Press Release – Path to Growth for Irish tourism in Britain

New Report Maps Path to Growth for Irish Tourism in Britain Possible extra 200,000 visitors a year if cross-industry plan implemented The Tourism Recovery Taskforce, which includes representatives from Fáilte Ireland, Tourism Ireland, the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation and other industry members, today (Tuesday) published a significant new strategy to […]... Read More

Too many rooms at the inn

You may only know of the Clarion Liffey Valley hotel in Dublin as you fly by it on the road to Galway. It is a good example of the debt hotels are having to shoulder. Read Simon Carswell’s article from the Irish Times. Share this:... Read More

Set Ireland’s hotels free onto the market

Far too many distressed hotels are falling under bank control and not coming out the other side of the restructuring process. As a result, banks are becoming increasingly saddled with repossessed hotels. Read the full article from the Business Post. Share this:... Read More

Irish hotels nearly Eur7bn in debt

Irish hotels are nearly Eur7bn in debt and need to write off Eur2.5bn of this burden if the sector is to stay viable, warns a report by a former government adviser. Read the full article from the Irish Examiner. Share this:... Read More

Encouraging sounds from the USA

The United States is Ireland’s second largest source market.  The current year should finish up not far short of the record levels achieved back in 2007.  ITIC recently spoke to key experts in New York on where this important market goes from here. Click on the image below to hear what they had to say. […]... Read More

Rise in hotel bednights welcomed by Minister

A 14pc rise in hotel bednights from overseas visitors between January and July is welcome news and reflects how the Irish hotel sector has regained much of its competitiveness, according to Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport Leo Varadkar. Read the full press release from Minister Varadkar. Share this:... Read More

DAA appoints new CEO

The Board of the Dublin Airport Authority has appointed Kevin Toland as the company’s new Chief Executive. Toland joins DAA from Glanbia, where he currently is Chief Executive and President of Glanbia USA & Global Nutritionals, based in Chicago. Read the full press from the Dublin Airport Authority. Share this:... Read More