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

Titanic Hotel featuring giant fairy tale gingerbread house

Titanic Hotel featuring giant fairy tale gingerbread house

A life-size magical Gingerbread House has been created by pastry chef Magdalena Abakumiec and her elves at Titanic Hotel Belfast. A first for Belfast and inspired by the history and heritage of German born Gustav Wolff, one half of the shipbuilding founders of Harland & Wolff, the Gingerbread House took... View Article

Bear-ry Merry Christmas at The Merchant Hotel

Bear-ry Merry Christmas at The Merchant Hotel

Victorian teddy bears are the theme of Christmas decorations at The Merchant Hotel in Belfast this year, adorning the iconic 25-foot Christmas tree in its Great Room restaurant as well as throughout the five-star hotel. Inspired by the original Steiff-style teddies, 54 vintage and antique bears have been used around... View Article

Hastings Hotels launches heart-warming Christmas campaign

Hastings Hotels launches heart-warming Christmas campaign

Hastings Hotels has launched a heart-warming 2019 festive campaign, The Doorman and the Duck. The tale begins on a dark, stormy night when the little duckling gets separated from his family and finds a warm welcome at one of Belfast’s most famous landmarks, the Europa Hotel, where he rescued by... View Article

Konstruct Interiors win £4m contract for Haslem Hotel in Lisburn

Konstruct Interiors win £4m contract for Haslem Hotel in Lisburn

Fit-out company Konstruct Interiors has been awarded a £4m contact to undertake works at a new 4* hotel in Lisburn. The company specialises in delivering bespoke, fit-out projects for high-end residential, corporate workplace, retail and hospitality outlets across the UK and Ireland and was awarded the contract for the new... View Article

Get a taste of Galgorm with own-label gin launch

Get a taste of Galgorm with own-label gin launch

Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort is launching its first premium own-label gin, developed in partnership with Northern Ireland artisan gin producer, Copeland Distillery. Using botanicals harvested from Galgorm Estate for an authentic local taste, Galgorm Estate Gin is the resort’s first own-label spirit. It’s also the latest addition to its... View Article