figures from the CSO (Central Statistics Office) for overseas visitors
to the Republic of Ireland confirm strong growth of +9.4% for January-August
2014, almost 450,000 additional visitors when compared with the same
eight-month period last year. |
Friday, 26 September 2014
While the recent Scottish independence vote was keenly monitored by the world, one of the most watched sports events unfolds this week at Gleneagles as U.S. and European teams meet to compete for the 2014 Ryder Cup. The Wall Street Journal is calling it “The Other Scottish Showdown.”
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
More so now than ever, people are using social media to instantly connect with businesses around the world. While it used to be common to see them customers calling customer service and communicating on a physically vocal level, now customers are more likely to send you a message on Twitter or post a comment on Facebook. This isn’t just some trend that will quickly fade away; this is the future of customer support as we know it. If your business hasn’t already started to take this approach to customer service seriously, now is the time to evolve.
himon de Jong, of the Whetstone Trends Interpretation Agency, shares his insights on the millennial generation and how golf should attempt to engage them. Thimon gave an extremely well received key-note speech at the 2014 HSBC Golf Business Forum in Abu Dhabi, focusing on the millennial generation providing the latest thinking, trends and insights into the cultural, social and behavioural factors driving golf’s most important future consumer group.