Year-End Review 2014 & Outlook 2015

CLICK HERE to read the full Year End Review 2014 and Outlook for 2015. CLICK HERE to download this Press Release. Overseas tourists spent just over Eur3.5 billion in Ireland in 2014, a 9% increase, or almost Eur300 million more compared to the previous year. Irish air and sea carriers earned a further Eur1 billion […]... Read More

Press Release on proposed Aer Lingus strike

Aer Lingus strike ‘unwarranted, outdated and reckless’ says Irish Tourist Industry Confederation The Irish Tourist Industry Confederation views with dismay and incredulity the proposed strike action by the Impact Union cabin crew members on May 30th. Apart from the obvious and lasting damage this will do to their employer, Aer Lingus, the wider implications for […]... Read More

Year-End Review 2013 & Outlook 2014

CLICK HERE to read the full Year End Review 2013 and Outlook for 2014. CLICK HERE to download this Press Release.  In its Year End Review 2013 and Outlook for 2014 the Irish Tourist Industry Confederation (ITIC) says that recovery has taken hold in tourism and that prospects for continued growth are encouraging. Almost 7 […]... Read More

Mixed tourism fortunes in 2012

Read the full Year End Review 2012 and Outlook for 2012 here. Close to 6.5 million arrivals from overseas in 2012 brought mixed fortunes to tourism businesses.  Dublin and several tourism hot spots had a good year, while other parts of the country saw fewer tourists.  Continuing economic difficulties and depressed consumer confidence led to […]... Read More

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

DAA Press Release on Emirates Capacity Expansion

DAA Welcomes Emirates’ 52% Capacity Expansion Just Three Weeks After Dublin-Dubai Route Launch Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has welcomed Emirates Airline’s decision to significantly increase capacity on its new Dublin-Dubai route. Emirates will increase the number of available seats on the route by 52% from July when it introduces a larger Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on […]... Read More

Dublin to feature in Olympic Torch Relay

Welcoming the news that Dublin has been added to the list of venues for the 2012 Olympic torch relay, on 6 June next year, Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, said: “The announcement that Dublin will feature in the Olympic torch relay is wonderful news; it will be a fantastic opportunity to showcase the […]... Read More

Declan Collier to Leave DAA for London City Airport

The Chief Executive of the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA), Declan Collier, has informed the Board he will not seek to renew his current contract, which ends in early April, and plans to take up the role of Chief Executive Officer, London City Airport. We wish Declan every success in his new role, but are sorry […]... Read More

Dublin Airport Charges To Remain Flat in 2012

There will be no overall increase in airport charges at Dublin Airport for next year under proposals that the Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has outlined to airlines yesterday. “Our pricing will be flat next year, which is good news for passengers and for airlines,” said DAA’s Director of Strategy, Vincent Harrison. “Independent surveys consistently confirm […]... Read More