Twenty-five new jobs created as new International restaurant seeks to ‘A-Maze’

Twenty-five new jobs created as new International restaurant seeks to ‘A-Maze’

The bright, sleek new multi-cultural Maze Restaurant is the latest establishment to boost Belfast’s blossoming restaurant scene, with the creation of 25 full-time and part-time jobs. Located in Wellington Place, the vibrant International Fusion restaurant is the brainchild of chef and restaurateur Michael Karan, who moved to Northern Ireland from... View Article

Derry~Londonderry tours rated five-star quality

Derry~Londonderry tours rated five-star quality

  Martin McCrossan City Tours, one of Derry~Londonderry’s most innovative tour guide enterprises, has been accredited as a five-star experience by a Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) quality scheme. Only two other ventures – Titanic Belfast and the Giant’s Causeway Visitor Centre – have so far achieved the highest possible... View Article

Nick Price is right for new venture

Nick Price is right for new venture

  Legendary Belfast restaurateur Nick Price, former proprietor of Nick’s Warehouse, and arguably one of Northern Ireland’s finest chefs has joined forces with The Clandeboye Lodge Hotel to launch a new restaurant called Coq & Bull. The thriving North Down hotel, located at the edge of the Clandeboye Estate, has... View Article

Limelight Snow Patrol Charity gig a night to REMember

Limelight Snow Patrol Charity gig a night to REMember

  A special gig at Belfast venue, The Limelight in December, headlined by special guests, Snow Patrol has raised over £10,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK. On 30th December, a little piece of music history was made as Snow Patrol joined a stellar line-up of local artists to perform at a... View Article

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition

The Hospitality Guild’s work experience competition is giving you the chance to experience working life at The Merchant Hotel. If you’re an aspiring hotel manager, event co-ordinator or bartender, you could find out what it’s like to have a fantastic career at The Merchant Hotel.  Tell us about your dream... View Article

Time team’s Belgian getaway

Time team’s Belgian getaway

  It sounds like the perfect job: learning how to appreciate one of the finest and most historic Belgian beers.  Not altogether surprisingly, it is a task that really appealed to Cookstown women Sarah Barry, Natalie Hughes, Bridgeen Campbell and Tanya Dunseath The quartet who are part of the busy... View Article

Deanes Expansion

Deanes Expansion

  Deanes has announced a five hundred thousand pounds expansion of it’s flagship Restaurant premises in Howard Street, creating thirty new jobs and bringing it’s total workforce to 150. Work has already begun after the company took over the former Equinox store next door to the existing Deanes Restaurant and... View Article

An evening with Mark Hix at Cultra Inn

An evening with Mark Hix at Cultra Inn

LOVERS of great food in Northern Ireland are in for a treat as one of the UK’s most celebrated chefs will be cooking live for one night only at the Cultra Inn early next year. Mark Hix is one of London’s most eminent restaurateurs and diners will have the chance to... View Article

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