Friday April 3, 2020

It's time to think outside the box when it comes to tourism

Visitor numbers to Ireland were up this year, but for the tourism industry to fulfil its potential, more needs to be done, writes Tim Fenn.

29th December, 2013
The Wild Atlantic Way initiative has the potential to re-energise the west coast of Ireland.

They say fortune favours the brave. This is certainly true for the many thousands of tourism businesses that have grappled with the downturn, survived and come out the other side determined to grow and prosper. It has not been easy.

While it will be some time before Irish tourism makes up the enormous ground lost since 2007, the industry is recovering with overseas visitors up 7 per cent over the past 12 months. Many tourism...

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