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

Vote for Belfast! Cast your vote to help crown Belfast Europe’s Leading City Break Destination in this year’s World Travel Awards!

Vote for Belfast! Cast your vote to help crown Belfast Europe’s Leading City Break Destination in this year’s World Travel Awards!

Belfast has been shortlisted for the title of Europe’s Leading City Break Destination in the prestigious World Travel Awards, and the public is being encouraged to show their pride and get behind the campaign by voting before the closing date of 6 August. Already home to the World’s Leading Tourist... View Article

“Golf Sixes with Rory” in association with the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

“Golf Sixes with Rory” in association with the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

The Dubai Duty Free Irish Open hosted by the Rory Foundation is teaming up with VOX Golf and Rory McIlroy to offer golfers a truly unique experience ahead of the prestigious Rolex Series event, which takes place from July 6-9. “Golf Sixes with Rory” is a six-hole competition launching on... View Article

Whiskey distilleries in Northern Ireland gearing for faster growth

Whiskey distilleries in Northern Ireland gearing for faster growth

Irish whiskey distilleries in Northern Ireland are part of an ambitious new strategy to grow exports and boost tourism. The strategy has been developed by the Irish Whiskey Association and has just been launched at the Old Bushmills Distillery in County Antrim. The Irish Whiskey Tourism Strategy aims to work... View Article

Pocket map celebrates rise of Belfast coffee culture

Pocket map celebrates rise of Belfast coffee culture

A new pocket map showcasing the wealth of speciality coffee establishments in Belfast was launched at recently at the Naughton Gallery at Queen’s University, Belfast. Belfast Coffee Map, which features 17 speciality coffee establishments across the city, will act as a guide for visitors and locals in search of Belfast’s... View Article

Northern Ireland tourism on the rise: Giant’s Causeway reaches almost 1 million visitors

Northern Ireland tourism on the rise: Giant’s Causeway reaches almost 1 million visitors

The Giant’s Causeway is proving to be Northern Ireland’s most popular tourist spot and approaching almost 1 million visitors a year, new figures show. There was an increase of 11% in the last year, bringing annual visitor numbers to close to 1 million, according to the Northern Ireland Annual Tourism... View Article

Game Of Thrones boosts new Tourism Ireland visitor drive

Game Of Thrones boosts new Tourism Ireland visitor drive

Tourism Ireland has entered into a new licensing arrangement with American cable and satellite television network HBO to coincide with the forthcoming launch of the seventh series of the hugely popular Game Of Thrones series. It is the second time the all-island agency has collaborated with HBO to exploit the... View Article