The Guinness Storehouse in Dublin continues to welcome the largest number of visitors of any other attraction in Ireland while the Cliffs of Moher are still standing tall in second place over Dublin Zoo.
The final visitor figures for the Guinness Storehouse for 2019 have confirmed that 1,732,528 people visited the St James’s Gate attraction last year.
This was just 2,528 or 0.15% more than the 2018 figure of 1.7m.
Visitor numbers at the Cliffs of Moher Visitor Experience in County Clare increased by 1.58% to 1,605,131 in 2019, another record year for visitors to the iconic attraction in the Burren and Cliffs of Moher UNESCO Geopark.
1,580,010 people visited the spectacular cliffs in 2018.
While the final figures for Dublin Zoo for 2019 have not yet been published, 1,230,145 visit the Phoenix Park attraction in 2018.
Figures released by the CoMVE reveal that the Fully Independent Traveller (FIT) market showed greater growth than the group market with 56% of all visitors being FITs (up 38,225 on 2018) and group tour business is down 1.86% (-13,104) for the first time since 2010.