New Directions for Tourism in the West

New Directions for Tourism in the West Report The report, prepared by TTC- Tourism & Transport Consult International, analyses the loss of share of holidaymakers to Ireland going west, while an increasing number confine their visit to the capital and explore the west on a day trip from Dublin. To compensate for the limited number […]... Read More

Tourism chiefs want west of Ireland focus

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation has said there is an urgent need for innovation if the decline in tourism in the west of Ireland is to be reversed. The Confederation estimates a 37% fall-off in demand for tourism in the west of Ireland between 1999 and 2010, using the amount of bed nights booked as […]... Read More

I.T.I.C. Says Tourism Recovery Can Be Sustained

The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (I.T.I.C.) has said that the welcome return to growth in overseas visitor numbers seen in the first 3 quarters of 2012 can be built upon again next year. In its 2012 pre-budget submission I.T.I.C. calls for continued investment in overseas marketing in order to maintain the momentum of recovery. Its […]... Read More

Strong recovery from the U.S. – but will it continue?

North America was the first market to show early signs of recovery with welcome growth coming in the fourth quarter of 2010. This recovery has been consolidated with an impressive 13% growth in visitor numbers for the first seven months of 2011. Last week ITIC asked some leading US Travel Experts if we could reasonably […]... Read More