26 Mar 2020
Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.
Fingal County Council invests considerable resources in supporting tourism in the county. The Council manages and continues to develop a number of significant heritage properties; it works closely with Fáilte Ireland in the development of tourism infrastructure; and funds and supports Fingal Tourism Ltd, whose key roles are promotion, marketing and tourist information services.
Tourism is an important indigenous sector in Fingal, in terms of generating revenue and employment. Visitors to Fingal generate a €500 million spend, which sustains a total of 20,000 jobs (one in four jobs in Fingal) across all sectors (transport, retail, entertainment and other services).
Tourism in the county is heavily dependent on:
Fingal’s Tourism sector is characterised by large numbers of SMEs, with 800 businesses providing accommodation and catering services. Guest accommodation supports an estimated 3,000 full time job equivalents and the catering sector provides a further 2000 jobs.
Fingal County Council’s vision is that Fingal is:
An attractive, vibrant and sustainable tourism destination delivering a distinctive experience for local residents, domestic and international visitors.
The Tourism Strategy sets out a total of 152 actions under three main headings:
Fingal County Council will lead the development of the Fingal tourism experience. The strategy sets out some actions to improve governance, industry supports and collaboration:
Check out the Fingal Tourism Statement 2017-2022
Economic Development Services,
Fingal County Council
Tel: 01-890 5516
Email: [email protected]
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