Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New Fáilte Ireland research shows golf to the fore in delivering tourism revenue

Research shows potential of ‘Playcations’ as Ireland gears up for 2013 Irish Open New Fáilte Ireland research today revealed that the golf sector provides a total overseas spend of €202m for the Irish economy. The analysis of the value and profile of overseas golf visitors to Ireland shows, with 163,000 having played golf while in Ireland in 2012, that each overseas golf tourist is worth €1200 to the economy (two and a half times that of the average tourist). Read more on their website