Revenue from tourism up 2.7% in 2018
Revenue from tourism rose to a new high in 2018 according to data released on Friday by the Statistical Service.
For January – December 2018 revenue from tourism is estimated at €2,710.6 million compared to €2,639.1 million in 2017, an increase of 2.7 per cent.
However, the expenditure per person reached €688.22 compared to €722.62 the previous year, a decrease of 4.8 per cent. The expenditure per person/per day for 2018 compared to 2017 also recorded a decrease of 1.7 per cent (from €76.07 to €74.81).