28 July 2022
Tourism’s Budget 2023 Submission – 5 Key Asks
Budget 2023, on September 27th, comes at a critical juncture for Irish tourism. Pent-up demand, deferred bookings and accumulated savings have all meant tourism and travel has rebounded this year. But supply has struggled to keep apace across labour, accommodation and car hire with growth later this year and into 2023 expected to soften. Full recovery to pre-pandemic levels is not anticipated until 2026.
To sustain recovery, and rebuild Ireland’s largest indigenous industry and biggest regional employer, ITIC – representing 20,000 tourism and hospitality businesses in Ireland – has 5 key asks in relation to Budget 2023.