NIHF calls for help as businesses fight for survival

NIHF calls for help as businesses fight for survival

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) is urgently calling for a joined-up approach from Government to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the hospitality sector. NIHF Chief Executive Janice Gault said: “To quote Shakespeare, Neither a Borrower Nor a Lender Be, an often quoted adage, and taking this on board... View Article

Hilton Belfast unveils £10m refurbishment project

Hilton Belfast unveils £10m refurbishment project

Hilton Belfast is putting the finishing touches on a £10m transformation project, which includes a full refurbishment of the hotel’s facilities and an expansion of its capacity to 202 bedrooms and suites. “This significant investment demonstrates not only Hilton’s commitment to constantly innovating and improving the visitor experience, and –... View Article

The Merchant Belfast embarks on £750,000 investment

The Merchant Belfast embarks on £750,000 investment

Belfast’s five-star Merchant Hotel is embarking on a significant £750,000 investment in some of its most iconic spaces, heralding a new era for the landmark hotel. The evolution of The Merchant’s Great Room Restaurant and Cocktail Bar will include a significant refurbishment to accentuate and celebrate the original features of... View Article

Olympic investment continues at Clayton Hotel Belfast

Olympic investment continues at Clayton Hotel Belfast

Clayton Hotel Belfast (part of Dalata Hotel Group plc, Ireland’s largest and the UK’s fastest-growing hotel operator) has unveiled the next stage of a £6m investment refurbishment programme. Its Olympic Suite, one of the largest conference and banqueting facilities in Belfast City Centre which caters for up to 550 guests,... View Article

La Mon invests £2m in events facilities

La Mon invests £2m in events facilities

La Mon Hotel & Country Club has completed a £2m multiphase investment across all its banqueting, conference and events facilities with a major telecommunications and unlimited superfast fibre broadband upgrade. The award-winning four-star hotel, conference venue and Country Club already boasts one of the largest conferencing and events suites in... View Article

Planning approval granted for new family-friendly hotel in Titanic Quarter

Planning approval granted for new family-friendly hotel in Titanic Quarter

Belfast City Council has given consent to plans to develop a 276-bed hotel located at Hamilton Dock in the Titanic Quarter. The decision to approve the application was made at January’s planning committee meeting, where all members gave the green light to the new family-focused hotel. Set to be developed... View Article

Galgorm toasts opening of new whiskey lounge bar

Galgorm toasts opening of new whiskey lounge bar

Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort has officially opened the Resort’s newly-refurbished and refreshed entertainment offering, McKendry’s Lounge/Bar. Formerly known as Gillies Bar & Grill, McKendry’s is now a whiskey lover’s haven, boasting an encyclopaedic whiskey collection of over 300 blends from 21 countries, including a coveted limited-edition bottle of the... View Article

Who will clean up at the NIHF 2020 Housekeeping Awards?

Who will clean up at the NIHF 2020 Housekeeping Awards?

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) has launched its annual competition to find the best Housekeeping teams in Northern Ireland. The awards which are celebrating their 10th year, recognise and celebrate the contribution that cleanliness plays in sustaining Northern Ireland’s thriving hospitality industry. “The competition seeks to raise the profile of housekeeping,... View Article

Bushmills Inn raises £6,000 for NI Children to Lapland

Bushmills Inn raises £6,000 for NI Children to Lapland

The Bushmills Inn has raised £6,000 for the Northern Ireland Children to Lapland and Days to Remember Trust. The money played an instrumental role in a trip to Lapland on December 17 for terminally ill and life-limited children. “We are thrilled that our fundraising efforts have generated £6,000 so far this... View Article

Lough Erne Resort launches proposal planner service

Lough Erne Resort launches proposal planner service

Lough Erne Resort has launched its own Proposal Planner to help those planning to ask the all-important question during the festive season. Just as a wedding planner takes care of all the details, big and small, in the run up to the nuptials, Lough Erne Resort’s skilled and experienced team... View Article