Monday November 30, 2020

Cork: The future looks good as tourism titan refuses to rest on its laurels

Cork’s earnings from tourism in 2012 generated revenue of €400 million, with 2014 set to be another strong showing, writes Ruth Wildgust.

29th June, 2014
Gary Breen, head of operations, Fáilte Ireland.

The Irish Open at Fota Island Resort earlier this month attracted 100,000 visitors over the four days of the tournament, showcasing Cork’s world-class golf courses and facilities to the domestic and international markets.

“The overseas media reach of the Irish Open is not to be under-estimated, with over 1,400 hours of international media coverage in over 110 territories,” said Gary Breen, head of operations at Fáilte Ireland, a major sponsor of the event....

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