Irish Tourism Dashboard – July 2017

Click on the image below to see ITIC’s July tourism dashboard, a snapshot of how Irish tourism is performing based on CSO and recent data releases. Overall visitor numbers are up 3% year to date but the worrying decline in British arrivals continues.... Read More

9 Reasons Why 9% Matters

The Vat rate for tourism services was introduced in Ireland in 2011 and since then has proved a very successful and progressive policy. 57,000 new jobs – the majority outside of Dublin – have been created in the tourism sector since 2011 and, according to Fáilte Ireland, the value of direct tourism related tax receipts […]... Read More

Brexit – Impacting on Irish Tourism

Brexit represents the biggest challenge to Irish tourism since the global economic recession. Ireland’s largest indigenous industry, employing 230,000 people throughout the country, is very exposed to Brexit and already the impact is being felt with visitors from the UK down 7% year-to-date. The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) renews its call for urgent Government […]... Read More