Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards


Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious Entire world Tourism Awards

Thursday, August 04, 2022.

Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards

Waterford Treasures has acquired really enjoyable information this week that The Irish Museum of Time has been nominated for the prestigious British Guild of Journey Writers Worldwide Tourism Awards 2022.

The British Guild of Journey Writers is the UK’s main organisation of vacation media gurus, set up in 1960. The Guild is a rubber stamp of excellent. The title stands for dependability and respectability in the fiercely competitive earth of journey journalism. The conditions for membership in the guild is exceptionally hard – and every single a single of the guild’s 270 customers has to fulfill an yearly audit to retain Guild membership.

Only Guild customers can nominate tourism attractions and places for the once-a-year awards and the award-winning world-wide travel author and guild member Isabel Conway selected to nominate The Irish Museum of Time next her check out to the museum previously this summer season.

Talking on the news of the nomination Waterford Treasures Director Eamonn McEneaney says, “It is a massive honour for us to even just be nominated for these international awards. We comprehend that we are presently the only visitor attraction in Ireland to acquire a nomination this year. The British Guild of Vacation Writers awards are nominated and voted on by the industry’s ideal vacation writers, consequently the benefit for us of this profiling by yourself in reaching this important viewers is incredible. All of the workforce are thrilled and honoured. The full workforce at Waterford Treasures and The Irish Museum of Time get the job done pretty tough to be certain each individual and each and every visitor enjoys their working experience and this nomination is really a great deal a testomony to that difficult perform.

Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards

We are also delighted to showcase what we have to offer you here in Waterford Metropolis as aspect of Ireland’s Ancient East to this prestigious guild of journey writers and at the Global Tourism Awards.

In her nomination, Isabel describes the Museum of Time as featuring “Uncommon and gorgeous outdated clocks and timepieces, from all over Eire and all over the globe displayed in a swirl of dials, chimes and attractive craftsmanship. Most of the selection of about 600 wonderful exhibits were being donated by two avid Irish horologists – whose households have been heaving with the ticking treasures they had collected around a life span. 

Wander ancient Waterford’s medieval laneways all-around its multi-award-profitable Viking Triangle and you will come across The Irish Museum of Time that traces Ireland’s long historical past of horology, all gathered in a Gothic Revival church that celebrates the expertise of clock and timepieces makers, courting back to the sixteenth century. The oldest Irish longcase clocks nevertheless in existence stands like sentinels and a spotlight of the selection is the London-built William Clement clock from 1663, the earliest illustration in the earth of his invention that transformed exact timepiece-earning.”

She also contains particulars of the museum’s contributions to the local economic climate, developing community employment, how it was funded by philanthropy and has designed jobs along with driving more visitor figures to the other museums by way of the ‘Freedom of Waterford’ all-in-1 museum ticket and in truth to encompassing enterprises.

Irish Museum of Time Nominated for prestigious World Tourism Awards

The Irish Museum of Time will now shift to the future phase of the awards journey the place the guild customers vote on the attractions that should transfer ahead to the shortlisting stage and then on to the finalist stage if chosen. The British Guild of Vacation Writers Global Tourism Awards finale is a incredibly large-profile awards ceremony in London each November on the eve of World Vacation Market – the major world gathering for the tourism and hospitality sector. The British Journey Writers Guild Awards supply the very first possibility for close to 340 ambassadors, ministers of state, vacation & tourism CEOs and their best executives, PRs and crucial journey editors, journalists and bloggers, to get collectively and community as they arrive in London for the entire world tourism occasion.

The Irish Museum of Time opened to people in 2021 and it is the fifth museum as portion of the Waterford Treasures suite in Waterford. Guests can love a ‘Freedom of Waterford’ ticket enabling them to obtain all of the museums and a guided strolling tour less than 1 ticket price 7 days per 7 days. For further more particulars see

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