The mood of the nation remains positive but some worrying signs that fear of complacency and indeed complacency itself could threaten a fragile economy. Visible reassurances required to ensure visitor confidence that safety measures are being taken (e.g. strong roll out of Covid-19 Safety Charter, encouraging all visitors and staff to download the Contact Tracing App).
In what is some good news for tourism and the economy, the Government has announced the speeding up of the roadmap to remove many of the Covid-19 connected restrictions and expects to reopen domestic tourism on June 29.
We now have free images and other resources to help you to remind people around the globe that Clare is amazing. Check them out here.
The Cliffs of Moher feature in the first of three short films which Tourism Ireland and the Abbey Theatre have collaborated on to help keep the beauty of Ireland to the fore and to showcase our authentic home-grown talent around the world.
While caution and anxiety continue to underpin behaviour the metrics have started moving in a postive direction.
As Ireland re-opens and we begin enjoying and exploring our country again, guests and customers need to know they're safe. By signing up to COVID-19 Safety Charter, Irish tourism and hospitality businesses will reassure their customers that the right protocols have been followed.
County Clare really is a special place to refresh your spirits. It’s where seascapes, landscapes and lakescapes all combine with a rich historical tapestry to set the backdrop for a memorable holiday. It’s wonderful for families, couples, solo travellers, and activity enthusiasts. Check out and share our 'It's all there... in Clare, under the gaze of Loop Head Lighthouse' video with the world.
Here are some practical steps, supports and guidance to help your business mitigate the impact of COVID-19
Travel & Tourism contributed $8.9 trillion to the world’s GDP in 2019. In Ireland, it helps underpin 260,000 jobs. See the domino effect on the world's economy when travel experiences a downturn
Check out and share our new 'Dream of Clare' video with the world. The one minute video reminds people what they are missing - even if they cannot travel to be with us right now.
The coronavirus is having a devastating effect on global travel and tourism, including here in Clare. An All-Ireland survey of visitor attractions highlights the difficulties attractions are experiencing and the challenges ahead.
If you want to help ‘Share Clare with the World’ use our 'Free to Use' County Clare virtual backgrounds on your Zoom video calls. We have a superb selection for you to choose from.