Irish tourism cntinues its upward trajectory which has seen continuous growth for more that three years.
Latest CSO figures show growth of 7.3% in overseas visitors for January-April 2018
Commenting on figures, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “Today’s figures from the CSO confirm that overseas visitor numbers increased by +7.3% during the January-April period, around 191,100 additional overseas arrivals when compared with the first four month
“North America continues to perform extremely well – with arrivals up +13.6%, an extra 61,100 US and Canadian visitors. We’ve also seen excellent results from Mainland Europe, up over +12% on January-April last year, with particularly strong performances from Germany (+24.3%) and Italy (+21.9%). Tourism Ireland has prioritised Mainland Europe and North America, as markets which offer a strong return on investment, in terms of holiday visitors and expenditure.s of 2017.