Posts Tagged "tourism"

B&B boost in “best year ever” for Irish tourism

B&B boost in “best year ever” for Irish tourism

B&B Ireland, the leading industry body representing the B&B sector in Ireland, reports its share of overseas visitors rose 18% to 361,084 on 2016. CEO Helena Healy said the B&B sector has performed well. She welcomed the latest increase in the overall number of overseas visitors to Ireland revealed by the new CSO figures. These statistics…

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Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Major increase in shipping through Foyle Port

Shipping through Foyle Port increased by 27% over the past year leading to before tax profits of over £1.2m, according to the Chairman of Londonderry Port and Harbour Commissioners.  Mr Garvan O’Doherty announced an excellent set of results for the year 2012 – 13 at the Harbour Commissioners annual general meeting today. Mr O’Doherty described…

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B&Bs set for major gains in 2013

B&Bs set for major gains in 2013

With online bookings up 62% and trade bookings up 26% on 2012, the B&B sector looks set to achieve a major increase in visitors for 2013. A B&B Ireland team of 12 from around the regions, is representing the island-wide body at the Meitheal 2013 event in Dublin’s RDS this week, which is set to…

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