The United States is our most important source market for overseas revenue and our second-largest source market, after Great Britain, in terms of visitor numbers.
In 2019, we welcomed 1.7 million visitors from the United States to the island of Ireland (-4% on 2018), who spent €1.6/£1.4 billion during their time here (-2%).
US visitors tend to stay longer, spend more and tour extensively.
In 2019, there were 1.67 million visitors from the United States to the Republic of Ireland (-4% on 2018), who spent €1.5 billion.
There were 212,000 US visitors to Northern Ireland (-11% on 2018), who spent £61 million.