ITIC interview: A View from Germany

As international tourism to Ireland remains effectively blocked by Government travel restrictions, ITIC spoke with Kevin Keogh of Dertour, Germany’s largest tour operator, to discuss what needs to happen to allow for international travel and tourism to recommence. In a normal year Dertour being 25,000+ high-spending Germans to Ireland and Kevin speaks of frustration and […]... Read More

Covid-19 ITIC Bulletin 8: A stimulus package that doesn’t go far enough and an international tourism policy that needs to be overhauled

A Missed Opportunity After a significant wait the Government unveiled its July stimulus package worth €7.4 billion last week. It proved a missed opportunity to shore up the tourism and hospitality industry which even Government acknowledge has been hardest hit by Covid-19 and likely to have one of the slowest recoveries. Although a number of […]... Read More

ITIC’s Tourism Industry Revival Plan – a roadmap to recovery

Today the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) launches a major new report outlining the immediate and medium term actions needed to rescue and stabilise the Irish tourism industry and allow it to prosper again. The Tourism Industry Revival Plan has been developed after extensive consultation with the leading stakeholders in Irish tourism and sets out […]... Read More

A 5 minute chat with ITIC’s CEO

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) held a virtual Council meeting last Friday with 54 industry leaders around the country to discuss Covid-19 and its devastating impact on Irish tourism. Crucially the ITIC Council started planning for recovery and discussed how Ireland’s tourism industry can return to growth. Catch up with ITIC CEO, Eoghan O’Mara […]... Read More