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27 November 2014

The Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment today launched a public appointments competition for a Chairperson of the Board of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB).

The Board has corporate responsibility for ensuring that NITB fulfils the aims and objectives set by the Department and approved by the Minister, and for promoting the efficient, economic and effective use of staff and other resources by NITB.

27 November 2014

Derry City Council recently launched their new Rural Tourism Development Programme in the Belfray Country Inn when businesses and stakeholders from across Rural Derry came together to learn about the new ‘Rural Tourism Development Programme’ which  is part funded by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland.

27 November 2014

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster highlighted Northern Ireland to visitors from the Republic of Ireland at a major tourism showcase event in Dublin last night.

26 November 2014

NITB's sustainable tourism programme ‘Going Green’ has been shortlisted in the Green Initiative award category at the Brighter Belfast Awards.  Winners will be announced at a gala dinner in Belfast City Hall on the 27 November 2014.

The Brighter Belfast Environmental Awards recognise and celebrate the people who are working hard to make their local environment a brighter, cleaner and greener place.
 

24 November 2014

Luxurious North Coast hotel scoops three esteemed awards: AA Hotel of the Year for Northern Ireland 2014-2015, IGTOA Boutique Golf Hotel of the Year and ‘YesChef’ Best Regional Restaurant (Ulster).

The Bushmills Inn is celebrating unprecedented success within the hospitality and tourism industry. The charming Causeway Coast hotel has won three separate awards for its outstanding hospitality, fine food and promotion of golf tourism.

20 November 2014

2015 will see the first ever Responsible Tourism Awards, specifically for tourism businesses on the island of the Ireland.  The Awards – which will operate under franchise from the World Responsible Tourism Awards – will recognise tourism businesses from NI and ROI who can show a committed approach to responsible tourism.  The winners will go through to the World Responsible Tourism Awards.

20 November 2014

A cosy cottage nestled in the foothills of the Sperrin Mountains has become the latest tourist accommodation to be awarded four-star status under the Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s Quality Grading Scheme.

19 November 2014

Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has welcomed today’s announcement that Rickie Fowler will play in next year’s Irish Open.

13 November 2014

Cycling enthusiasts will relive the legacy of the Giro d'Italia in May 2015 as teams from across Europe will take to the Northern Ireland roads for the 'AmberGreen Energy Tour of Ulster' - one of Ireland's longest established races. 

12 November 2014

A prestigious group of top destination management companies from the Republic of Ireland who specialise in the incentive market arrived in Northern Ireland yesterday to experience its appeal as a world-class destination for incentive visitors. 

 

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