Tourism revenue up despite drop in spending
Revenue from tourism rose 1 per cent to €92m in the first two months of the year despite a drop in per capita spending, the statistical service said on Wednesday.
On a yearly basis, revenue from tourism fell slightly in February, from €52.7m to €52.4m. January saw a 3.2 per cent annual rise to €39.6m.
Per capita spending in the first two months of the year dropped to €490.9 from €513.9 the previous year, a 4.5 per cent decrease.