This summer looked a lot better from a distance for tourism businesses in West Cork! Of course, we had anticipated that domestic visitors would take their chance to head overseas after Covid restrictions lifted. But high fuel prices, rising business costs, and car hire hikes have combined with those changes in visitor behaviour to hit […]
As Irish holidaymakers start planning trips in Ireland in 2021, the question of value raises its head again. Pól O Conghaile wrote in The Independent this week about the perception that staycations are a rip-off. (The article is definitely worth your time to read!) And social media is swirling again with criticisms that Ireland offers […]
Find out strategies you can use to keep the momentum going for West Cork tourism businesses this autumn.
The July stimulus package contains a range of measures that will have an impact on rural tourism, and there are key ways we can all boost its effects.
At what should be the start of West Cork’s tourism season, all is quiet. The lockdown is a vital part of the country’s efforts to manage the COVID-19 public health emergency and key to our economic recovery, but it has brought one of our region’s most important industries to a shuddering halt. Over the last […]