Wednesday, March 11th 2020
Vat deferral scheme vital to alleviate serious cashflow pressures in Tourism & Hospitality sectors – ITIC
– Immediate action is critical as thousands of jobs at stake due to volume of cancellations and lack of future bookings –
– “Cashflow is the oxygen of business” according to ITIC who state that Tourism is in front line of Coronavirus business impact –
Monday, March 9th 2020
ITIC statement on Cancellation of St Patrick’s Day parade due to Coronavirus.
Tuesday, November 26th 2019
CSO figures represent a mixed picture for Irish tourism. Brexit and Vat increase impacting on Ireland’s largest industry.
Wednesday, June 12th 2019
Spend by tourists down 4% in Q1 as CSO show 2019 a tougher year for Irish tourism industry. Brexit and VAT increase impacting on Ireland’s largest industry.
Wednesday, May 1st 2019
ITIC publishes May 2019 progress update for its ‘Tourism – An Industry Strategy for Growth to 2025’ report and warns as Government demonstrates drift and indecision on tourism policy as competitiveness weakens.
Thursday, April 11th 2019 – ITIC AGM
- Hard Brexit could cost Irish tourism €390 million ITIC warns
- Tourism Industry can add 80,000 more jobs nationwide by 2025 if right policies are pursued
- “Tourism sector at a key juncture” says incoming Chair Ruth Andrews of industry group
Friday, February 1st 2019
The Irish Tourism Industry Awards 2019, organised by ITIC, Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Ireland, gathered the ‘crème de la crème’ of the Irish tourism industry, announcing 15 winning companies as best in their category from 75 shortlisted finalists as well as a Special Recognition Award presented to Willie Walsh, CEO at IAG.
Tuesday, October 9th 2018
Tourism industry body reaction to increase in tourism Vat rate from 9% to 13.5%
Wednesday, September 26th 2018
Tourism – An Industry Strategy for Growth to 2025 – Autumn 2018 Update
Tuesday, March 20th 2018
Tourism – An Industry Strategy for Growth to 2025
Tuesday, October 10th 2017
Tourism industry body welcomes retention of tourism Vat rate
Friday, September 29th 2017
Tourism decline from Britain continues – industry body urges Government to retain competitiveness and invest in tourism
Wednesday, March 29th 2017
Evidence of Brexit impact – sharp drop in British visitors alarms Irish industry. Central Statistics Office confirms 6% decline in British arrivals from December 2016 to February 2017 – monthly drop in February alone is 22%. ITIC warns that up to 10,000 jobs at risk
Monday, March 6th, 2017
Hard Brexit Poses ‘Unique And Unprecedented Challenge’ For Tourism. Industry Report Calls For Government Policies on Key Issues. Brexit Poses Biggest Threat to Ireland’s Largest Indigenous Industry since 2008 Global Crash, says ITIC
Friday, February 3rd, 2017
Irish Tourism Industry Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in Irish tourism