9 Reasons Why 9% Matters

The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) in its Pre-Budget submission highlighted to Government the need to retain competitiveness, invest in tourism infrastructure, and increase destination marketing budgets. Tourism’s continued sustainable growth is predicated on a competitive industry and appropriate Government policies.  A key pillar of ITIC’s argument is the retention of the 9% tourism Vat […]... Read More

Irish Tourism Industry Awards launched by Minister Shane Ross

The 2017 Irish Tourism Industry Awards were launched recently by Minister for Transport, Tourism & Sport, Shane Ross T.D.  At a function in the chq Building in Dublin, the Awards were officially launched and they aim to celebrate excellence and innovation within Irish tourism. In total there are 14 Awards covering the areas of International […]... Read More

Behind the Headlines – January to June 2016

The Central Statistics Office has recently published its results for inbound tourism for the first half of the year. It throws up some very interesting insights and findings in what’s looking like another very positive year for tourism in terms of value and volume. The Brexit vote and its impact won’t be seen until the […]... Read More