Dangers of a ‘no deal’ hard Brexit for Irish tourism

With the UK set to exit the EU in only 8 months time, worries about a hard ‘no deal’ Brexit are becoming a real concern. The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) continues its analysis of latest developments. CLICK HERE or on the image below to see the impact to date of Brexit on the tourism […]... Read More

National Greenways Strategy

Last week – in Moate, Co. Westmeath – Minister Shane Ross and Ministers of State Brendan Griffin and Boxer Moran launched the National Greenways Strategy. This is a welcome development as Greenways have the potential to be a compelling tourism product that have international appeal and aid the regional spread of tourism. When launching the […]... Read More

The value of self-catering holidays to Irish tourism

The Irish Self Catering Federation (ISCF) represent members throughout Ireland and increase awareness of the sector to both the domestic market and international tourists. The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) recently met up with Peter Downey, Chair of ISCF, to hear his views on the importance and value of the sector, the dangers of over-regulation, […]... Read More

Remember the great Aer Lingus debate?

3 years on: How IAG’s purchase of Aer Lingus has played out for Irish tourism Introduction Just three short years ago on 26th May 2015, the Irish Government agreed to sell the State’s 29.7% holding in Aer Lingus after months of debate and negotiations with International Airlines Group (IAG). Subsequently, Ryanair, who had previously made […]... Read More

Spotlight on Regionality & Tourism

Where overseas tourists visit and how much they spend per region when in Ireland Recently Fáilte Ireland produced preliminary data on the regional spread of tourism in 2017. Such data makes for interesting insights for Ireland’s tourism sector and policy makers. Tourism is after all one of the very few national industries that can provide […]... Read More

Increasing Capacity to Meet Growth Aspirations

The ambitions as outlined within Tourism: An Industry Strategy for Growth to 2025 are predicted on Irish tourism having the capacity to meet the projected growth in demand. Click on the image below for associated policy recommendations for increasing capacity to meet growth aspirations. This ezine is part of a series relating to Tourism: An […]... Read More