Stena Line unveil a Summer of Fun

Stena Line unveil a Summer of Fun

Leading ferry company Stena Line is ensuring that parents won’t hear any cries of ‘I’m bored’ this summer as they launch Summer of Fun, an action-packed schedule of kid friendly events onboard the Belfast to Cairnryan and Belfast to Liverpool routes. Keeping the kids happy has never been easier as... View Article

Top ten shortlist for Foodie Destinations 2018 announced

Top ten shortlist for Foodie Destinations 2018 announced

Foodie Destinations 2018, an initiative by the Restaurants Association of Ireland (RAI), recently launched this June and the top ten shortlisted entrants have now been announced. The ultimate winner of the competition will be a destination that actively promotes itself through joint promotional activities such as food festivals, gourmet trails... View Article

Ireland moving up the global golf tourism leaderboard

Ireland moving up the global golf tourism leaderboard

As the dust settles on an amazing Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Ballyliffin, one of Ireland’s leading golf marketing companies has claimed that the tournament’s resurgence in recent years, aligned with a proactive global marketing drive, is providing a real boost for golf tourism across the Island. North &... View Article

Kids pizza making competition at Dalriada Festival

Kids pizza making competition at Dalriada Festival

With a few days until the number one family outdoor festival comes to Glenarm Castle, the event organisers at Dalriada Festival have just confirmed that kids will have the opportunity to cook with Jenny Bristow in a fun filled pizza making competition, while parents can enjoy the many artisan food... View Article

Biggest and best ever Dalriada Festival at Glenarm Castle this summer

Biggest and best ever Dalriada Festival at Glenarm Castle this summer

Building on the foundations of a ten year history of entertaining tens of thousands of families, the Dalriada Festival at Glenarm Castle has this year attracted a new headline sponsor and, with Purplebricks support, the festival organisers are promising that this year’s Dalriada Festival will be the biggest and best yet! On 14 and... View Article

Northern Ireland tourism finds its voice

Northern Ireland tourism finds its voice

As tourism in Northern Ireland prepares to break through the billion pound barrier, the industry has created for itself a new and united voice. The Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance will provide a single, strong body to champion the industry, push tourism higher up the Government agenda, and create a more... View Article

NI’s got the ‘H’ Factor

NI’s got the ‘H’ Factor

The sixth annual Hosts Global Forum has brought over 200 of the world’s leading destination management companies and meetings and incentive buyers to the city, marking the first time the event has come to Europe. The forum, which is an exclusive, invitation-only global MICE event (Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Exhibitions),... View Article

Northern Ireland on course with growth of golf tourism to £40M

Northern Ireland on course with growth of golf tourism to £40M

Golf tourism in Northern Ireland is swinging its way to success with the latest monitor results from Tourism NI revealing that the value of golf tourism in 2017 reached almost £40m per year. This represented a growth of 12% on 2016 and demonstrated that golf tourism in Northern Ireland is... View Article

Foodie Destinations 2018 launched

Foodie Destinations 2018 launched

Applications for Foodie Destinations launched June 14th. This year, not only will there be a ‘Foodie Destination’ winner, there will also be the addition of a new category ‘Foodie Town’. Communities across the country are urged to get involved and work with local businesses, foodie groups, Chambers of Commerce and... View Article

Northern Ireland’s flexible workers are calling time on traditional hospitality and leisure hours

Northern Ireland’s flexible workers are calling time on traditional hospitality and leisure hours

Northern Ireland’s bars, restaurants and leisure clubs could make a further £191m per annum by adapting opening hours to changing working patterns One fifth of workers (20%) are calling for the NI’s food, drink, hotel and gym businesses to change their opening hours Demand is being fuelled by almost half... View Article