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Acumen Appoints Donal Lowry as Head of Asset Management

Acumen Appoints Donal Lowry as Head of Asset Management :   http://bit.ly/2ucb NBh

New Asian routes key enablers of Dublin Airport June growth

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                                                  B-1549 Boeing 787-900 Hanian Airlines  The introduction of direct flights to Hong Kong by Cathay Pacific which commenced four times weekly from 2 June using Airbus A350-900 aircraft and new Hanian Airlines Beijing service  commenced on 12 June operating four times weekly initially using Airbus A330-300 aircraft was reflected in the latest Dublin Airport June passenger figures, with other international traffic, which includes flights to the Middle East ,North Africa and Asia Pacific region, growing by almost 28% to almost 92,000 passengers. Tourism Ireland estimates that about 70,000 Chinese visitors came to the island of Ireland last year, up from 60,000 visitors in 2016. China is the world’s largest outbound travel market, and one of the fastest-growing, with trips from China predicted to grow to 200 million per year by 2020. Last year 120,000 passengers travelled between Ireland and mainland China.  With about a quarter of t

Renting WiFi: The next big thing for ancillary revenue to the travel & hospitality sector?

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                                                Renting WiFi:  the next big thing for ancillary revenue to the travel & hospitality sector? Ireland’s travel industry has seen a remarkable growth for the past 8 years and it is predicted to further increase in the coming years. Only within the first 5 months of this year January - May, the overseas arrivals were 7.6% higher than the previous year, with North America being the top performer. This summer we also have seen new routes opening to the long-haul markets such as Dublin-Seattle operated by Aer Lingus, Dublin-Hong Kong by Cathay Pacific and Dublin -Beijing route by Hainan Airlines. Niall Gibson, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “We are determined to ensure that tourism growth continues. Tourism Ireland’s campaigns are now in full swing around the world. Our aim is to grow overseas tourism revenue in 2018 to €6 billion for the island of Ireland.” With more tourists visiting Ireland, the demand for hotel rooms has a

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 July

Irish Commercial Aircraft Update 9 July: http://bit.ly/2KHsGOu