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29 October 2014

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister, Arlene Foster, has congratulated the food and drink industry which, this year, announced investment projects worth around £180million and promoted over 800 new jobs.

The Minister was speaking at an event organised by Invest Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Tourist Board to celebrate the achievements of companies in the Great Taste Awards, the Irish National Food Awards and the Irish Quality Food and Drink Awards.

27 October 2014

The Bushmills Inn has been awarded the ‘IGTOA Boutique Golf Hotel of the Year Award’ at the 2014 Gala Irish Golf Awards. The event is run each year by the Ireland Golf Tour Operator Association (IGTOA) which is the recognised national representative body for the Irish Golf Tourism Industry and is pro-active in supporting the promotion, growth and development of Irish golf tourism overseas. The glittering gala evening, hosted by CNN Presenter Shane O’ Donoghue, formed part of the 17th National Golf Tourism Conference.held over three days at Knockranny House Hotel and Westport Golf Club.

27 October 2014

The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) is celebrating after scooping three recent accolades across the travel and business sectors.

NITB recently took home the Best Tourist Board award at the NI Travel and Tourism Awards event for the first time, beating off stiff competition from Barbados, Dubai and Spain. The organisation has been shortlisted for the award on several occasions.

24 October 2014

A new handbook to guide coach drivers around the best scenic routes in the Mourne Mountains has been launched.

Supported by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board in conjunction with Down, Banbridge and Newry and Mourne District councils, Mourne Heritage Trust and the Federation of Passenger Transport (NI) the handbook is a comprehensive guide to getting the best out of the Mourne Coastal Route while travelling in coaches and other large vehicles.

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