Government’s new tourism policy will benefit the Midlands - McFadden

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Fine Gael TD for Longford/Westmeath, Gabrielle McFadden, has welcomed the launch of the Government’s new tourism policy, ‘People, Place and Policy - Growing Tourism to 2025’, saying it will benefit tourism in the Midlands.

“The new policy launched this week by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe, targets €5bn in revenue from 10 million overseas visits by 2025. This commitment is good news for the Midlands which has so much to offer to tourists and depends so much on this sector,” said Deputy McFadden.

She highlighted the Athlone-Mullingar cycleway as a project that will be of particular benefit to the region.


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