Triple Award Puts McKeever Group In the top 10% Worldwide

Triple Award Puts McKeever Group In the top 10% Worldwide

Excellent customer reviews have ranked all three hotels in the McKeever Hotel Group in the top 10% of the world’s hotels. Corr’s Corner Hotel in Newtownabbey, Dunsilly Hotel in Antrim and the Adair Arms Hotel in Ballymena were presented with the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence this week. The accolade,... View Article

Penfolds Re-corking Clinic checks into the UK for the first time in five years.

Penfolds Re-corking Clinic checks into the UK for the first time in five years.

On Tuesday 22nd October 2013, Australian fine wine brand Penfolds will set up its unique Re-corking Clinic in prestigious London hotel the Berkeley, offering collectors of Penfolds the ultimate after sales service for their wine, unique to the winery. Since 1991, well over 100,000 bottles have been assessed at Penfolds... View Article

GB Coach Operators All On-Board in Belfast

GB Coach Operators All On-Board in Belfast

Tourism Ireland invited 23 leading Great Britain coach and group tour operators to Northern Ireland last week, to attend a workshop with tourism providers from around Northern Ireland. The event was organised jointly by Tourism Ireland and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, to encourage the visiting operators to feature Northern... View Article

Call for views on the future of apprenticeships

Call for views on the future of apprenticeships

  The Department for Employment and Learning has recently invited a call for submissions as part of the current Review of Apprenticeships. This review seeks to ensure that future apprenticeship provision meets the needs of the economy.  The Call for Submissions will formally close on 2 October 2013.  Submissions are... View Article

The Hunt is on for Belfast Restaurant Week Special

The Hunt is on for Belfast Restaurant Week Special

    Ever thought of becoming a star chef and having your favourite recipe on the menu of a top Belfast restaurant menu?  Now’s your chance, as local award-winning eatery James Street South Bar and Grill is running a competition to do just that. The cooking competition is one of a host of... View Article

TIME PLEASE: LAST CHANCE BE TOAST OF THE TRADE

TIME PLEASE: LAST CHANCE BE TOAST OF THE TRADE

The clock is ticking for pubs to be in with a chance of being crowned the best bar in Northern Ireland, as the closing date for Pubs of Ulster’s Pub of the Year Awards fast approaches. Pubs of Ulster, the representative body for the licensed trade in Northern Ireland, is... View Article

Raising the bar in customer service

Raising the bar in customer service

  One of Belfast’s oldest pubs, the Errigle Inn, has embraced WorldHost training to keep its ever-increasing numbers of customers satisfied. The Errigle’s commitment to meeting the needs of its patrons has been honoured after it received the prestigious WorldHost Business Recognition Award for having trained more than 50% of... View Article

TOP 100 COMPANIES BREAK THROUGH £20BN SALES MARK

TOP 100 COMPANIES BREAK THROUGH £20BN SALES MARK

The sales performance of Northern Ireland’s Top 100 companies has defied the economic gloom over the past year, according to figures published today in leading business magazine Ulster Business. The magazine’s annual survey, now in its 25th year, provides a snapshot of the Northern Ireland economy from the latest available... View Article

New Finance Minister Pledges Support for Hospitality Sector

New Finance Minister Pledges Support for Hospitality Sector

Pubs of Ulster, the representative body of the hospitality sector in Northern Ireland, has welcomed the support of the new Finance Minister, Simon Hamilton as he embarks on his new role as head of the Department of Finance and Personnel. Pubs of Ulster, the representative body of the hospitality sector... View Article

Arthur’s Day 2013 will showcase the best of Ireland’s Talent

Arthur’s Day 2013 will showcase the best of Ireland’s Talent

32 Counties, 500+ Free Music Events, 1,000+ Music Acts, Creative Showcase Events.  GUINNESS & Co is excited to announce details of Arthur’s Day 2013, which will take place on Thursday 26th September. Arthur’s Day will showcase the best of Ireland’s creativity and talent from the world of music and culture at... View Article