as leading luxury travel editors and journalists from about 170 publications across the globe.
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