Greens’ Martin eyes early reopening for visitors
Tourism recovery oversight group is pushing strongly for ‘timely reopening’ of international tourism as cabinet considers proposals
Tourism minister Catherine Martin is to bring an expert report to cabinet this week, to push for an early reopening of tourism from Britain, the EU and the US which could generate up to €1 billion in revenue.
Martin’s proposals are expected to form part of the cabinet’s discussions about how to ensure that the state is ready to quickly introduce the EU’s digital green certificates, which will allow passengers to prove they have been...
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Comment: Hope at last for tourism industry which still needs ongoing support
Micheál Martin’s announcement was welcome but questions remain, such as how long will Mandatory Hotel Quarantine be kept in place and is there a successor to the flop that was the Stay and Spend Scheme?
Owner of Dublin’s Leprechaun Museum predicts a slow recovery for businesses
Tom O’Rahilly said the visitor profile for his Dublin tourist attraction would also change due to Brexit and a possible four-day week
Fáilte Ireland to invest €6m in online tourist booking service for tourist attractions
The ‘Digital that Delivers’ scheme will provide specialised training and digitalisation services for vistor attractions
Comment: Government must state how and when international travel can resume
The lack of a commitment on the return of aviation is worrying for tourism and for the broader economy