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Wednesday 4 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Tourists

This year
Homeless people to be moved out of Paris ahead of 2024 Olympics
The French government claim there will be a shortage of accommodation in Paris during the Rugby World Cup from September and the Olympics next summer.
Last year
Tourism Ireland was worried article about visit cost for holidaymakers would get 'amplified'
There has been a steady level of online complaints from visitors to Ireland, a Tourism Ireland report said.
All time
Travel rules for US tourists to Ireland unchanged despite EU decision to remove from safe list
The tourism sector had sought clarity as businesses feared further loss of revenue.
'It's something we need to preserve' - Gatland believes Lions need more prep time
The head coach is uncertain whether midweek games should return before and after the first Test.
An up-and-down tour for the Irish Lions could end on a high
Jack Conan, Tadhg Furlong, and Robbie Henshaw have been named to start all three Tests.
Turkey evacuates panicked tourists by boat from wildfires
Fires across Turkey since Wednesday have burned down forests, encroaching on villages and tourist destinations.
Fresh concerns for Lions tour after three Covid cases in Springboks camp
South Africa is currently in the midst of an alarming third wave of Covid-19.
2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks
Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.
'We won't give up hope': Families of Budapest boat tragedy victims visit scene
Hopes of finding survivors from one of Hungary’s worst boat disasters are fading, as 21 people are still missing.
Five dead and one missing after sightseeing planes collide in mid-air in Alaska
Helicopters and boats were deployed by the Coast Guard for the search-and-rescue operation.
Iconic Thailand bay from film The Beach to close until 2021
The news comes as a fresh blow to the tourism industry in Thailand.
10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand
It’s the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season.
Egyptian police kill 40 suspected militants after bomb attack on tourists
Authorities said information that the suspects were preparing a spate of attacks had been received.
Tourists among six dead in Nepal helicopter crash
One woman survived the crash with injuries and has been airlifted to the capital.
Here are Ireland's most – and least – popular holiday destinations
Everywhere bar the border region and midlands recorded an increase in overseas visitors last year.
16,000 travellers stranded after massive volcanic eruption in Bali
Mount Agung last erupted in November. Bali’s economy has taken a pounding over the chaos caused by the volcano.
Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers
A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.
'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation
There are tense scenes on a daily basis as temperatures soar and India experiences water shortages.
Ireland look towards Australia as Leinster crop hope to bring winning momentum
Leinster hooker Sean Cronin is excited to get back into international camp for the next month.
Taxi drivers say Dublin city restrictions are hindering transport for people with disabilities
Tourists have also been complaining about the shortage of taxis in the city centre and the fact that they can’t always be dropped right to their destination.
One of France's busiest tourist sites evacuated after threat
A man was reported after making threatening comments about security forces.
'Unacceptable': Kilkee Coast Guard could struggle with the influx of tourists, Dáil told
The Dáil was told that there had been six incidents last year where “no sea rescue was available” from the Kilkee Coast Guard.
'We could hear his phone ringing' - Taiwanese rescuers brave leaning building collapse amid quake aftershocks
At least nine people died in Tuesday’s earthquake in the popular tourist city of Hualien.
'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector
Annual arrivals have almost doubled since 2009 to 3.5 million last year.
The force is with Fáilte Ireland in this Star Wars-themed Wild Atlantic Way ad
Locations in Kerry, Cork, Clare and Donegal were picked for filming in the new Star Wars movie.
Fiji boss wants end to 'amateur era' arrangements and a share of November wealth
Head coach John McKee has a re-energised Nemani Nadolo to call on for the sold-out clash in Ireland.
Nearly 50,000 flee amid fears of Bali volcano eruption
The last time Mount Agung erupted was in 1963.
Baby dolphin dies after being surrounded by tourists 'who wanted to photograph and touch it'
A local wildlife organisation said the animal had either become sick or separated from its mother.
More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away
Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.
'The difference in Chicago is that it was an an attitudinal problem'
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen feels there’s a difference between the loss to Ireland and the defeat to the Lions.
This Barbarians XV doesn't look likely to go easy on Ulster for Pienaar's farewell
Mike Ross, Roger Wilson and Thierry Dusautoir will be playing their final game of rugby tomorrow.
While training last night, the Coast Guard was called to help tourists adrift near Sandymount beach
The two Finnish tourists were uninjured.
Schmidt's Ireland and the U20s look to future with exciting summer squads
Both squads will provide opportunities for younger players to shine.
Ireland looks absolutely stunning in this new video
Fáilte Ireland wants more Irish people to explore the west coast.
'I'm not expecting anything' - O'Mahony and Ireland stars wait on Lions call
The Munster captain is in the back row mix, with Warren Gatland set to name his squad on Wednesday.
Ireland's longest rope bridge is opening in Kerry
The owners of Kells Bay House & Gardens have put the rope bridge on their land.
€500,000 to be invested in boosting tourism at Ireland's national parks
The funding will focus on the five national parks and five nature reserves along the Wild Atlantic Way, as well as Wicklow National Park.
Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas
Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding
Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa
“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.
Irish tourism has best ever year, with 9 million visits
There were 8,919,700 million visits to Ireland up to the end of November, an 11% increase compared to the same period in 2015.