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Wednesday 22 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# tourism sector

Last year
# tourism recovery
Staff shortages identified as major challenge as tourism sector hopes to rebound from pandemic
Nearly one in three businesses said they may have to close if recruitment challenges aren’t resolved.
# recruitment crisis
Labour expert says Fáilte Ireland claim about 40,000 job vacancies in tourism sector 'overblown'
The tourism authority said this week that there is a recruitment crisis in the sector.
All time
# holibops
Taoiseach denies 'bottling' extra bank holiday but next year seen as more likely option
The idea of Ireland having an extra bank holiday to boost the tourism sector has been mooted for several months.
# Phase Three
'The idea is to just to try and keep the head above water': The Dublin tourist businesses still in suspended animation
Tour operators are facing down the barrel of a lost summer.
# Budget 2014
Noonan confirms VAT for hospitality sector to stay at 9 per cent
The rate had been due to revert to 13.5 per cent at the end of the year.