Ireland Tourism sees promising results from January to October

Published on : Friday, November 25, 2016

TOURISM IRELANDIreland Tourism has welcomed the 11.6% growth in foreign tourists in Ireland. The period from January to October saw the maximum number of tourists, with October being the biggest crowd puller. Around 8.3 million foreign tourists visited Ireland during the period from January to October. October alone saw more than 830,000 arrivals.

This figure shows an increase of almost 12% – 858,000 additional visitors when compared to the first ten months of last year. To quote Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, “It is clear that 2016 will be another record-breaking year for Irish tourism. We have seen exceptional results from North America for January to October – up 18% on the same ten-month period in 2015. There was also a strong increase in British visitors, up almost 12%.”


There was also a 10% increase of visitors from mainland Europe, with markets like Spain, Germany and France reporting increased growth. In Ireland, there are a number of late-season campaigns under way to start in 2017. As for the total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents from August to October, the figure increased by 4.1% to 2,086,500.


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