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Kerri McCrea with two of her elephants, Mae Doom and Too Meh.

(...) visitors a year, tourism accounts for more than 20 per cent of the country’s gross domestic product and, in(...)

Dublin airport’s  Terminal 1  during the lockdown in April. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) the tourism sector, and the airlines, some hope.

St Patrick’s Day frolics. Irish holidaymakers may not spend like  Americans but they are less likely to be shocked by local prices. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sentiment is important, possibly nowhere more so than in tourism. One of Ireland’s strongest(...)

Tourism NI chief executive John McGrillen says there has been a reduction of more than 20 per cent in the number of people from the Republic visiting major tourist attractions like the Giant’s Causeway and Titanic Belfast. Photograph:  Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

Fewer French and German tourists are coming to Northern Ireland because of Brexit, a tourism chief(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe delivered a budget that prompted “little cribbing and moaning . . . more a general air of acceptance.  Photograph: Tom Honan

(...) seen. *** – The State agencies that oversee the tourism industry will get an extra €40 million next(...)

Hotels are now charging rates for rooms that are at or close to those prevailing in the final hedonistic days of the Celtic Tiger. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

(...) long before the tourism industry is once again making the case for retention of the reduced VAT rate of(...)

An increase in excise duty on diesel was just one of several measures that had been widely expected to feature in Budget 2018 but which ultimately  got no mention. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Minister that any increase in the drink prices would adversely impact the tourism sector. The challenge(...)

Tourists in Dublin at the Molly Malone statue. US visitor numbers to the Republic have risen by more than 50 per cent since 2013. Photograph:  Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) tourism if Trump were to lead the US into the unthinkable, which, with him in charge, is actually the(...)

Tobacco farmers in Harare protest during an auction on the first day of Zimbabwe’s marketing season earlier this year, as prices for the country’s biggest agricultural export plunged. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

(...) provision, construction, tourism and agriculture, although he conceded the latter is currently on hold(...)

Smog around Tiananmen Square, Beijing: pollution is starting to eat into tourism income as the number of visitors to China’s capital declined by a hefty 50 per cent in the first three quarters of the year compared to a year earlier. photograph: kim kyung-hoon/reuters

(...) turned off by the foul smog in the sky – it’s starting to eat into tourism incomes. The number of(...)