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From TheJournal.ie Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year Céad Míle Fáilte

Tourists spent an average of €479 each in Ireland this year

The equivalent of 469 million pints in Temple Bar overall.

New York Times spends 36 hours in Dublin, makes it look stunning

It’s a grand little city all the same.

From TheJournal.ie Reports vary as Thai police arrest three men over murder of British tourists Koh Tao

Reports vary as Thai police arrest three men over murder of British tourists

There are reports that one man has confessed to the killings.

Watch 12 hapless tourists struggling to translate Irish slang

“If I had a garden full of Mickeys?”

Hungry stingray jumps onto ramp, demands food

“Alright mate?”

From TheJournal.ie Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand Warning

Tourists urged to take care swimming after boy dies from box jellyfish sting in Thailand

Hotels have been told to prepare emergency kits for jellyfish stings.

From TheJournal.ie Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year Fáilte

Over 440 visitors to Ireland had to report a crime last year

The Irish Tourist Assistance Service responded to a range of crime or other traumatic incidents affecting over 800 tourists in 2013.

'No loud Americans' cafe in Kerry shuts up shop for a few days

“Far from the maddening crowd”.

'No loud Americans' sign in Kerry picked up by US media

The sign is in the window of a café in Waterville.

From TheJournal.ie Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing Emerald Isle

Why do tourists love Ireland? Clever marketing

More than 7 million tourists are expected to visit Ireland this year.

From TheJournal.ie The Gathering-lite? Government propose new plan to keep the Diaspora visiting On A Visit

The Gathering-lite? Government propose new plan to keep the Diaspora visiting

€3 million is being provided to support 700 local community-based events and festivals each year.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists think Ireland is great value for money 40 Shades Of Green This post contains a poll

9 things every tourist coming to Ireland should know

We’re here to help.

From TheJournal.ie Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright Fungi

Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright

Fungi might be nearing retirement, but he’s pulling out all the stops for The Gathering.

From TheJournal.ie San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare San Francisco

San Fran's Union Square temporarily shut down due to bomb scare

A suspicious bag led to the evacuation of the square.

From TheJournal.ie UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter Tourism

UK visa changes will boost Irish tourism numbers - Shatter

The Justice Minister says that the Common Travel Area with the UK will allow Ireland attract thousands of Chinese tourists.

From TheJournal.ie The Gathering might return in five or seven years time, says Varadkar Tourism

The Gathering might return in five or seven years time, says Varadkar

The Gathering brought in more than 300,000 tourists, but he said it is not something that can be done too often.

From TheJournal.ie Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2% Tourism

Tourists travelling to Ireland up 4.2%

The number of overseas trips to Ireland by non-residents increased to 1.893 million trips from April to June of this year.

From TheJournal.ie Police analysing tourists' phone data in Madeleine McCann investigation Madeleine McCann

Police analysing tourists' phone data in Madeleine McCann investigation

Police are trawling through the phone records of people who were staying at the Portuguese resort at the time the little girl went missing.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found Not In Louvre

Investigation at the Louvre after thousands of fake tickets found

Some of the tickets being presented by Chinese tourists were said to be “perfect clones”.

From TheJournal.ie Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea Attack

Trekkers attacked with machetes and spears in Papua New Guinea

Two guides were hacked to death during the shocking incident.

From TheJournal.ie German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport Knock

German tourists boost passenger numbers at Knock Airport

Over 85,000 passengers passed through the airport last month with numbers travelling to popular sun destinations also up.

WATCH: Woman's brilliant reaction to moving statue

We don’t know what she was expecting.

From TheJournal.ie China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays Be Nice Now

China is worried about how their citizens behave when on holidays

The nation’s state-run television CCTV even a ran a series of programs aimed at encouraging good manners and acceptance of foreign customs when abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about the death of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and the US moving closer to military intervention in Syria.

From TheJournal.ie Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park Emergency This post contains images

Yosemite fires cause tourists to flee national park

A state of emergency has been declared in some parts of California.

8 essential hacks for tourists visiting Ireland Drive On The Left This post contains videos

8 essential hacks for tourists visiting Ireland

Did you know that “thankspenneys” isn’t a word?

From TheJournal.ie Boost for tourism with visitor numbers up 5.4 per cent in first six months Tourism

Boost for tourism with visitor numbers up 5.4 per cent in first six months

Minister Leo Varadkar said today it looks like The Gathering is succeeding in persuading people to travel here.

From TheJournal.ie Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike Closed

Eiffel Tower remains closed for a second day due to strike

An average of 25,000 visitors climb up the Eiffel Tower every day, but it remains closed for business today.

From TheJournal.ie Did your town make the cut? Long list for Ireland's Top Tourism Town announced Tourism

Did your town make the cut? Long list for Ireland's Top Tourism Town announced

Now in its second year, the award is designed to recognise Irish towns and villages where the local community goes “the extra mile to enhance their appeal to tourists”.

From TheJournal.ie Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover Hotels

Romantic getaways helping over half of Irish hotels increase turnover

A new survey also showed that hoteliers have a more positive outlook about growth at their own business over the next year.

It's officially* summer! Let's play Irish summer bingo

*Depending on who you talk to.

From TheJournal.ie 7.4pc more overseas tourists in first three months of The Gathering The Gathering

7.4pc more overseas tourists in first three months of The Gathering

CSO figures confirm a significant bump in tourist numbers from abroad in the first quarter of 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland getting better in offering value for money, say tourists Tourism

Ireland getting better in offering value for money, say tourists

Tourists told Fáilte Ireland that Ireland has improved significantly in giving value for money over the past 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is Ireland still a 'rip-off Republic'? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is Ireland still a 'rip-off Republic'?

A survey of tourists shows that our image among overseas visitors as a rip-off country has reversed – do you agree?

From TheJournal.ie Initial probe into Egypt balloon crash rules out 'criminal activity' Luxor

Initial probe into Egypt balloon crash rules out 'criminal activity'

Four investigating teams are examining the evidence after up to 19 tourists were killed in the hot-air balloon crash.

From TheJournal.ie Tourism Ireland aims to get more Russians to visit here To Russia With Love

Tourism Ireland aims to get more Russians to visit here

Trade mission lands in Moscow and St Petersburg to raise awareness of island’s attractions to the 24 million Russians who travel abroad annually.