Social media has made a huge impact on the tourism industry, including hotels. User generated content such as comments, posts, images and videos on social media sites have become standard-place. Facebook for example has over 800 million users alone. The rise of Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram in addition to the digital communities that frequent their sites, all influence the consumer of today. For more insights into how social media has become a game-changer for the tourism industry, have a look at our latest infographic below.
This Storymap has been created to take you on a journey throughout Ireland and explore the places which produced world-famous writers and inspired them to create the ingenious works of literature which, to this day, continue to be adored by millions of readers across the globe. From Benbulben in Sligo, to the mystical Blasket Islands off the Kerry coast, from Dublin’s fair city, to Seamus Heaney’s Derry, it gives an insight into the breadth of Ireland’s literary legacy.