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best adventure experience

CycleWest Ireland
Erris – Co Mayo
Killarney Adventure Race
Killary Gaelforce
Unique Ascent – Donegal
Vagabond Adventure Tours

best business tourism innovation

Createsmarter 2014 – MCI Dublin & Kerry Convention Bureau
MICE Focus Ireland 2014 – Event Partners
One Young World Summit 2014 – Conference Partners
The Adventure Travel World Summit 2014 – Kerry Convention Bureau & Advantage pco

best environmental tourism innovation

Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark
Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience
Doolin Cave – Co. Clare
Inch and Foyle Wildfowl Project – Donegal County Council
Lough Boora Discovery Park – Co Offaly
Top of the Rock Pod Páirc and Walking Centre – West Cork

best festival event

A Giant’s Journey 2014 – Limerick National City of Culture
Bram Stoker Festival 2014 – Dublin City Council
Croke Park Classic 2014
Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Sligo 2014
Punchestown Festival 2014
Rose of Tralee International Festival
St. Patrick’s Festival

best food experience

Bike Buffet- Westport Smarter Travel
Fab Food Trails – Dublin, Cork & Kilkenny
Galway – The Food Destination
Kinsale Good Food Circle
Shells Café and Little Shop – Strandhill
The Food Summit with Good Food Ireland
The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine

best international access initiative

Aer Lingus
Air Canada Vacations
Dublin Airport / daa
Irish Ferries
Shannon Airport
The Travel Corporation

best international marketing initiative

Abbey Tours
Anthony Travel Inc.
CIE Tours International, New Jersey
DERTOUR
Dublin Airport / daa
Odyssey International
Trafalgar Australia

best local authority tourism innovation

Boyne Valley Destination – Meath and Louth County Councils
Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark – Clare County Council
Cavan Burren Park and World War 1 Trench Experience – Cavan County Council
Kerry County Council
Kilkenny County Council
Mayo County Council
Viking Triangle – Waterford City & County Council

best urban

Dublin – City of a Thousand Welcomes
Dublin City Bike Tours
Fab Food Trails – Dublin, Cork & Kilkenny
Irish Whiskey Museum – Dublin
Smithwick’s Experience Kilkenny
Wakedock – Dublin

best cultural exp

Abbey Tours – A History Past and Present
CIE Tours International – Wild Atlantic Way Tour
Doagh Famine Village – Inishowen, Co Donegal
Glasnevin Cemetery Museum The Monuments of Brú na Bóinne – O.P.W.
Waterford Viking Triangle

best leisure tourism innovation

Glasnevin Cemetery Museum
Guinness Storehouse
Irish Whiskey Museum – Dublin
Sheep’s Head & Bantry Tourism Co-operative – West Cork
Waterford Viking Triangle
Wells House and Gardens – Co. Wexford

best design in tourism

Cliff House Hotel – Ardmore
Equipage Shoes – Shoeniversity – Bantry
Inis Meáin Restaurant & Suites
Spirit of Place Discovery Points – Mayo County Council
Trail Kilkenny – Connected Communities