Tourism NI launches latest Say Hello to More campaign for spring 2019

Tourism NI launches latest Say Hello to More campaign for spring 2019

Tourism NI has launched its spring marketing campaign Say Hello to More promoting Northern Ireland as a short break destination of choice for domestic and Republic of Ireland visitors. The spring campaign runs from January until the end of March and features six themes covering every region in Northern Ireland... View Article

Industry urged to share views on the future digital, green & social skills needs in hospitality & tourism

Industry urged to share views on the future digital, green & social skills needs in hospitality & tourism

As a key partner of the Next Tourism Generation Alliance (NTG) – which is the first partnership and alliance for improving a collaborative and productive relationship between education and industry – People 1st International is looking for views on the future expectations towards these skills to respond to the fast-changing... View Article

Belfast is Alive with Christmas

Belfast is Alive with Christmas

A new marketing campaign promoting Belfast this Christmas is underway. Drawing support for several public and private sector partners, Visit Belfast is delivering the ‘Belfast Alive with Christmas’ campaign on behalf of the city. The campaign, which launched on 12 November across multiple marketing channels, will bring footfall and spend... View Article

Celebrate a magical Christmas at Lusty Beg Island

Celebrate a magical Christmas at Lusty Beg Island

Lusty Beg Island will once again transform into a Winter Wonderland this Christmas to offer couples, friends and families the perfect place to celebrate the most magical time of the year. After a busy December of rushing around comes to an end so does the stress that can often come... View Article

Carrickfergus enterprise invests £20,000 in new digital tourism map

Carrickfergus enterprise invests £20,000 in new digital tourism map

Carrickfergus Enterprise has invested £20,000 in the launch of an innovative digital initiative to connect tourism businesses in the area more closely with visitors. Visitors will be able to create their own itemised journey experience while also choosing the most optimal route. ‘Experience Northern Ireland’ is an exciting concept digitalising... View Article

Visitor attractions set to immerse themselves in new technology

Visitor attractions set to immerse themselves in new technology

Tourism NI has launched a new capital funding programme to facilitate the development of immersive experiences at tourist attractions in Northern Ireland. The Enhancing Visitors Experiences through Immersive Technology Programme focuses on projects which have at their core a technology solution to creating a new immersive experience that gives compelling... View Article

Incoming Tour Operators get down to business in Northern Ireland

Incoming Tour Operators get down to business in Northern Ireland

The Incoming Tour Operators Association (ITOA) of Ireland, in partnership with Tourism NI, is today hosting its first ever business-to-business workshop to be held in Northern Ireland at the Titanic Hotel Belfast. In 2017 ITOA facilitated 737,000 overseas visitors to the island of Ireland and spent €13 million marketing and... View Article

New industry programme set to boost growth of tourism industry

New industry programme set to boost growth of tourism industry

Tourism NI has launched a new initiative, the Tourism Enterprise Development (TED) Programme, designed to boost growth and development within the tourism industry. The tourism sector is currently enjoying significant success but there is potential for significantly more growth as the industry seeks to grow revenue to £1.7bn by 2030.... View Article

Calling all food lovers to Armagh’s 15th Georgian Festival

Calling all food lovers to Armagh’s 15th Georgian Festival

Armagh’s Georgian Festival, now a four-day celebration of the city’s heritage and history, will share in the region’s most recent accomplishment in being named one of Ireland’s Top Five Foodie Destinations with events aimed squarely at gourmands and gastronomes. Ranked alongside Kilkenny, Kinsale and Galway, this acknowledgment cements Armagh’s reputation... View Article

Lusty Beg Island lands prestigious tourism award

Lusty Beg Island lands prestigious tourism award

Lusty Beg Island was rewarded for their 50-year contribution to the local tourism industry at the recent NI Travel and Tourism Awards. More than 400 guests and VIPs throughout Northern Ireland gathered at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa in Newcastle, Co Down on Friday October 19 to celebrate the... View Article