Updates from W2

Sport Tourism WTM Interview

W2 Consulting are just back from 3 days of exciting sport tourism sessions at the World Travel Market London. 70,000 travel & tourism professionals descended on the ExCel, London for a round the world trip of destinations, venues, technology, ideas and experiences including in depth discussions on the potential of sport tourism specifically…

Give Sport a Chance…it won’t let you down

In the recent Federation of Irish Sport Budget Submission, Sport is highlighted as a niche sector capable of making significant contribution to Irish Society with 2 main asks for Government proposed;. Ask 1: Return current funding levels for sport to 2011 levels by 2016 = €4.4 million over 2 years or…

Meet the Panel – Sport Tourism Experts at World Travel Market

Future Trends in Sport Tourism as a Destination Development Strategy is the key focus of a W2 Consulting organised session at the World Travel Market 2014. The leading global business-to-business event for the worldwide travel and tourism industry welcomes over 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and 3,000 international…

Sport Tourism Scrum for World Travel Market

Ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015 England, W2 Consulting are bringing together an expert panel of high calibre sport tourism professionals to the World Travel Market 2014. The leading global business-to-business event for the worldwide travel and tourism industry welcomes over 50,000 senior travel industry professionals, government ministers and 3,000…

Ireland is small, but it packs a big punch!

Top ranking travel and tourism guide, the Lonely Planet have endorsed sport tourism potential in Ireland and the opportunity for innovation in the tourism sector. The awarding of Ireland as one of the Top 5 Must-See Destinations in 2015 is a welcome reinforcement to what we experienced first hand from…

Sport Participation Impact Study

A Sports Impact Review was undertaken by W2 Consulting on behalf of Clare Local Sports Partnership (CLSP). The review focused on teenage participation in sport through the GOYA programme and the Youth Basketball initiative and Women in Sport through the Meet and Train programme and Women on Wheels cycling initiative. The…

Global Sport Tourism

W2 Consulting input into global article on Sport Tourism in advance of World Travel Market, London 2014. “Sport tourism is all about people travelling to a destination, to participate in or watch sport event. Sport Tourism generates €450 billion to the global tourism industry annually and is predicted to grow…

W2 Consulting to host Sport Tourism on World Tourism Stage

W2 Consulting have been selected to host the Sport Tourism industry discussions at the World’s Leading Global Event for the Tourism Industry – The World Travel Market, London 2014. The World Travel Market, which will be held in the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London from the 3-6 November 2014 welcomes…

Healthy Ireland Initiative Announced

W2 Consulting are delighted to announce the appointment of our Founding Director Keith Wood as the first Chair of the new Healthy Ireland body.  Healthy Ireland is a government initiative aimed at promoting and improving the health and wellbeing of the population over the coming generations. The full membership of…

Sport Tourism Business Group Formed

W2 Consulting is delighted to announce the formation of the Sport Tourism Business Group in association with BDO.  The new alliance will provide a broad range of consulting services in the areas of sport, tourism and sport tourism related events.  The creation of the new business group will result in…