Crowds applaud Rory McIlroy’s first birdie of the week: the world’s number one golfer missed the cut for the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

(...). While all Irish Open events will attract crowds, golf tourism in Northern Ireland generates £33 million(...)

Enriching awareness of our heritage: children on the Burren. Photograph courtesy of burrenlife.com

(...)’s core priority – the promotion of jobs, education and tourism related to heritage in local communities(...)

A young woman hikes along a hanging bridge near Arenal Volcano National Park in Costa Rica.

(...) and a well-developed eco-tourism industry. Hawaii also has that great mix of rain forest and leisurely(...)

British Airways and Aer Lingus jets pass each other at Dublin airport. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) quietly groaned when Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, announced that he was(...)

Large crowds gather around the 10th green during day one of the Irish Open at Royal County Down. Photograph: PA

(...), according to Tourism Northern Ireland, as the organisers restricted numbers to maintain spectator comfort(...)

The Giro D’Italia provided a tourism boost for the North last year Photograph: PA Wire

(...) last year- but fewer of them came from the Republic according to new tourism statistics released on(...)

Food producers from the Burren, Co Clare: the Burren project involves food events every Monday from May to October showcasing the region’s cuisine. Photograph: Yvonne Vaughan

(...) of tourism development. Launched as the midwest’s first food trail in 2013, the Burren project(...)

Tuaregs of Timbuktu: Toulou Kiki, Ibrahim Ahmed and Layla Walet Mohamed

(...) sort of image encountered in fantasised tourism commercials for more exotic destinations. The(...)

 Fergal McCarthy’s seven-metre replica of Dublin’s Northbank Lighthouse, part of the “Home\Sick” exhibition at the Science Gallery in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

(...) of the Liffey estuary. Tourism Now in a new EU- funded cross-Border project, which was launched(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘I did not see the report you refer to. Neither did the Minister for Transport.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

North America would be in place by 2020 and tourism would grow “by serious amounts in the next 10 years(...)