Growth for CIE Tours
CIE Tours International has reported strong growth for 2011, carrying 40,000 passengers around Ireland and the UK during the year.
Bookings to Ireland from North America increased by 20pc, while bookings to the UK increased by 60pc with many of these passengers visiting Ireland as well.
CIE Tours booked around 300,000 nights throughout Ireland in hotels ranging from five-star to three-star.
There were also thousands of beds booked in B&Bs.
According to CIE Tours International MD Brian Stack, 2012 is off to a strong start with bookings up 10pc over the same period last year.