Jan. 23, 2014 09:41 UTC

Research and Markets: Travel and Tourism in Ireland to 2017

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cn7ltk/travel_and) has announced the addition of the "Travel and Tourism in Ireland to 2017" report to their offering.

Overall tourist volumes decreased in Ireland during the review period (2008-2012), due to the declining disposable income of consumers. Inbound tourist volumes expanded at a CAGR of 4.45% during the review period, and is expected to increase over the forecast period (2013-2017) at a CAGR of 8.86%, supported by government initiatives to promote tourism across the European region.

Key Highlights

- Fáilte Ireland is extensively promoting overseas to attract more tourists by organizing cultural events such as the Gathering and Derry/Londonderry UK City of Culture.

- In July 2013, London and Dublin have planned to extend the Common Travel Area, which currently allowing unhampered travel for the citizens of both countries by creating a mini-Schengen area that enables tourists and business travelers from rapidly growing Asian economies, to undertake travels with the help of common visas between the two islands.

- In January 2013, Ryanair planned to launch operations in North Africa including Libya. Canadian airline WestJet is expected to enter the transatlantic market with a new service to Ireland during 2014.

- Since 2008, the highest demand for car rentals was generally between July and September in Ireland. Due to oversupply, there was a decrease of 13.87% in the fleet size in 2012.

- Package holidays are preferred by consumers as travel agents often cut prices by up to half. Low prices, coupled with the security and convenience of a package holiday, are drawing in customers.


- Historical values for the Irish tourism sector for 2008-2012, along with forecast figures for 2013-2017

- Comprehensive analysis of travel and tourism demand factors, with values for both the 2008-2012 review period and the 2013-2017 forecast period

- Detailed analysis and forecast of domestic, inbound and outbound tourist flows in Ireland.

- Comprehensive analysis of the trends in the airline, hotel, car rental and travel intermediaries industries, with values for both the 2008-2012 review period and the 2013-2017 forecast period

Key Topics Covered

1 Executive Summary

2 Market Overview

3 Tourism Flows

4 Airlines

5 Hotels

6 Car Rental

7 Travel Intermediaries

8 Tourism Board Profile

9 Airport Profiles

10 Company Profiles - Airlines

11 Company Profiles - Hotels

12 Company Profiles - Car Rental

13 Company Profiles - Travel Intermediaries

14 Market Data Analysis

15 Appendix

Companies Mentioned


  • Aer Arann
  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Contractors (Ireland)
  • CityJet
  • Ryanair


  • Ashford Castle Hotel
  • Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Ireland
  • Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort
  • Westgrove Hotel and Conference Centre
  • Dromoland Castle & Country Estate

Car Rental

  • Budget Car Rental
  • Thrifty Car and Van Rental
  • Europcar
  • Hertz Rent a Car
  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Travel Intermediaries

  • Irish Welcome Tours
  • Eirebus
  • Into Ireland Travel
  • Irish Tourism

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