Ireland tourism witness huge growth in May

Published on : Monday, July 3, 2017

irelandIreland, witnesses the heave of the tourists from the European countries and now the country is concentrated on the advancement of its tourism industry.


Ireland is proliferating in tourism sector in current year, as there is an increase of the tourists in 2017 particularly in the month of May.


This island nation in Europe witnesses the huge rush of the visitors and there is a massive economic advancement for the participation of North America, which counted at about 23% increase.


It is revealed, according to the Irish Times, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of Ireland, about 943,300 people visited the country during the month of May and a most interesting news is that there is a jump of about 107, 800 visitors in the five months period from January to May.  This 3 % percent hike is appreciated by the CEO of Tourism Ireland Niall Gibbons. He stated that the travellers from North America, Australia, Europe and Britain often visit Ireland. But due to the Brexit decision, the number of visitors from Britain was dropped about 6.8%. According to Niall Gibbons, “Competitiveness and the value for money message are more important than ever in Britain right now.”  But he affirmed that, the places of attraction in Ireland allure the cultural minded people and they do not bother to travel for the money fluctuation.


The CEO of Tourism Ireland, Niall Gibbons also pointed on the further development of infrastructure on the tourism sector, as this nation is primarily dependent on the tourism and hospitality sector.  At about 281,000 people are directly and indirectly reliant on the tourism sector in Ireland.

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