NITB is responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination to visitors within Northern Ireland and from the Republic of Ireland.
A strikingly innovative visitor information centre for Belfast has officially opened today – a tourism milestone which will benefit thousands visiting the city every year and residents alike.
The Visit Belfast Welcome Centre, on Donegall Square North, across from the City Hall, is one of the key capital funding projects within Belfast City Council’s £150 million Investment Programme. The £1.82 million building includes a contribution of £747,000 from the European Regional Development Fund, under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland, and administered by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.
A wedding planner at a top County Antrim spa resort has become the 10,000th trainee in the WorldHost customer service programme currently rolling out across the tourism industry.
Oliver Mort, whose job is to turn couples’ wedding dreams into reality, was one of 100 employees undergoing the WorldHost training at the award-winning Galgorm Resort and Spa.
Over 160 delegates attended the latest insight event in the Belfast studio, which set out to advise the local tourism industry on how to create exciting and innovative experiences around the burgeoning screen tourism sector.
The public will be invited to see behind the scenes of one of Northern Ireland’s leading jewellery companies, as it is officially named an ECONOMUSEE or working museum, at an event on Thursday 5 December.
Steensons, which handcrafts high quality, contemporary pieces of jewellery in its Glenarm workshop, will be the fourth ECONOMUSEE in Northern Ireland and the only working museum here specialising in this craft.
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