24th anniversary for Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism in Northern Ireland

24th anniversary for Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism in Northern Ireland

UTV’s Pamela Ballantine will officially launch the 24th annual Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism 2019 on Wednesday 28th November in The Loft @ Ten Square, Belfast. The Institute of Hospitality Awards for Professionalism pay tribute to and recognise the achievements of many committed, passionate professionals in the hospitality industry... View Article

Spellbinding bar opens in Belfast

Spellbinding bar opens in Belfast

Bring out your inner wizard and brew some magic at Northern Ireland’s first ever Pop Up Potion Experience, The Cursed Goblet. Situated inside The Parlour at Elmwood Avenue, near Queen’s University, this is Professor Phileas Fisherwick’s favourite haunt. This immersive, interactive cocktail master class hopes to become a popular tourist... View Article

Embrace the festive season at Slane Distillery Christmas Market this winter

Embrace the festive season at Slane Distillery Christmas Market this winter

Slane Distillery, the recently-opened whiskey distillery located on the historic grounds of Slane Castle in the Boyne Valley, will be converted into a picturesque Christmas village this December. The courtyard in the centre of the 250-year-old Georgian stables that now house Slane Distillery will be transformed with the addition of... View Article

Cathedral Quarter bar invites canine trick or treaters

Cathedral Quarter bar invites canine trick or treaters

Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, is set to welcome back its four-legged furry friends for a special, Halloween-themed Pooch Social on Sunday 28 October. There will be no tricks, just lots of treats at the popular bar’s final Pooch Social of the year, where guests are encouraged to fully embrace... View Article

WKD cauldrons will work a treat at Halloween

WKD cauldrons will work a treat at Halloween

SHS Drinks, owner of WKD, the UK’s No.1 traditional RTD1, will be generating a visual impact in on-trade outlets this Halloween by providing thousands of WKD Cocktail Cauldrons from which to serve themed cocktails.  The moulded cauldrons are complete with authentic-looking feet to keep them stable, and a pouring lip... View Article

Raising awareness of mental health & support services

Raising awareness of mental health & support services

Wednesday 10th October 2018 will see a global drive to raise awareness and reduce the stigma attached to mental health. The focus this year is on young people and mental health in a changing world. Let’s take a few minutes to think about what you can do personally and professionally to... View Article

Game of Thrones®- inspired whisky is here in celebration of the hit TV series

Game of Thrones®- inspired whisky is here in celebration of the hit TV series

Send a raven – Scotch has officially entered the realm. In collaboration with HBO® and Game of Thrones, Johnnie Walker has today unveiled the new White Walker by Johnnie Walker. This limited-edition Scotch Whisky is inspired by the most enigmatic and feared characters on the hit show – the White... View Article

Diageo Reserve appoints award-winning Irish chef as new global food authority

Diageo Reserve appoints award-winning Irish chef as new global food authority

Diageo Reserve, the luxury portfolio of Diageo, has announced the creation of a new food advocacy role within the business – the Global Gastronomer. The first of its kind in the industry, the position will become Diageo’s global authority on food and gastronomy culture, tasked with forging a more meaningful... View Article

Diageo brings a taste of ‘Rockshore’ to Tesco Taste Festival 2018

Diageo brings a taste of ‘Rockshore’ to Tesco Taste Festival 2018

Exciting new Irish lager ‘Rockshore’ was the star of the show on Diageo’s stand at this year’s Tesco Taste Festival 2018. From the brewers at St. James’s Gate, Rockshore is a light and refreshing tasting lager.  Visitors to the event had the chance to sample Rockshore Irish lager for themselves... View Article

Hospitality Ulster launches search for Northern Ireland’s Top 100 Hospitality Businesses awards

Hospitality Ulster launches search for Northern Ireland’s Top 100 Hospitality Businesses awards

The search to find Northern Ireland’s top hospitality hot spots is under way as Hospitality Ulster launches its second annual Top 100 Hospitality Businesses awards for 2019. Building on the success of the inaugural Top 100 Hospitality Businesses in February, the awards will shine the spotlight on Northern Ireland hospitality... View Article