Tourism Ireland launches 2018 marketing plans

Tourism Ireland launches 2018 marketing plans

Tourism Ireland has launched details of its marketing plans to promote Northern Ireland overseas in 2018, at an event attended by tourism industry leaders from around Northern Ireland yesterday. 2017 is set to be another record year for overseas tourism to Northern Ireland; by year end, some 2.26 million people... View Article

Belfast gears up for its best Christmas yet

Belfast gears up for its best Christmas yet

Visit Belfast is looking forward to rounding off what is set to be a record-breaking year for tourism with its best Christmas season yet after launching a fresh festive campaign to keep the tills ringing right through the season and into the New Year. Last year, Visit Belfast kicked off... View Article

Belfast – a city on the rise

Belfast – a city on the rise

Belfast was crowned 2017’s Rising Star at the National Geographic Traveller Reader Awards in London on Monday night (27th November). These annual awards recognise the best places, experiences, hotels, operators, attractions and more, shortlisted by a panel of judges, but ultimately voted for by the public. Councillor Mairéad O’Donnell, Chair... View Article

Ireland’s first indoor skydive centre to open in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter

Ireland’s first indoor skydive centre to open in Belfast’s Titanic Quarter

Belfast-based adventure centre We Are Vertigo is expanding into the Titanic Quarter with the launch of Ireland’s first and only indoor skydive, representing a £1.5 million investment. Opening this December, the Vertigo Indoor Skydive Centre will create 20 new jobs, bringing the total number of staff employed by We Are... View Article

A traditional Christmas all wrapped up at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

A traditional Christmas all wrapped up at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum invites visitors to take some time to leave the hustle and bustle of the high street and explore the traditional charm of Christmas from over 100 years ago at their series of fantastic, nostalgic events. Every Friday evening from 1st – 15th December, 6pm... View Article

10 new foods to try at the BBC Good Food Show this weekend

10 new foods to try at the BBC Good Food Show this weekend

The BBC Good Food Show rolls into Northern Ireland this weekend for a second year of live entertainment, top celebrity chefs and great regional produce at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall. A lasting legacy of the Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink, Northern Ireland’s foodie scene is flourishing with lots of... View Article

Roe Park Resort named Golf Resort of the Year

Roe Park Resort named Golf Resort of the Year

The Ireland Golf Tour Operators Association (IGTOA) has voted the Roe Park Resort, Limavady ‘Golf Resort of the Year’ at its prestigious 20th Anniversary Gala Irish Golf Awards. This is the first time the Roe Park Resort has won this accolade – which is an industry recognised award, voted by... View Article

New Augmented Reality competition will enhance the visitor experience in Northern Ireland

New Augmented Reality competition will enhance the visitor experience in Northern Ireland

Tourism NI, in partnership with the Department for Communities, Digital Catapult NI and Matrix announced a new £70,000 competition to encourage tourism -focused innovation in Augmented Reality (AR). The competition is seeking to promote and test in market the deployment of AR technology in tourism contexts. This is the first... View Article

Tourism NI’s five star seal of approval for Exploris

Tourism NI’s five star seal of approval for Exploris

The five-star accreditation was awarded under the Tourism NI Quality Grading Scheme which is designed to provide visitors with information on the quality of the experience they can expect at Northern Ireland’s tourist attractions, whilst assisting operators to maintain and continue to improve the quality of their offering. Congratulating the... View Article

Lonely Planet declares Belfast and the Causeway Coast the Number One Region in the world to visit in 2018

Lonely Planet declares Belfast and the Causeway Coast the Number One Region in the world to visit in 2018

Belfast and the Causeway Coast have been named the Number One Region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet – coming in ahead of places like Alaska, the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France and the Aeolian islands in Italy. The leading travel media company unveiled the accolade today... View Article