Adventure Tourism; the challenges and opportunities for Ireland

As an island with a green and open countryside Ireland is well-positioned to benefit from a growing interest in adventure tourism. However this year has posed immense challenges what with an impending Brexit, rising insurance costs and of course the Covid-19 pandemic. ITIC recently met with Brendan Kenny, CEO of Ireland’s Association for Adventure Tourism, […]... Read More

Budget 2021 and tourism: ITIC’s perspective

Earlier this week Budget 2021 was delivered by the Government in the context of Covid-19’s grip on the Irish economy. Eoghan O’Mara Walsh and Catherine Flanagan of the Irish Tourism industry Confederation (ITIC) discuss measures within the Budget and how a united position by the industry has helped influence Government and given tourism and hospitality […]... Read More

ITIC publish open letter to Taoiseach urging Ireland to adopt European Commission’s proposal to allow for safe international travel

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) today publishes an open letter to the Taoiseach calling for personal leadership to ensure Ireland signs up to the European Commission’s proposal on free movement due to be discussed by EU Council later this month. In the letter – co-signed by amongst others Aer Lingus, daa, Shannon Airport, Irish […]... Read More