Changes to the adaptation fund, with a particular emphasis on pubs.
The Burren Ecotourism Network has been named a ‘Best Community Tourism Project’ by Lonely Planet. The global travel company unveiled the accolade in its prestigious Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2021.
Ennis Chamber has launched Shop Local 'Clare Gift Card'. This exciting initiative has been launched to support and drive the local economy across 'The Banner' county.
To date our Strategic Marketing Plan has moved from 'Dream of Clare' to 'Refresh your Spirits' and 'Make a Break for it' in County Clare.
The COVID-19 Adaptation Fund is the third step in Fáilte Ireland’s approach to re-opening and has been designed to contribute to the costs incurred by tourism businesses as they implement Fáilte Ireland’s Guidelines for Re-opening.
The scheme will provide a maximum of €125 in income tax credits to tax-payers who spend up to €625 in restaurants, pubs, hotels, B&Bs and other qualifying businesses, from Autumn 2020 through to Spring 2021, including over the Christmas period.
We now have free images and other resources to help you to remind people around the globe that Clare is amazing. Check them out here.
The event will provide an opportunity for us to share our plans to help the industry survive the COVID-19 crisis and begin the journey to recovery. The event will feature industry updates, briefings on our initiatives to support the industry and a live Q&A session. Invitations will be issued from 21 January. To ensure you receive your invitation please check your trade portal account is up to date. For further information, contact Customer Support by telephone on 1800 242473 or +35318847101 or by email at Customer Support
This is a living document which means as Government restrictions and Public Health guidelines evolve, this document will also evolve to reflect new Government advice and changes to protocols when they emerge. All sectoral guidelines have been developed in line with the Government’s Roadmap for Reopening Society and Business, Work Safely Protocol and the Resilience and Recovery 2020 2021: Plan for Living with COVID 19, and based on the latest health guidance available from the Department of Health and the HSE. The links to latest guidelines will be included throughout the document.
Compared to the same time last year, the majority of consumers say that they are taking less of all types of trips in the latest 6 months of 2020.
This eLearning Suite is 100% subsidised by Fáilte Ireland, offering a broad range of modules for employees to refresh their skills in advance of business reopening. This offers your team the opportunity to boost their professional development and enhance skills and ensures your business is better prepared for a return to trading when operating restrictions for businesses are eased.
The Cliffs of Moher feature in the first of three short films which Tourism Ireland and the Abbey Theatre have collaborated on to help keep the beauty of Ireland to the fore and to showcase our authentic home-grown talent around the world.
As Ireland re-opens and we begin enjoying and exploring our country again, guests and customers need to know they're safe. By signing up to COVID-19 Safety Charter, Irish tourism and hospitality businesses will reassure their customers that the right protocols have been followed.
County Clare really is a special place to refresh your spirits. It’s where seascapes, landscapes and lakescapes all combine with a rich historical tapestry to set the backdrop for a memorable holiday. It’s wonderful for families, couples, solo travellers, and activity enthusiasts. Check out and share our 'It's all there... in Clare, under the gaze of Loop Head Lighthouse' video with the world.
Here are some practical steps, supports and guidance to help your business mitigate the impact of COVID-19