Malmaison Belfast celebrates stunning transformation of Chez Mal Bar

Malmaison Belfast celebrates stunning transformation of Chez Mal Bar

Visitors to Malmaison Belfast will be wowed by the recent renovation of its Chez Mal Bar, set to become the latest luxury hotspot on the Belfast bar scene. The uber-chic space is a mix of bright colours, sumptuous sofas and quirky accents.  Enjoy Instagram-friendly, custom-made neon artwork, stunning metallic chandeliers... View Article

Galgorm’s plans for new £8m Belfast hotel and restaurant approved

Galgorm’s plans for new £8m Belfast hotel and restaurant approved

Plans to develop a new £8 million hotel, bar and restaurant in Belfast have been approved by Belfast City Council’s Planning Committee. The proposal, which will create around 100 new jobs, had been recommended for approval by council officers. Part of a significant new investment by the owners of the... View Article

‘Check in’ complete for the 2019 NIHF Hotel Receptionist of the Year competition

‘Check in’ complete for the 2019 NIHF Hotel Receptionist of the Year competition

Receptionists from across Northern Ireland ‘checked in’ in record numbers for the 2019 Hotel Receptionist of the Year competition. A staggering eighty-eight entries were received for the competition, which is organised by the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF), and is now in its 15th year. The competition has three award... View Article

A decade of dedication – Housekeeping Awards celebrate tenth anniversary

A decade of dedication – Housekeeping Awards celebrate tenth anniversary

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation’s (NIHF) search for the best 2019 housekeeping team got underway with an assessment day in the Clayton Hotel, Belfast. This year’s event is a milestone as it marks the tenth anniversary of the competition. The initiative was set up to recognise the contribution that housekeepers... View Article

The Fitzwilliam Hotel celebrates ten years at the heart of Belfast

The Fitzwilliam Hotel celebrates ten years at the heart of Belfast

The Fitzwilliam Hotel is celebrating its tenth birthday this month after opening its doors to the public for the first time in March 2009. Over the last decade the award-winning five-star hotel has become one of the leading fashionable boutique accommodations in worldwide travel and is a renowned name in the tourism industry in Belfast and further afield. Affectionately known as ‘The Fitz’ by locals, it is the epitome of style and excellence.... View Article

South Armagh native returns to open new hotel, creating 85 jobs

South Armagh native returns to open new hotel, creating 85 jobs

Killeavy Castle, nestled in the woodland at the foot of Slieve Gullion, is set to unveil its newly refurbished premises following a £12 million investment. The Grade 1 listed building, derelict for over a decade, has been given a new lease of life after being bought by Armagh native Mick... View Article

Belfast student celebrates success

Belfast student celebrates success

Jamie Gordon, a former pupil at RBAI, is celebrating success after winning a top award at Ulster University Business School. Jamie, who recently graduated with a BSc Hons degree in Marketing, won the Hastings Hotels Award for Excellence. The award was presented at the Class of 2018 Excellence Awards organised... View Article

Ibis Belfast City Centre ranked number one in the UK and Ireland

Ibis Belfast City Centre ranked number one in the UK and Ireland

Ibis Belfast City Centre has scooped first position in the highly coveted CX Championship Awards which grades customer service excellence across over 100 Ibis Hotels in the UK. Run by Ibis’ parent group Accor Hotels, the awards grade the hotels on Reputation Performance Score (RPS), accommodation and breakfast scores all... View Article

£7 million investment for Templepatrick

£7 million investment for Templepatrick

The Galgorm Collection, previously known as Tullymore House Ltd, will invest a further £7million in the local economy as they agree to buy the Templeton Hotel in Templepatrick. The new property will add to Galgorm’s already impressive suite of hospitality investments, which includes £1.5million in Belfast-based restaurants’ Fratelli & Café... View Article

Green light for Beannchor Group’s £4m hotel at Lisburn Square

Green light for Beannchor Group’s £4m hotel at Lisburn Square

Work will begin on the Beannchor Group’s new £4m hotel at Lisburn Square this March, following planning approval this week. It is anticipated the new hotel will open in autumn 2019 and, when complete, will create 75 new jobs. Beannchor has revealed plans for the highly anticipated new 52-bedroom property,... View Article