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 2016.
Visitor attractions also have seen an improvement on visitor numbers reflecting a positive performance reported for the domestic, Republic of Ireland, GB and overseas markets.
The outlook for 2017 is generally optimistic with hotels (68%) and visitor attractions (65%) amongst the most positive regarding expectations for growth.