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Tourism operators expect one million US visitors

Easing of recession in America - and better access - is boosting visitor numbers, writes Siobhán Brett.

13th January, 2013
MIchael Brennan, managing director of Killarney Hotels: 'US guests are extremely important to our hotels.'

The number of North American visitors to Ireland is expected to rise to over a million this year, with five-star hotels and luxury resorts in particular poised to benefit from the return of high-spending American tourists.

Last week, Fáilte Ireland's annual review of the tourism sector revealed that North American arrivals were up by 2 per cent last year. The owners of luxury hotels around the country say they are already seeing good levels of...

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