Rallying call for a Northern Ireland ‘Giant Welcome’ ahead of The 148th Open

Rallying call for a Northern Ireland ‘Giant Welcome’ ahead of The 148th Open

Tourism NI is calling on Northern Ireland to provide a ‘Giant Welcome’ as more than 215,000 eager spectators are set to descend on the Causeway Coast for The 148th Open at Royal Portrush. From the local tourism and hospitality industry to schools, sports clubs and families, everyone is invited to... View Article

New attractions light up The Argory in Co Armagh

New attractions light up The Argory in Co Armagh

National Trust property The Argory in Co Armagh has introduced a number of new features this year including a child-friendly outdoor trail attraction, Follow the Flow Water Trail, while its popular neon art installation, Artificial Sunshine, is set to stay as a permanent attraction. Artificial Sunshine by Northern Irish artist... View Article

Countdown underway to The 148th Open

Countdown underway to The 148th Open

After a wait of nearly 70 years, the much-anticipated return of The Open to Royal Portrush is now under three weeks away. The 148th Open at Royal Portrush is being widely welcomed as a showcase of epic proportions, not only for the golf club but for the town, for the... View Article

Tourism NI unveils digital tribute to golfing greats

Tourism NI unveils digital tribute to golfing greats

With The 148th Open at Royal Portrush set to shine a global spotlight on Northern Ireland, Tourism NI has unveiled a fitting and fun tribute to our global golfing legends. In a specially commissioned visual, the iconic cliffs of Fairhead in Co Antrim have been digitally transformed into an eye-catching... View Article

Celebrating creativity and diversity at this year’s Eastside Arts Festival

Celebrating creativity and diversity at this year’s Eastside Arts Festival

From August 1-11, places and spaces across East Belfast will transform into hubs of creativity and diversity for the annual EastSide Arts Festival. Supported by Arts Council of Northern Ireland, this year’s exciting programme is filled with glorious new experiences, amazing and inspiring activities which are open for everyone to... View Article

The Institute of Hospitality NI hosts congratulatory event for 2019 winners

The Institute of Hospitality NI hosts congratulatory event for 2019 winners

The Institute of Hospitality NI hosted a congratulatory night for all the winners of their 24th annual awards at Ten Square’s Loft bar in Belfast. TV personality Pamela Ballantine hosted proceedings and Guests were treated to a Boatyard Gin drinks reception and a delicious buffet. Marianne Hood, Chair of The Institute... View Article

‘Things Can Only Get Better’ at this year’s Dalriada Festival

‘Things Can Only Get Better’ at this year’s Dalriada Festival

Northern Ireland’s biggest family-friendly event, the Dalriada Festival, returns over July 13-14 with highlights set to include headline acts Peter Andre and Fleur East alongside the Celtic Smoke International BBQ competition. Powered by Purple Bricks, supported by Mid & East Antrim Borough Council and in association with Tower Centre, the... View Article

Flogas and Royal Portrush Golf Club support young golfing talent in Junior Open Champions match

Flogas and Royal Portrush Golf Club support young golfing talent in Junior Open Champions match

Before the 148th Open descends in July, Flogas and its customer Royal Portrush Golf Club came together to give two young champions the chance to play an unforgettable match at the celebrated golf course recently.  Harry O’Hara (10) and European Tour golf professional and Flogas brand ambassador Gary Murphy won... View Article

Industry bodies back Hospitality Ulster position on wider liquor licensing reform

Industry bodies back Hospitality Ulster position on wider liquor licensing reform

The Institute of Hospitality (IoH) and the Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance (NITA) have joined the growing campaign led by Hospitality Ulster to push the Department for Communities for urgent reform of liquor licensing due to the negative impact it is having on tourism and the hospitality sector here. The IoH... View Article

Sea Bangor aims for the skies with two-day maritime festival

Sea Bangor aims for the skies with two-day maritime festival

Bangor will be a hive of activity over Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 June when popular maritime festival, Sea Bangor, sails into town with a host of entertainment and activities for all the family! Organised by Ards and North Down Borough Council with support from Bangor Chamber of Commerce, South... View Article