China’s Li Tong triumphs as 2017 Global Patrón Perfectionists cocktail competition winner

China’s Li Tong triumphs as 2017 Global Patrón Perfectionists cocktail competition winner

Atotonilco el Alto, Jalisco, Mexico, 18th January 2018. After months of fierce competition against thousands of the best bartenders from around the globe, Li Tong of Lotus Lounge in Guangzhou, China, has been crowned the 2017 Global Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition winner, with her cocktail “Dancing Bees.” In 2017, Patrón... View Article

Let’s do (a weekday) lunch

Let’s do (a weekday) lunch

Oliver’s Restaurant in Ballyhackamore has launched a new casual lunch menu, encouraging us to start the new year as we mean to go on, and making time to enjoy lunch. At the end of 2017, it was reported that fewer UK workers are leaving their desks for lunch, and instead... View Article

New luxury spa hotel for Northern Ireland will create 100 jobs

New luxury spa hotel for Northern Ireland will create 100 jobs

A new four star spa hotel that would create more than 100 jobs is expected to get the green light from planners next week. The 120-bedroom hotel at Ballyreagh Road near Portstewart has been recommended for approval by Causeway Coast and Glens Council officials and could be ready by 2019 when the Open golf... View Article

Take your career to new heights with the Grand Central Hotel

Take your career to new heights with the Grand Central Hotel

Hastings Hotels has commenced its recruitment drive for the Grand Central Hotel starting with the prestigious role of General Manager. Northern Ireland’s leading collection of hotels is creating up to 150 positions for the new hotel which opens its doors in June following a £53M investment. Other roles also currently... View Article

New Belfast hotel gets ready to open its doors

New Belfast hotel gets ready to open its doors

House Belfast, the latest addition to Belfast’s hotel, bar and restaurant sector is opening its doors for business.  The Botanic Avenue based development represents a £2m investment by Dublin based NolaClan, who specialise in creating unique social spaces in the hospitality sector across Ireland. The investment will create up to... View Article

Tourism NI serves Peartree Hill B&B with five-star grading

Tourism NI serves Peartree Hill B&B with five-star grading

Tourism NI has awarded Peartree Hill Bed and Breakfast in Dundonald a five-star rating under its accommodation quality grading scheme. This luxurious bed and breakfast offers two themed rooms, each with en suite facilities and treats guests to  a locally sourced breakfast served with fruit grown by proprietors, husband and... View Article

AC Hotels by Marriott confirms April for Belfast opening

AC Hotels by Marriott confirms April for Belfast opening

AC Hotels by Marriott, the global lifestyle brand with properties across Europe and the US, is set to open its first hotel in Northern Ireland in Belfast in April, it confirmed today, Tuesday 9th January. The international company also confirmed the appointment of Lisa Steele as General Manager of the... View Article

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast

Operations Managers Ref: 18/106164 Accommodation, Student Plus Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Queen’s Accommodation currently houses over 2,300 students and staff in the... View Article

Queen’s University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast

Facility Assistant Ref: 18/106154 Accommodation, Student Plus Founded in 1845 as Queen’s College Belfast, we became an independent university in 1908. Today, we’re a member of the Russell Group, combining excellence in research and education with a student-centred ethos. Queen’s Accommodation currently houses over 2,300 students and staff in the... View Article

Coca-Cola HBC employees across the island of Ireland raise more than £30k for Simon Community & MacMillan Cancer Support

Coca-Cola HBC employees across the island of Ireland raise more than £30k for Simon Community & MacMillan Cancer Support

Christmas may be the time for giving, but the employees at Coca-Cola HBC Ireland and Northern Ireland have been giving back all year round, raising vital funds for its charity partners, MacMillan Cancer Support and the Simon Community. In the second year of partnership with both charities, employees based across... View Article