Bollywood movies draw Asian tourists to Ireland

Bollywood movies are luring more Indian, Chinese and other Asian visitors to Ireland, according to Tourism Ireland.

6th May, 2006

Bollywood movies are luring more Indian, Chinese and other Asian visitors to Ireland, according to Tourism Ireland.

Indian producers are sourcing locations in Ireland as settings for musical films and this is enticing an increasing number of Asian visitors to the Republic.

Tourism Ireland spokeswoman Fiona Scott said tourists were coming from far-flung markets such as Shanghai and Mumbai as a result of exposure from the popular movies.

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