Northern Ireland Tourist Board Celebrates Alan’s Achievements

Northern Ireland Tourist Board Celebrates Alan’s Achievements

    The Northern Ireland Tourist Board is celebrating the achievements of its Chief Executive Alan Clarke who was recently given one of the first ever Honorary Fellowship Awards by Belfast Metropolitan College. Alan received the prestigious award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the local tourism economy. Recognised... View Article

Tourism Minister Arlene Foster outlines plans to tap into overseas tourism potential

Tourism Minister Arlene Foster outlines plans to tap into overseas tourism potential

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster today launched details of Tourism Ireland’s marketing plans to promote Northern Ireland overseas in 2014 and beyond. The organisation aims to welcome more than 2 million visitors a year to Northern Ireland by 2016. The targets will see revenue from holiday visitors increase... View Article

What’s your poison? Beware of fake alcohol this Christmas

What’s your poison? Beware of fake alcohol this Christmas

  What will you be drinking at the Christmas party this year? How about a pint of beer? A chaser of whiskey? Or a shot of methanol or a dash of chlorine? Next time it’s your round make sure you are getting exactly what you paid for or you could... View Article

HARPY christmas!

HARPY christmas!

LEADING LOCAL LAGER BRAND REVEALS NORTHERN irish people are a bunch of optimists. A new seasonal survey from HARP® lager has revealed that almost 80% of people in Northern Ireland describe themselves as ‘optimists’ showing that we really do ‘Look on Harp Side’. The findings came to light in a... View Article

Beannchor hits the right note as new venues serve up a taste of NI.

Beannchor hits the right note as new venues serve up a taste of NI.

  Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter is set to welcome a vibrant addition to its cultural and culinary scene this week, as the Beannchor Group opens its newest venture. Set on Hill Street, in a four-storey listed building dating back to the 18th century, the exciting new entertainment complex comprises a bar and... View Article

Lambrini Introduces Free Bodyguard Protection as part of CSR Initiative

Lambrini Introduces Free Bodyguard Protection as part of CSR Initiative

Leading wine style drink, Lambrini, is helping to keep its consumers safe by introducing a free Bodyguard as part of a nationwide campaign to encourage responsible drinking over the festive season. The virtual Bodyguard is a free-to-download application for android and iPhone users, which has a range of functions including... View Article

Noel McMeel Puts Northern Ireland on the Menu in New Food Film

Noel McMeel Puts Northern Ireland on the Menu in New Food Film

  Tourism Ireland has launched the second in its series of new online films – created to entice “foodies” from around the globe. Starring celebrity chef Noel McMeel, the film showcases some of the wonderful food gems produced mainly in the Fermanagh area – demonstrating the passion of local farmers... View Article

TOP PUBS CROWNED AT PUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

TOP PUBS CROWNED AT PUB OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The search to find Northern Ireland’s top pubs came to a dramatic conclusion this week, as the cream of the local hospitality industry gathered at La Mon Hotel & Country Club to toast the trade at Pubs of Ulster’s Pub of the Year Awards 2013. Forty shortlisted premises from right... View Article

Beannchor Group launches its newest venue – Patisserie Mimi

Beannchor Group launches its newest venue – Patisserie Mimi

    The Northern Ireland bakery scene is set to be revamped this week as the Beannchor Group launches its newest venue, Patisserie Mimi. Set on High Street, in the heart of the city’s vibrant Cathedral Quarter, Patisserie Mimi officially open its doors to the public on Wednesday 6th November. The... View Article

Galgorm Resort and Spa to Invest £10 Million in Latest Expansion

Galgorm Resort and Spa to Invest £10 Million in Latest Expansion

    Galgorm Resort & Spa has revealed it plans to invest £10 million to further extend the range of leisure facilities at its Ballymena, County Antrim base. The company, which has invested more than £25 million in the last 10 years to create one of the most successful, luxurious spa... View Article