From midnight on the 7th of August 2020 the Government have announced a number of restrictions on tourism and hospitality businesses for the following counties: Laois, Offaly and Kildare. Further information is available here.

Fáilte Ireland’s top priority is supporting Ireland’s tourism and hospitality businesses to survive, re-open and recover from the catastrophic impact COVID-19 has had on our industry. This crisis is affecting every tourism business in the country and the road ahead is uncertain.

We have created an extensive range of business supports to guide you through these unprecedented times. These have been developed in consultation with industry experts to meet your immediate and urgent needs and help your business re-open and recover.  

How to use our website

  • Visit our Business Re-opening Supports to access a range of tailored resources in the most critical areas of business recovery — with specific advice for every sector.
  • Visit our Business Survival Supports to find the tools to guide you through areas of ongoing concern like business liquidity, HR risk and maintaining your brand and reputation.

Featured Updates

COVID-19 Safety Charter

A Government-endorsed initiative to reinforce confidence in domestic and overseas visitors in tourism businesses, the COVID-19 Safety Charter is designed to give comfort and reassurance to employers, employees and customers that your business is ready to re-open safely.

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Sales and marketing for recovery

Our latest supports suite focuses on the tactical aspects of sales and marketing, and your business’ digital performance. The resources will help you drive domestic sales and prepare to reboot, re-engage with international B2B tour operators and sales agencies, and prepare for the re-opening of international markets.

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Guidelines for re-opening published

Fáilte Ireland, in collaboration with industry groups, has created a series of guidelines for re-opening tailored to the various sectors of the Irish tourism industry. The guidelines are designed to support business owners and management in every step as they tackle the challenges specific to their industry.

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Industry Updates