Updates from W2

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…

Sport Tourism & World Travel Market 2014

W2 Consulting selected to host Sport Tourism industry discussions at the World’s Leading Global Event for the Tourism Industry. The World Travel Market, which will be held in the ExCeL Exhibition Centre in London from the 3-6 Nov 2014 welcomes over 60,000 delegates in attendance over the 3 day event….

European Sport Tourism Summit – Highlights

Revisit the best bits of the European Sport Tourism Summit sponsored by Shannon Airport.  Watch out for a new series of videos with guest speakers and more background on the fastest growing tourism segment. Event Videos  Launch Video Event Highlights

May and Sport Tourism

Sport Tourism Ireland Consulting May was a busy month for our sport tourism services.  The inaugural European Sport Tourism Summit hosted in Thomond Park Limerick attracted 250 delegates including a major endorsement from Martin Snedden, the former CEO of New Zealand Rugby World Cup 2011 who strongly advised Ireland to…