Inside Track

A great year for tourism, a new BAI Irish language scheme, Parkrun partners with VHI

18th December, 2016
Niall Gibbons, chief executive of Tourism Ireland, with Minister for Tourism Patrick O’Donovan

2016 has been the best year ever for overseas tourism to the island of Ireland, with some 10.5 million visitors, up 11 per cent on last year.

Tourism Ireland reflected on the highlights of its promotional activity around the world in 2016. These have included Ireland’s Ancient East, Dublin, the Wild Atlantic Way, Game of Thrones, Northern Ireland’s Year of Food and Drink and a successful campaign to capitalise on Euro 2016, as well as Tourism Ireland’s annual...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Content is king – just ask Netflix as rivals attempt to steal its crown

Tom Maguire: Tax changes we make now could help business for years