All posts tagged "Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing"

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    Irish Visitor Numbers to Dubai Up 8.1 Per Cent

    Dubai welcomed 11,629,578 guests in 2014, a 5.6 per cent increase on 2013, while Irish visitor numbers increasing by 8.1 per cent to 51,047 last year, compared to 47,201 in 2013.   Ian Scott, Director UK & Ireland, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said: “The 2014 figures demonstrate healthy year-on-year...

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    Win Two Nights at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai

    For its February ‘Dubai Update’ competition, the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is offering not one but three lucky readers two nights accommodation for two persons at the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai. Situated on a private beachfront along the famous JBR Walk, the Ritz-Carlton, Dubai is an intimate oasis that perfectly...

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    Dubai Tourism Celebrates Growth in Irish Visitors

    Dubai Tourism was celebrating new record figures for visitor arrivals from Ireland at World Travel Market, with the figures for quarter three showing an increase of 54% over the same quarter of last year. These numbers show, on an annualised basis, a record increase of 29%, making Dubai the fastest growing destination out of Ireland. Irish Travel Trade News is pleased to...

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    Dubai Fam Trip Went Behind the Scenes

    This summer, nine Irish travel agents – including Michael Holmes of Thriftway Consol – enjoyed a fam trip to Dubai hosted by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Etihad Airways and Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa. In the October issue of Irish Travel Trade News (out now!) Neil Steedman...

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    Etihad / Dubai Tourism / Jebel Ali Fam on Top of the World

    Nine lucky Irish agents enjoyed a recent fam trip to Dubai, including an ascent to the top of one of the world’s tallest buildings, the Burj Khalifa. Hosted by Fiona Lawless of Etihad Airways, Ingrid Aagesen of Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, and Ross Park of Jebel Ali Golf Resort...

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    Definitely Dubai Familiarisation Visit Itinerary

    Seven Irish retail agents will be heading off on 7th June for a five-day ‘Dubai for Families’ familiarisation visit hosted by the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Etihad Airways, and Jebel Ali International Hotels. The lucky agents are Pamela Kelly, Newbridge Travel; Jennifer Dineen, Abbey Travel; Siobhan Geraghty, Cavan Travel;...

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    DTCM at Arabian Travel Market

    Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing will be unveiling new tourism industry initiatives at the 19th Arabian Travel Market, which opens today at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre and runs until 3rd May and which will see a record 183 companies and government organisations joining it as co-participants of...

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    Dedicated Irish Dubai Update Newsletter

    In December the Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing launched a dedicated Irish version of the popular Dubai Update tourism newsletter. It initially went to more than 400 travel professionals in Ireland – and this number is growing. If you are an Irish agent you can sign up here. Dubai is...

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    Irish Agents Vote Dubai ‘Best Middle East / Africa Destination’

    At the 20th Irish Travel Trade Awards, presented at the Burlington Hotel in Dublin on 25th November 2011, Irish travel agents throughout the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland voted Dubai as the Best Middle East / Africa Destination for the sixth year in a row. Ingrid Aagesen, Senior Manager of Dubai...

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    Irish Travel Industry Christmas Party Sponsors

    Irish Travel Trade News is pleased to announce that Etihad Airways will be the Headline Sponsor for...