Popular destination rebrands as Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort

Popular destination rebrands as Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort

Galgorm Resort & Spa has formed a new collaboration with Galgorm Castle, rebranding as Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort, with the aim of creating one of the UK and Ireland’s leading spa and golf destinations ready to compete on the global stage. The collaboration adds the championship Castle Course, a... View Article

Titanic Hotel Belfast picks up Global Travel Awards honour

Titanic Hotel Belfast picks up Global Travel Awards honour

Titanic Hotel Belfast has been awarded Northern Ireland’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2019, held recently in Portugal, for a second year. “It’s one thing to strive to provide customer excellence to our patrons on a daily basis but to be voted by our industry peers and the... View Article

NIHF launches a search for Hotel Heroes

NIHF launches a search for Hotel Heroes

Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF) celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and, to mark the occasion, is undertaking a number of initiatives to celebrate the incredibly talented people working in the sector. “While guests often focus on the number of stars a hotel has when they are booking, hoteliers in... View Article

Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport wins hospitality award

Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport wins hospitality award

Brian Tracey from Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport has won Hotelier of the Year at the recent 24th Institute of Hospitality (NI) Awards. The Institute of Hospitality (NI) annually recognises the most dedicated and passionate professionals working across Northern Ireland’s ever-expanding hospitality industry. Brian Tracey, from Maldron Hotel Belfast International... View Article

Guestline joins NIHF to discuss insights into the latest ‘digital developments

Guestline joins NIHF to discuss insights into the latest ‘digital developments

Join Guestline at the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation’s Business Outlook Seminar which will look at hotel performance with leading benchmarking firm STR, analysing 2019 and the forecast for the season ahead. There will be an expansion update on new products, hotel schemes and development hot spots. This industry focused event will... View Article

NIHF unveils Hotel Receptionist of the Year winners

NIHF unveils Hotel Receptionist of the Year winners

Bishop’s Gate Hotel in Derry scored a double win at the recent Hotel Receptionist of the Year awards, picking up the team accolade and Hotel Receptionist of the Year for Micheál Farrell. Held at the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick on May 2, and compered by Pamela Ballantine, the event also saw... View Article

Guestline announces new 17 property deal with thekeycollections

Guestline announces new 17 property deal with thekeycollections

Guestline, the global leader in hotel cloud property management systems, distribution and digital marketing technologies, has announced a new deal which sees the roll out of the brand’s award winning Rezlynx PMS to thekeycollections, a unique set of hotels, apartments and guesthouses, each with its own distinctive character, in Dublin... View Article

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