CIE Tours celebrates best of Irish tourism at Awards of Excellence

The range and richness of activities made available by Irish tourism ended up celebrated at the CIE Tours Yearly Awards of Excellence in Dublin this 7 days.

Introduced in 1990, the awards realize Ireland’s hospitality ambassadors – the individuals and businesses in the course of the state who set Irish tourism on the international stage as a result of the warmth of welcome and top quality of provider offered to international people.

Award Winners 2023

This year’s awards, introduced at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin on Wednesday 8 February, had been dependent on put up-stay opinions acquired from practically 20,000 clients surveyed all over 2022.

Every of the CIE Tours’ companions who capable for an award, shipped an outstanding good quality practical experience and welcome to site visitors, accomplishing a client pleasure ranking of about 92{d8a8d447f05f03c64398acf0d3c5a745c9c41fc784ba89cd5aecd37177dc7d51}.

CIE Tours 31st Annual Awards of Excellence

CIE Excursions 31st Once-a-year Awards of Excellence

Fourteen over-all award winners were being declared, and every accomplished the highest consumer score in their group:

Very best 5 Star Resort: Grand Central Hotel, Belfast

Best 4 Star Resort: Cabra Castle Resort, Cavan

Very best 3 Star Resort: Dooley’s Hotel, Waterford 

Greatest Resort Accommodation: Dunraven Adare Hotel, Limerick

Ideal Hotel Meal: Ballygarry Estate Resort & Spa, Kerry

Finest Resort Services & Hospitality: Clayton Lodge, Burlington Highway, Dublin

Finest Occasion Supper / Amusement: The Crosskeys Inn, Antrim

Specific Meal Feature: Killeen Home Resort, Killarney, Kerry

Greatest Tour Characteristic: Marine Bar, Waterford

Ideal Walking Tour: Westport Walking Tour, Mayo

Ideal Go to: Cliffs of Moher, Clare 

Greatest Lunch: Taylors 3 Rock, Dublin

Very best Sheep Pet dog Trial: Atlantic Sheepdogs, Sligo

Countrywide Heritage Award: Brendan Ferris Sheep Canine Trials, Kerry

CIE Tours 31st Annual Awards of Excellence

CIE Tours 31st Once-a-year Awards of Excellence

Benefit Awards have been also introduced to 54 motels and vacationer sights that realized a purchaser rating of 92{d8a8d447f05f03c64398acf0d3c5a745c9c41fc784ba89cd5aecd37177dc7d51} or greater. 

Speaking at the presentation of CIE Tours Yearly Awards of Excellence, Elizabeth Crabill, CEO mentioned “The Irish holiday knowledge is exceptional, and its attractiveness is quite apparent in the powerful rebound we witnessed after international journey re-opened following the pandemic.

I want to admit the resilience of our tourism companions who, having had a quite challenging few several years, enthusiastically welcomed again our website visitors once constraints ended up lifted.”

“We are pretty encouraged by the pipeline of bookings for the coming year, which is ahead of expectations,” she extra.  

Ms Crabill stated that as one of the longest-recognized tour operators in Ireland, CIE Excursions is properly positioned to help Eire capitalize on the increasing interest in sustainable and liable tourism.  

With our expertise and information, we can be a robust husband or wife to Fáilte Ireland in reaching its ambition to acquire Ireland as a large-top quality tourism destination that facilitates a healthful and sustainable industry,” she mentioned.

CIE Tours 31st Annual Awards of Excellence

CIE Excursions 31st Annual Awards of Excellence

About CIE Excursions

CIE Excursions, which celebrates 91 several years in company, is the greatest operator of guided tours to Eire in the North American sector, bringing over 25,000 readers here final yr.

They present all-inclusive coach excursions, custom group and non-public driver holiday seasons, and fly-travel courses to Ireland.  CIE Excursions also gives merged tours of Ireland and the United kingdom, as nicely as tours to Britain, Italy, and Iceland.