It has been an eventful summer on Fota Island with so much happening including the introduction of The Asian Sanctuary at the Wildlife Park and, of course, the hosting of the Irish Open at the neighbouring Fota Island Cork Golf Club. However, one of the more significant events which was slightly overlooked was the birth of a red panda cub almost 3 months ago. The cute little redhead has being spotted on numerous occasions around the park with its mother Bonnie since the birth and has become a firm favourite with visitors to the Wildlife Park, Fota House and the 5 star Cork hotel and golf resort.
With its new Chinese investors heavily working towards promoting Ireland as a destination to Chinese tourists, research out today can only be great news for the Fota Island Resort, Cork’s finest 5 Star hotel.
Millward Brown, the global research agency, was commissioned by Tourism Ireland to carry out an online survey of 1,000 Chinese adults living in the cities of Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou & Chengdu. during March and April of this year. The survey participants had all visited Europe at least once before, and/or intend to travel on a holiday to Europe in the next ten years.