Tourism is a significant economic driver for Northern Ireland. It generates wealth, jobs, exports, civic pride and innovation.
The Draft Tourism Strategy for Northern Ireland to 2020 sets out growth targets to increase our visitor numbers to 4.5 million, the employment supported by tourism to 50,000 jobs, and the revenue generated by tourism to £1 billion for the Northern Ireland economy. The reports in this section provide detailed information on tourism's positive impact on the Northern Ireland economy.
This Deloitte report, ‘Tourism: Jobs and Growth’ was commissioned by VisitBritain and demonstrates the role that tourism plays in the UK economy. It identifies the contribution that tourism in each region of the UK contributes and that tourism contributes 5.2% of the Northern Ireland economy and supports 43,000 jobs in 2013.
A report detailing how tourism benefits the Northern Ireland economy in generating revenue and in creating jobs.
A report commissioned by VisitBritain which details the economic impact of the visitor economy on Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
A report published in 2008 looking at the impact of tourism locally over the previous decade.
A report from the House of Commons Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, Published in 2006.
Published in 2007 the purpose of this report is to estimate the economic impact of tourism in terms of its wider contribution to the economy.
Northern Ireland Tourist Board
St Anne's Court, 59 North Street
BELFAST, BT1 1NB
Tel 028 9023 1221
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Textphone 028 9044 1522
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