Where does tourism rank in Ireland?

How big is Ireland’s tourism industry?

Tourism is Ireland’s largest indigenous industry employing 265,000 people, with 68% of jobs outside Dublin. 9.3 million overseas visitors came to Ireland in 2018, spending €5.1 billion while they were here. It is estimated that 23c of every euro is returned to the Exchequer in direct tourism-related taxes.

Which country ranks first in tourism?

In Europe alone were registered 710 million international tourist arrivals or about half of the total number.

The Most Visited European Nations.

Rank Country International tourist arrivals (2017)
1 France 86.9 million
2 Spain 81.8 million
3 Italy 62.1 million
4 United Kingdom 37.7 million

Does Ireland rely on tourism?

Tourism in the Republic of Ireland is one of the biggest contributors to the economy of the Republic of Ireland, with 9.0 million people visiting the country in 2017, about 1.8 times Ireland’s population.

Which country is best for tourism in 2020?

The best countries in the world 2021

  1. Portugal. Score 94.10. Read about the prettiest places in Portugal and the best hotels in Portugal.
  2. New Zealand. Score 94.04. …
  3. Japan. Score 93.82. …
  4. Morocco. Score 93.41. …
  5. Sri Lanka. Score 93.07. …
  6. Italy. Score 92.98. …
  7. Iceland. Score 92.96. …
  8. Greece. Score 92.71. …
THIS IS FUN:  You asked: What do I need to get married in Scotland?