The ITIC submission on Budget 2015 calls for heightened awareness of competitiveness within the national economy.
Of key concern to ITIC is that measures should now be taken to strengthen the longer-term viability of the industry, after the understandably short-term perspective taken by many in both Government and industry over recent years in response to the economic crisis.
The submission calls for a strong programme of capital investment in the tourism product. It supports this proposition by pointing out that the tourism sector has delivered by far the greatest proportion of all the new jobs created in the Irish economy in recent years.
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