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Global Sport Tourism Award Winners

The Global Sport Tourism Awards 2016 were announced recently at the Global Sport Tourism Summit at WTM London on Monday 7th November. Congratulations to all those who made the shortlist and the overall category winners The following represents the Winners of the 2016 Global Sport Tourism Awards: 1. OVERALL GLOBAL SPORT TOURISM IMPACT – London…

Global Sport Tourism Summit at WTM London

A new Global Sport Tourism Summit will be launched at World Travel Market London 2016, the leading global event for the travel industry, in association with sport tourism company W2 Consulting. Taking place on the first day of WTM London (7 November), the inaugural Global Sport Tourism Summit at WTM…

National Mass Participation Sport Tourism Monitor

The first W2 Consulting National Sport Tourism Monitor examines the impact of Sport Tourism across Ireland.  The report is based on data analysis of a national sport tourism survey of 1044 event participants who took part in range of events and sports disciplines in 2015.  This first National Sport Tourism…

W2 Consulting Launch Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit

Organised by W2 Consulting, the Shannon Airport European Sport Tourism Summit 2015, which will be held in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick on May 14th and 15th next and has Independent News & Media as its media partner, will hear from international experts how Ireland can exploit its huge potential in…

European Sport Tourism Summit 2015

The second European Sport Tourism Summit will be held over 2 days on May 14th/15th in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick. The event will also host the first European Sport Tourism Awards and industry expert sessions with leading figures from sport, marketing and events.  Meet the Speakers This year the European…

2015 Forecast: Sport Tourism Trends

In advance of a busy year of sporting action, W2 consulting have compiled the sporttourism trends for 2015. The  forecast for sport tourism looks at the emerging trends and positive developments which will be evident across a number of mega events including the Rugby World Cup 2015 England and the inaugural Baku 2015 European Games….

New Horizons in Irish Sport

As 2014 comes to a close, the Federation of Irish Sport has called on the Government to make New Year sporting resolutions to extend the tax relief for sporting bodies beyond capital projects to include day-to-day spending, as well as to allocate a portion of betting tax receipts for the…

Tourism Ireland Launch Marketing Plans 2015

Tourism Ireland today announced its ambitious plans to attract 10 million overseas visitors to Ireland by 2025, generating €5 billion in revenue and helping to sustain 250,000 jobs. Reflecting on a very positive year in 2014, Niall Gibbons, CEO Tourism Ireland spoke of the promotional programmes and global exposure Ireland received from…

Director W2 Consulting, Keith Wood inducted into IRB Hall of Fame

Capped 58 times for Ireland, 36 as Captain, scored a record 15 tries as a hooker, appeared in three World Cups and twice touring with the British and Irish Lions, the former Ireland rugby player & Director of W2 Consulting Keith Wood has been inducted into the IRB Hall of Fame…

European Sport Tourism Summit 2015 Launch

The European Sport Tourism Summit 2015 was officially launched at the World Travel Market, London this week. The two day event which brings together some of the leading global figures in sport, tourism, destinations & events has been confirmed for May 14/15th in Thomond Park Stadium, Limerick.  A number of new additions have also been confirmed for the programme including an Academic &…