New Hampton by Hilton hotel opens in Belfast

New Hampton by Hilton hotel opens in Belfast

Belfast’s newest hotel, the Hampton by Hilton, today opened its doors for business. The nine-story, 178-bedroom hotel is located just off Great Victoria Street in Belfast city centre and is the first Hampton by Hilton to open in the island of Ireland. Hampton is one of Hilton’s most successful brands, with 2,346 properties in 21 countries... View Article

Specialist recruitment company to service burgeoning hospitality sector

Specialist recruitment company to service burgeoning hospitality sector

A vibrant new recruitment company specialising in management roles in the hospitality sector across the UK and Ireland has been launched in Belfast. With the UK hospitality industry expected to create over 500,000 new jobs in the next five years according to industry body UK Hospitality, local businesswoman Nichola Daly... View Article

AC Hotel Belfast ‘Flagship Feature’ of City Quays development

AC Hotel Belfast ‘Flagship Feature’ of City Quays development

Belfast Harbour marked a new milestone in its £275 million City Quays development when it officially launched (21 June) the new AC Hotel Belfast. Representing a £26 million investment by Belfast Harbour, the 188-room AC Hotel Belfast, which has brought 80 jobs and a ‘new way to hotel’ to the... View Article

Grand Central Hotel opens its doors

Grand Central Hotel opens its doors

Today sees the opening of the Grand Central Hotel, the largest and most expensively constructed hotel project ever seen in Northern Ireland. Residents of Belfast have watched over the past two years as Windsor House has transformed from an unloved office block to the key feature on Belfast’s skyline, with... View Article

The Grand Central Hotel offers a taste of what’s to come

The Grand Central Hotel offers a taste of what’s to come

With less than a week to go until Northern Ireland’s largest hotel opens its door, the Grand Central Hotel has unveiled its menus to give a taste of what guests can look forward to. Stephen Meldrum, General Manager of the Grand Central Hotel said: “We are very excited to be... View Article

Record year reflects potential of tourism sector

Record year reflects potential of tourism sector

The release by NISRA of the 2017 tourism statistics show a solid performance with growth in terms of visitors and spend. The results note a record year with £926m of expenditure across all markets and a record number of visitors from overseas. Northern Ireland is becoming more popular as a... View Article

Grand Central Hotel set to open on global stage

Grand Central Hotel set to open on global stage

Hastings Hotels has announced that the Grand Central Hotel will open week commencing 18th June and the first guests to check-in will be a group of international delegates attending the prestigious Hosts Global Forum. The forum, which was secured in a combined effort by Hastings Hotels, Tourism NI, and Moloney... View Article

Helen Crawford wins Receptionist of the Year 2018

Helen Crawford wins Receptionist of the Year 2018

Helen Crawford from Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport has won the coveted Receptionist of the Year at the recent Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) Hotel Receptionist of the Year Awards.  The awards, now in its 15th year, acknowledge the best teams and individuals from across Northern Ireland. The awards, which... View Article

Best of NI’s hospitality industry celebrated at annual awards ceremony

Best of NI’s hospitality industry celebrated at annual awards ceremony

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation has recognised the best teams and individuals from across its extensive member portfolio at the 2018 annual NIHF Hotel Receptionist of the Year awards ceremony. The sparkling event, held at the Everglades Hotel in Derry-Londonderry on Wednesday 18th April, was hosted by Pamela Ballantine and... View Article

Andras Hotels to invest £6.6m to regenerate historic Portrush hotel site

Andras Hotels to invest £6.6m to regenerate historic Portrush hotel site

Leading local hotel group, Andras Hotels, have submitted revised proposals for a £6.6million hotel regeneration project in Portrush. The 87-bedroom boutique hotel will be located on the site of the former Londonderry Hotel on Main Street / Atlantic Avenue in the town centre. Designed by award-winning conservation architects, Consarc, the... View Article