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Jump in tourism numbers expected

Mon, 14 Oct 2013

Early signs indicate that this year has been another strong year for the tourism sector.

Last year saw an increase in overall visitor spend - up by 5 per cent to £103 million.

It’s hoped that this will have gone up further when the 2013 figures are collated.

The Department of Economic Development has focused on developing high value niche markets.

Minister John Shimmin says this is enabling the season to be prolonged:


  • John Shimmin MHK

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