Montalto Estate launches new history trail attraction

Montalto Estate launches new history trail attraction

Montalto Estate, a five-star visitor experience aimed at reconnecting people with nature through the estate’s magnificent surroundings, is having a double celebration. As well as celebrating its first year opened to visitors on September 21, the attraction has announced another addition to its offering, a new history trail revealing an... View Article

SuperValu lines out for first reduced-plastic packs from Guinness

SuperValu lines out for first reduced-plastic packs from Guinness

Following Diageo’s landmark £16m investment into 100% recyclable and biodegradable cardboard packaging, SuperValu in Lisburn is one of the first retailers in Northern Ireland to stock the new product in the form of rugby themed Guinness multipacks. The new packaging of multipacks of Guinness, Harp, Rockshore and Smithwick’s is currently... View Article

Fermanagh welcomes ‘foodies’ for Festival Lough Erne

Fermanagh welcomes ‘foodies’ for Festival Lough Erne

Fermanagh Lakeland Tourism has announced the return of Festival Lough Erne at Enniskillen Castle, with expectations that the new 2019 line-up will see the Lakeland county welcome more ‘foodies’ than ever from across the country to the banks of Ireland’s only island town. The two-day celebration of local food and... View Article

Tourism Ireland launches £11m autumn campaign

Tourism Ireland launches £11m autumn campaign

Tourism Ireland has launched an £11m multi-media autumn campaign, to boost late-season travel to Northern Ireland from around the world. The September to December period usually yields as much as 30% of our annual overseas tourism business. A key objective for Tourism Ireland is to drive more overseas tourism business... View Article

Taste and Tour named NI’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

Taste and Tour named NI’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

Taste and Tour has won the title of Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast-based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free marketing support and brand... View Article

Montalto Estate celebrates 100,000th visitor

Montalto Estate celebrates 100,000th visitor

Montalto Estate, a visitor experience aimed at reconnecting people with nature through the estate’s magnificent surroundings, has welcomed its 100,000th visitor. The major milestone comes ahead of the estate’s first year in operation which will be marked in September. Owned by the Wilson family, the Montalto Estate visitor experience features... View Article

Embrace the Place initiative launched at key tourism sites

Embrace the Place initiative launched at key tourism sites

Embrace the Place, a new partnership between Tourism NI and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, will animate four key tourism sites across the region by using the arts to tell the stories of that particular area, offering visitors something new and inspiring to enjoy. Following an investment by Tourism... View Article

13th Belfast Mela set for August 25

13th Belfast Mela set for August 25

Up to 30,000 people are expected to visit Northern Ireland’s biggest celebration of cultural diversity, the Belfast Mela, this weekend. A family day out celebrating Northern Ireland’s increasing cultural diversity with music, dance, food and entertainment from around the world, it will be held on Sunday, August 25 in Botanic... View Article

Rory Best revealed as new Flogas brand ambassador

Rory Best revealed as new Flogas brand ambassador

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best is the new brand ambassador for Flogas, the all-Ireland energy company. The partnership was announced today at a ‘Rugby World Cup Warm-Up’ media morning hosted by Flogas at Carton House, Maynooth. It marks the beginning of a two-year partnership between Flogas and Rory, who will... View Article

Finger Pickin’ Good – Ulster American Folk Park tunes up for three-day bluegrass festival

Finger Pickin’ Good – Ulster American Folk Park tunes up for three-day bluegrass festival

Taking it home this summer will be the toe-tapping rhythm and harmonies of mandolins, guitars, fiddles and banjos, of course, as the 28th annual bluegrass festival returns to the Ulster American Folk Park. Now dubbed Bluegrass Omagh, the festival takes place from Friday, August 30 – Sunday, September 1 and... View Article