• Irish tourism grew by 6.7% in the first half of this year

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    In the first half of this year, Irish tourism grew by 6.7 percent as per data, with British visitors starting to shrug off a weak pound that has made trips to the euro zone more expensive since the vote to leave the European Union in June 2016.
    Ireland, considered the remaining EU member with most to lose from Brexit, shares a border with Northern Ireland, part of Britain. The country's tourism industry depends heavily on its near neighbor which accounts for more than one-in-three visitors.
    The number of trips to Ireland from Britain increased by 2.3 percent from January to June, partly...
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  • Tourism Ireland welcomes growth of +6.7% in overseas visitors for January-June 2018

    Tourism Ireland welcomes growth of +6.7% in overseas visitors for January-June 2018

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tour World

    Commenting on figures published today by the CSO for overseas arrivals for January to June 2018, Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “Today's figures from the CSO confirm that overseas visitor numbers increased by +6.7% during the January-June period, 307,000 additional overseas arrivals when compared with the first six months of 2017.
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  • The Cayman Islands Welcomes Record 1.3 Million Visitors in First Half of 2018

    The Cayman Islands Welcomes Record 1.3 Million Visitors in First Half of 2018

    5 monthes ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    The Cayman Islands welcomed over 1.3 million visitors between January and June 2018, which represents an increase of 19.52 percent or 214,711 visitors when compared to the same period in 2017.
    While air arrivals were up 15.9 percent for the first half of the year, demonstrating an increase of 34,693 visitors, cruise passenger arrivals accounted for 81 percent of the Islands' total visitation.
    This six-month performance comes on the heels of June's record-breaking achievement as the best June on record for stayover visitation and marks the 15th consecutive month of growth in arrivals.
    “I am...
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