Mount Charles adds to government contract wins in Dublin

Mount Charles adds to government contract wins in Dublin

Catering and facilities management company Mount Charles has secured a new contract with the Department of Health, based in Miesian Plaza on Baggot Street, Dublin. The contract sees the outsourcing giant provide catering services to all occupants situated over the building’s seven floors, including the Department of Health, Department of... View Article

Tourism Ireland and partners take part in ILTM World Tour

Tourism Ireland and partners take part in ILTM World Tour

Thirty-nine tourism businesses from Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland are joining Tourism Ireland for the International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) World Tour. ILTM World Tour is a virtual event for the global luxury travel industry, which is taking place over three weeks. The event, which kicked off last... View Article

NI firm creates steriliser killing 99.9999% of airborne pathogens

NI firm creates steriliser killing 99.9999% of airborne pathogens

A new technology created in Northern Ireland, Ilimex, is offering a potential solution to co-existing with Covid-19 and keeping public spaces and workplaces virus free while rebooting the economy. The Ilimex UV-C Air Steriliser, which completed a second phase of testing at Ulster University this month, has been proven to... View Article

PEACE IV project completed at Portaferry’s Nugent’s Wood

PEACE IV project completed at Portaferry’s Nugent’s Wood

Visitors to the recently reopened Nugent’s Wood in Portaferry can now enjoy an enhanced experience at the National Trust site following a cash injection from the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme. Improvements to the walking trail path and repairs to the existing stone wall have been completed, while additional drainage... View Article

Local tourism enterprises attend virtual World Travel Market

Local tourism enterprises attend virtual World Travel Market

Some 100 tourism companies from across Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland joined Tourism Ireland at World Travel Market Virtual this week. World Travel Market, which kicked off on November 9, is traditionally the largest B2B event in the global travel and tourism calendar. This year, because of Covid-19,... View Article

Tourism Ireland hosts Flavours20 virtual tourism event

Tourism Ireland hosts Flavours20 virtual tourism event

Almost 100 tourism companies from around Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland have taken part in a virtual B2B tourism workshop, Flavours20, on November 4. Flavours of Ireland is an annual event, organised by Tourism Ireland to grow its share of the valuable travel business delivered by UK inbound... View Article

Hinch Distillery selects Calor as sustainable energy partner

Hinch Distillery selects Calor as sustainable energy partner

Hinch Distillery, a whiskey and gin producer in Co Down, has selected Calor as its energy partner to help ensure a more sustainable production facility. It has installed Calor BioLPG, the first widely-available renewable gas for homes and businesses, in a bid to reduce carbon emissions and increase its environmental... View Article

Pure Fitout hits five-year growth targets

Pure Fitout hits five-year growth targets

UK and Ireland specialist contractor Pure Fitout has reached its five-year target of creating 80 jobs and securing £15m turnover by delivering bespoke interiors for luxury brands, leisure operators and blue chip corporates. The Belfast-based company, which was established in 2015, is one of the fastest expanding fitout contractors in... View Article

Ulster Bank joins tourism bodies to deliver sector update

Ulster Bank joins tourism bodies to deliver sector update

Ulster Bank Boost is hosting a virtual seminar to discuss the many challenges facing the tourism and hospitality sectors in the Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. Taking place on Thursday, October 15, the event will bring together a panel of experts including Colin Neill (Hospitality Ulster), Dr Joanne Stuart... View Article

Giant’s Causeway & Titanic Belfast make Ultimate Travel List

Giant’s Causeway & Titanic Belfast make Ultimate Travel List

Lonely Planet has selected eight attractions and experiences on the island of Ireland – including the Giant’s Causeway and Titanic Belfast – to feature in the latest edition of its Ultimate Travel List. The second edition of Lonely Planet’s Ultimate Travel List – unveiled today – features its top 500... View Article