Final call for Best Kept Community Achiever nominations

Final call for Best Kept Community Achiever nominations

Do you know someone in your local community who always goes the extra mile to help keep the area at its ‘Best Kept’? If so, the Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary under new title sponsorship, has issued a final call to all communities to... View Article

Tickets for The Gobbins look set to sell out for the summer

Tickets for The Gobbins look set to sell out for the summer

Tickets for The Gobbins Cliff Path have been selling out in record time as visitors from around the world flock to the acclaimed tourist attraction. The exhilarating and unique coastal adventure, which takes visitors through rugged caves and tunnels, along winding stairways, over tubular bridges and below sea level, has... View Article

Heineken celebrates another successful Irish Open as Official Sponsor

Heineken celebrates another successful Irish Open as Official Sponsor

Heineken returned as the Official Sponsor to the Irish Open, played at Royal Portstewart Golf Club from 4th – 9th July.   Heineken owns and manages one of the world’s leading portfolios of beer brands and is recognised and respected for its high profile and valued sponsorship portfolios such as... View Article

Giant, medieval-style tapestry celebrates Northern Ireland’s connection to Game of Thrones®

Giant, medieval-style tapestry celebrates Northern Ireland’s connection to Game of Thrones®

With fans having had to wait longer than usual, Game of Thrones® season 7 is finally upon us. And, with the new season comes a brand new Tourism Ireland campaign that will showcase Northern Ireland once again as Game of Thrones® Territory to millions of fans worldwide. With fewer episodes... View Article

Tourist numbers rise, though Belfast continues to claim biggest slice

Tourist numbers rise, though Belfast continues to claim biggest slice

Belfast still dominates Northern Ireland’s tourism industry with one in three trips taken in the city, according to the latest figures. There were 1.5 million overnight trips taken to the city in 2016, 31% of all visitor numbers. That’s up from 1.36 million the previous year, figures from the Northern... View Article

Irish Open set to drive major tourism benefits 

Irish Open set to drive major tourism benefits 

Millions of households around the world will be tuned into spectacular images of Northern Ireland this week as the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation tees off in Portstewart. With extended and enhanced TV coverage over previous years, the tournament is providing a major opportunity to... View Article

Green Tourism Scoop Social Impact Award

Green Tourism Scoop Social Impact Award

The world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, Green Tourism has picked up the top prize for Social Impact at the inaugural Irish Business Network Scotland Awards, recognising their sustainable destination project in County Down, in partnership with Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. The award-winning project supported tourism... View Article

Scouting for Girls on course for  Dubai Duty Free Irish Open gig

Scouting for Girls on course for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open gig

English pop-rock stars Scouting For Girls have been confirmed to perform at the closing ceremony of this year’s Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation at Portstewart on Sunday July 9. With local indie rock stars Two Door Cinema Club already teed up for a special homecoming... View Article

New spa at Fermanagh’s Finn Lough Resort is open for business

New spa at Fermanagh’s Finn Lough Resort is open for business

Finn Lough Resort in Fermanagh has opened the latest phase of its development which includes delivering the new forest spa, restaurant and bar, upgraded hotel suites and iconic Bubble Domes. The 100 acre retreat on Lough Erne is focused on the “eco-luxury market” targeting couples and adult groups across UK,... View Article

Start your day the Freshii way during Translink’s Bus and Train Week

Start your day the Freshii way during Translink’s Bus and Train Week

Yasenna McKendry from Freshii, Inspector John Ferguson and Janine McCrudden from Translink remind Translink passengers they can perk up their early morning commute through Belfast’s Europa Bus Station on Wednesday, June 7 by sampling delicious items from the newly-opened Freshii restaurant located at 1 Donegall Square West, adjacent to the City Hall. Freshii are partnering... View Article