Updates from W2

‘Rugby Experience’ to be opened in Limerick City

W2 Consulting is proud to be involved in the new €10 million rugby interactive ‘Rugby Experience’ to be opened in Limerick city in 2019. The digital interactive visitor centre dedicated to rugby worldwide is funded by an initial investment of €10 million by JP McManus. The development is intended to be…

W2 Consulting Independent Evaluation of Limerick Regeneration Framework Implementation Plan (LRFIP)

The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Simon Coveney TD launched the Evaluation Report on the Limerick Regeneration Framework Implementation Plan (LRFIP) at the Hospitality Training and Education Centre in Roxboro on Friday 9th December.  The plan was originally developed under the themes of economic, social and physical development…

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 Awards – Shortlist 2016

  The following represents the shortlist for the 2016 Global Sport Tourism Awards. Congratulations to those who have made the shortlist and we look forward to seeing you at World Travel Market, London for the announcement of the overall winners.   1. OVERALL GLOBAL SPORT TOURISM IMPACT – Aer Lingus College Football…

Official Launch of Clarisford Park

W2 Consulting are delighted to see the Official Launch of Clarisford Park, Killaloe, Co.Clare  by Minister Michael Noonan on Friday 23 September last. A community and sport facility located on the banks of the River Shannon, the park consists of intergenerational sports hall and dressing rooms, playing fields, sand based all…

Global Sport Tourism Awards

The first Global Sport Tourism Awards will be presented at World Travel Market London on November 7th.  There are nine categories from events, facilities, sport tourism cities and towns to sponsorship and digital marketing.  Entry to the awards are now open and free to enter. See full details and Enter…

Launch of Socio Economic Evaluation of the 2016 Barringtons Great Limerick Run

W2 Consulting were engaged to undertake an independent socio economic evaluation of the 2016 BHGLR. The research revealed that 2,150 of the event participants spent at least one night in Limerick over the course of the May Bank Holiday weekend.  The hosting of the Expo at UL Sport in addition…

Shannon Foynes Port Company related activity hits €1.9bn mark in a year – W2 Consulting Economic Impact Assessment reveals

W2 Consulting presented the findings of an independent economic impact assessment before the report was formally launched by Minister of State for Tourism and Sport The annual economic impact of Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC) related activity has reached €1.9bn – equivalent to 1% of Ireland’s entire GDP –  an…

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…

W2 Consulting Report reveal Munster GAA Return on Investment in Coaching

The Munster GAA Return on Coaching Investment Survey,  commissioned by the provincial council and undertaken by W2 Consulting highlighted that for every euro spent on the sector on 2015, there was a yield of €15.27, accounting for over €3 more than in 2011 where the last survey was completed. Presented at the…