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

NIHF Hospitality Exchange Ball raises £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre

NIHF Hospitality Exchange Ball raises £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) Hospitality Exchange Ball, which was held in Belfast in October 2019, has raised £2,965 for Friends of the Cancer Centre. For 35 years, Friends of the Cancer Centre has been dedicated to making a real and meaningful difference to cancer patients and their families... View Article

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation appoints a new President

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation appoints a new President

The Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) has appointed a new President, Stephen Meldrum, who is the General Manager of Hastings Grand Central Hotel, Northern Ireland’s largest hotel. Having worked for Hastings Hotels for over 18 years, Stephen has previously managed the Ballygally Castle Hotel, the Everglades Hotel, the Culloden Hotel... View Article

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort triumphs at prestigious global awards

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort triumphs at prestigious global awards

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort has been crowned winner of Best Luxury Spa Resort in Northern Europe at the World Luxury Hotel Awards held in Rovaniemi, Finnish Lapland, on October 12. The awards celebrate the best in world-class hotel service excellence, and were attended by over 300 guests from across... View Article

Lough Erne Resort launches Taste the Island breakfast

Lough Erne Resort launches Taste the Island breakfast

Lough Erne Resort Executive Chef Noel McMeel is embracing the Taste the Island initiative with a new breakfast using only products from Fermanagh and its surrounding counties. Ingredients include boxty from O’Doherty’s in Enniskillen, black bacon from Smoke House Meats in Maguiresbridge, eggs from Cavanagh Eggs in Lisnaskea, sausages from... View Article

Galgorm Collection unveils Templepatrick hotel development plans

Galgorm Collection unveils Templepatrick hotel development plans

Galgorm Collection today unveiled detailed internal and external transformational plans for their Templepatrick development, which it acquired earlier this year for £7 million. Work on the multi-million-pound redevelopment, which will create a workforce of around 100 employees when complete, starts this week with a grand opening launch planned for next... View Article

Snoring is Northern Ireland’s most annoying habit in bed

Snoring is Northern Ireland’s most annoying habit in bed

Three times more people rate their partner’s snoring (43 per cent) as the most annoying habit in bed, than the next most hated characteristic, stealing the duvet (13 per cent), the Hastings Hotels National Sleep Survey has found. Northern Ireland’s leading collection of hotels surveyed 8,500 people to find out... View Article

Hospitality Exchange celebrates two decades of progress and 22 heroes

Hospitality Exchange celebrates two decades of progress and 22 heroes

Hospitality Exchange 2019, which will take place over October 15-16 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Belfast, is celebrating two decades of progress in the industry and 22 heroes. In keeping with tradition, this year’s programme will focus on hot topics, new trends and challenges within the hospitality sector. Time will... View Article