Mountain biking at Rostrevor
Tourism Industry Barometer
The increase in visitor volumes is also reflected in healthy increases in both average room yield and profitability. Other accommodation sectors also report a generally positive performance for the year to date.
Visitor attractions also have seen an improvement in visitor volumes over the first nine months of the year, reflecting reported growth across all the main markets.
The outlook for the remainder of 2016 is generally optimistic with hotels (58%) and guesthouses (48%) the most positive regarding expectations for growth.
December 2016 findings will be available soon.