Domestic trip intentions have plateaued, safety concerns return to the fore, but the public is mobilising through short and day trips. Intentions for short trips within Ireland hold stable for the first time since May. Consideration also shows no change. As trips abroad have become less appealing (due to quarantining and the recent increases in cases in popular holiday destinations), the lack of comparative increases to domestic holidays suggests that some may have chosen a staycation involving no nights away or no holidays at all. Local marketing of daytrip options will be important mechanisms to support the trade. The latest consumer sentiment data are available here
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