International Airport records  April growth of 16%

International Airport records April growth of 16%

Belfast International Airport has recorded a passenger growth rate of almost 16% for April and the first four months of the year. The provisional figure for April traffic includes the first month of operation of Ryanair on the Gatwick route. The airport handled almost 400,000 passengers in April, and follows... View Article

Blooming great! European spotlight on Northern Ireland gardens

Blooming great! European spotlight on Northern Ireland gardens

Garden enthusiasts around Europe will soon be reading all about the wonderful gardens of Northern Ireland. Lifestyle and garden journalists from Austria, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands spent four days here this week. They are here on a fact-finding visit of our gardens, researching articles for a range of print... View Article

May Holiday fun you can ‘bank’ on

May Holiday fun you can ‘bank’ on

The May Bank Holiday is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the long weekend with friends and family and to help people along, Tourism NI has listed some of the exciting events and things to see and do that are available all over Northern Ireland. Rachel Quigg, Communications... View Article

Golf cluster tees up a new parkland tournament

Golf cluster tees up a new parkland tournament

A unique parkland golf tournament designed to showcase Northern Ireland as a must-see golfing destination has been launched. The Belfast Parkland International tournament has been created by the Greater Belfast Golf Cluster, the first regional golf cluster to be set up under Northern Ireland’s Golf Tourism Strategy. The annual tournament... View Article

HARP celebrates local talent making waves in blockbuster TV productions

HARP celebrates local talent making waves in blockbuster TV productions

The HARP Angel was joined by Belfast actor Ian Beattie (Game of Thrones; Line of Duty; Vikings) as they celebrated the local talent and spectacular locations that have made Northern Ireland the must-visit destination for Hollywood directors and casting agents. It comes as the world gears up for the premiere... View Article

US delegation in Belfast to visit key city developments and build on sister city links

US delegation in Belfast to visit key city developments and build on sister city links

Belfast City Council will welcome a delegation from Nashville and Boston to the city today to strengthen sister city links and create more investment, cultural and educational opportunities between the cities. The delegates are in Belfast for two days before travelling to Dublin for the All Ireland and United States... View Article

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Go BIG in Belfast

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays Go BIG in Belfast

Following another successful year, Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today launched their biggest ever flights and holidays programme for summer 2017 from Belfast International Airport, with more flights and more seats to 14 exciting sunshine hotspots including brand new exclusive destination for Northern Ireland holidaymakers, the Costa Brava (Girona). The leading leisure airline and package... View Article

Heverlee on the hunt for L’Apprentice protégés

Heverlee on the hunt for L’Apprentice protégés

Talented behind the taps? Best bartender, bar none? If you think you’ve got what it takes to pour the perfect pint with style and panache, and can back up your performance with knowledge and expertise – and a dash of attitude – Heverlee’s new L’Apprentice challenge is for you. The... View Article

International Hospitality Conference Makes First Visit to NI

International Hospitality Conference Makes First Visit to NI

‘Inspire, Innovate, Succeed’ will be the theme of an international hospitality conference to be held in Northern Ireland for the first time in May 2016. Attracting 120 delegates from over a wide range of countries including Australia, USA, Brazil and Denmark the Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Conference will... View Article

Flock to Rathlin Island this summer

Flock to Rathlin Island this summer

Rathlin Island has recently undergone a complete upgrade of its Rathlin West Light Seabird Centre making it a must-visit destination for everyone in Northern Ireland. Visitors can now experience the ‘upside down’ lighthouse built on Rathlin’s cliffs as well as one of the largest breeding seabird colonies in Europe with... View Article