Tourism chiefs want west of Ireland focus

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation has said there is an urgent need for innovation if the decline in tourism in the west of Ireland is to be reversed.

The Confederation estimates a 37% fall-off in demand for tourism in the west of Ireland between 1999 and 2010, using the amount of bed nights booked as its yardstick.

In a new report called New Direction For Tourism In The West, the confederation says that, from Donegal to Cork, the hospitality industry needs to create more distinctive reasons to visit.

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