The Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in County Clare has been awarded the first ever Heritage Gold award in the annual CIE Awards of Excellence.
CIE Tours International recently staged its 25th annual Awards of Excellence at Dublin Castle where Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring presented the inaugural Heritage Gold Award to the Clare County Council-owned visitor attraction.
The Heritage Gold award is presented to the single supplier in any category who has contributed most to the success of CIE Tours International in 2014.
24,334 surveys were completed by CIE customers who visited the Cliffs of Moher as part of a tour in 2014 and an overall satisfaction rating of 95.5% was achieved by the attraction, which last year saw overall visitor numbers break the one million mark for the first time.
Visitor numbers at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience increased by 12.5% to 1,080,315 during 2014, marking the fourth successive year of increased visitor numbers to the attraction.