Award winning cruise season finishes at Belfast Harbour

Award winning cruise season finishes at Belfast Harbour

Yesterday (October 17th) marked the end of an award winning cruise season for Cruise Belfast – the partnership between Belfast Harbour and Visit Belfast – with the arrival of the final ship of the year, the ‘Black Watch’.  Since March 2018 a record-breaking 185,000 passengers and crew have called at... View Article

Brexit deal vital to secure the labour needed to keep Northern Ireland working

Brexit deal vital to secure the labour needed to keep Northern Ireland working

Shrinking numbers of European workers in Northern Ireland are creating severe labour shortages which are critically affecting many businesses’ daily operations. And local business organisations and representative bodies have joined forces on an unprecedented scale, writing to the Prime Minister, Home Secretary and the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland... View Article

Cathedral Quarter bar invites canine trick or treaters

Cathedral Quarter bar invites canine trick or treaters

Dog-friendly bar, The Dirty Onion, is set to welcome back its four-legged furry friends for a special, Halloween-themed Pooch Social on Sunday 28 October. There will be no tricks, just lots of treats at the popular bar’s final Pooch Social of the year, where guests are encouraged to fully embrace... View Article

20 new jobs created with opening of new café and restaurant in Custom House Square

20 new jobs created with opening of new café and restaurant in Custom House Square

Twenty new jobs have been created through the opening of a new café and restaurant at Custom House Square in Belfast city centre. Café on the Square, a high-end café and restaurant, is located on the ground floor commercial unit of the Custom House Square Residence Development, which comprises eight... View Article

New bar restaurant at Belfast City Airport promises an ‘artisan’ experience

New bar restaurant at Belfast City Airport promises an ‘artisan’ experience

Works are nearly complete on the new 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport as part of its £15m investment aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The new bar restaurant, The Artisan, will hero produce from a number of Northern Irish suppliers, allowing... View Article

The Merchant’s Great Room wins prestigious Grub Club Award

The Merchant’s Great Room wins prestigious Grub Club Award

Belfast’s 5-star Merchant Hotel is celebrating once again, adding another prestigious award to its burgeoning trophy cabinet. The Great Room Restaurant has been named ‘Grub Club Restaurant of The Year’ for 2017/18 . Established over 40 years ago, the Grub Club is an exclusive private dining club, which scours the... View Article

No tricks and plenty of treats with Hastings Hotels

No tricks and plenty of treats with Hastings Hotels

Hastings Hotels is gearing up for a spook-tacular Halloween, with a frighteningly good selection of dining options and overnight breaks for all the family. Ghostly Afternoon Tea Three of the group’s hotels will be holding special Halloween themed Afternoon Teas with a selection of ghostly delights and mouth-watering treats. The... View Article

WKD cauldrons will work a treat at Halloween

WKD cauldrons will work a treat at Halloween

SHS Drinks, owner of WKD, the UK’s No.1 traditional RTD1, will be generating a visual impact in on-trade outlets this Halloween by providing thousands of WKD Cocktail Cauldrons from which to serve themed cocktails.  The moulded cauldrons are complete with authentic-looking feet to keep them stable, and a pouring lip... View Article

ICC Belfast is live

ICC Belfast is live

Today, (Thursday 11 October) marks the official launch event of ICC (International Convention Centre) Belfast, the new conferencing brand identity for Belfast Waterfront. The repositioning aims to attract the international conference market and is vital to generating £100 million in economic impact for Belfast. Catherine Toolan, Managing Director of ICC... View Article

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Musgrave MarketPlace celebrates 25 years in the North West

Wholesale business, Musgrave MarketPlace, based in Derry~Londonderry, is celebrating 25 years of doing business in the North West.  Forty people are employed on the site which has operated from the Pennyburn Industrial Estate since 1993 and over the years has increased in size. Emir Sheppard, General Manager, Musgrave MarketPlace, said:... View Article