- Britain remains Ireland’s top source market, providing about 45% of all overseas visitors and one third of all revenue.
- It’s been a tough market in recent years, as the British economy suffered its sharpest reversal since the Great Depression. The weakness of the Pound against the Euro hasn’t helped either.
- Restoration of growth from Britain is essential to the recovery of the Irish tourism business. ITIC spoke to Vanessa Markey, Tourism Ireland’s Head of Great Britain.
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