Between increased air access, the ease of getting around and visitor arrivals from Canada growing to 203,000 last year, there are many reasons for agents to sell Ireland, but Debbie Moran, trade engagement advisor for Failte Ireland can add to the list.
As a means of attracting more travellers, she says the tourism development authority frequently reinvigorates Ireland’s tourism offer as a holiday destination, reports assistant editor, Ann Ruppenstein in this week’s digital edition of Travel Courier.
“Ireland as a nation doesn’t actually get the visitor spread evenly,” she says. “A lot of the visitors will fly into Dublin and they’ll go straight down to Cork and Kerry region, and Galway, and fly out again in Dublin or Shannon… What the business development team is trying to do is encourage tour operators, travel agents and visitors alike to visit the lesser-known areas.”
For the full story, check out this week’s digital edition of Travel Courier.