Jameson Distilleries Welcome Over Half A Million Visitors In Past Year
Jameson Distillery Bow St. and Jameson Distillery Midleton has attracted over 500,000 visitors from all over the world, in the last year.
Jameson Distillery Midleton hosts five tours to 'help visitors understand Jameson's history and production'.
Jameson Distillery Bow St. also hosts five tours, including tours in which the visitors can blend their own whiskey.
The Jameson Distillery Bow St. won Europe's Leading Distillery Tour for the second time at the World Travel Awards Europe Gala Ceremony on 8 June 2019.
“For over three decades our Jameson visitor experiences – Bow St. in Dublin and Midleton, Co. Cork – have been at the forefront of the domestic tour and travel industry," said Greg Hughes, managing director, Jameson Brand Homes.
"In fact, the combined visitor experiences welcomed 500,000 guests in the past 12 months, showing the continued strength of one-of-a-kind whiskey experiences in Ireland.”
The majority of Jameson Brand Homes' visitors are from the United States and over half of the visitors are from North America.
The tours also attract people from elsewhere in Europe, such as Germany, France and UK.
According to a statement, the Irish Whiskey Tourism Strategy predicts 1.9 million people will visit visit Irish distilleries in 2025 — an increase from the 923,000 people who visited 13 distilleries across Ireland in 2018.
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