Tourists turn backs on rural towns
The big cities are doing well this summer, but smaller towns are suffering, writes Nicola Cooke, Industry Correspondent.
A survey from consultants Deloitte which was released last week had good news for Dublin hoteliers, revealing that occupancy levels in the city are up by 2 per cent to 70 per cent. But while the capital and some other tourism hotspots around the country are faring well this summer, the picture nationwide is a lot bleaker.
B&B lreland expects around 10 per cent of Ireland's 1,800 approved guesthouses to close their doors at the end of...
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