Tuesday March 31, 2020

Report: Irish travel and tourism industry to grow 6.1% in 2014

Travel and tourism contributed €14.7 billion to the Irish economy in 2013.

19th March, 2014
The travel and tourism industry accounts for one in 11 of all jobs worldwide.

The travel and tourism industry contributed €14.7 billion to Ireland’s economy in 2013 (9 per cent of GDP) and is expected to grow by 6.1 per cent in 2014.

The figures come from the latest economic analysis of the impact of the travel and tourism sector in 184 countries undertaken by the World Travel & Tourism Council.

The total contribution to employment, including jobs indirectly supported by the sector, was 169,974 jobs, 9.1 per cent of total employment....

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