Galgorm picks up AA Four Red Star Award

Galgorm picks up AA Four Red Star Award

Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort is celebrating after receiving the AA Four Red Star Award, recognising its excellent levels of quality and outstanding levels of hospitality and service, at a ceremony in Grosvenor House, London last week. Each year, AA inspectors select the best hotels within each star rating, representing... View Article

New Holiday Inn Express opens in Derry~Londonderry

New Holiday Inn Express opens in Derry~Londonderry

A new Holiday Inn Express Derry~Londonderry has opened its doors in the city centre, with the £7m investment generating 44 new jobs while enhancing employment and business opportunities for service providers in the region. The hotel features 119 modern bedrooms offered at competitive rates and is a five-minute walk to... View Article

NIHF unveils Hotel Receptionist of the Year winners

NIHF unveils Hotel Receptionist of the Year winners

Bishop’s Gate Hotel in Derry scored a double win at the recent Hotel Receptionist of the Year awards, picking up the team accolade and Hotel Receptionist of the Year for Micheál Farrell. Held at the Hilton Hotel, Templepatrick on May 2, and compered by Pamela Ballantine, the event also saw... View Article

Northern Ireland’s top 100 hospitality hotspots of 2019 revealed

Northern Ireland’s top 100 hospitality hotspots of 2019 revealed

Northern Ireland’s Top 100 Hospitality Businesses 2019 were revealed in a star-studded ceremony on Wednesday 27th February. This year’s coveted list was revealed by industry body Hospitality Ulster at a prestigious ceremony in Titanic Belfast. The event was hosted by acclaimed stand-up comedian Colm O’Regan and attended by a number... View Article

The Last Word with Jonny Shaw, bartender at One Goose Entry

The Last Word with Jonny Shaw, bartender at One Goose Entry

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN IN THIS ROLE? About a year. DESCRIBE A TYPICAL DAY? I would start about 2pm, set up the bar, organise stock and do any necessary prep for service. My menu changes every week so there’s always something to do! I’ll check my bookings and call... View Article

Cocktail of the Month with The Sexton Irish Whiskey

Cocktail of the Month with The Sexton Irish Whiskey

About the bartender Conleth started out in the trade as a glass collector at Massereene Golf Club in Antrim when he was 16 and then began bartending in the Sweet Afton in Belfast after university, rapidly working his way up to head bartender. “Then I got approached to go to... View Article

Musgrave is the MarketPlace to be!

Musgrave is the MarketPlace to be!

Earlier this year, Musgrave MarketPlace, Northern Ireland’s leading wholesale supplier, announced a £1.1 million investment in the upgrade of its Belfast-based Duncrue branch.  The results of the 52,000 square foot store upgrade, which created 3 new jobs, were unveiled to hundreds of special guests, retail, foodservice and SME businesses this... View Article