Top Ten favourite locations to Visit in Northern Ireland by Blue Badge Graduates 2017

The coveted Blue Badge is acknowledged as the ultimate accolade for professional tourist guides and, on Tuesday 27th June, the class of 2017 earned the right to wear the insignia as they graduated with a formal ceremony in Belfast’s historic Harbour Office.    The Blue Badge is awarded on the successful completion of intensive training […]

Triple award winning George Best Belfast City Airport

George Best Belfast City Airport is celebrating after winning three prominent awards in the last number of weeks for its ambitious and successful community and employee initiatives. The airport was named the ‘Right Place to Work’ at the acclaimed Irish News Workplace & Employment Awards, the ‘Responsible Company of the Year 2017’ at the annual […]

Media visit: Garden and Lifestyle writers visit NI

Garden enthusiasts around the world will soon be reading all about the gardens of Northern Ireland. Tourism Ireland invited top garden and lifestyle journalists to come and explore some of our wonderful gardens this week. The journalists – from North America, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Canada, India and New Zealand – are here on […]

GoT award win for Tourism Ireland 

Tourism Ireland’s Game of Thrones campaign scooped two awards – a gold and a silver – at the prestigious Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this week (Monday, 19 June). The Cannes Lions awards are highly coveted and generally regarded as the Oscars of the advertising and marketing world. The Tourism Ireland campaign was awarded […]

Flybe Price Lock-down

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has launched an improved ‘Price Lock-Down’ fare option which gives customers the opportunity to ‘hold’ their preferred online fare for 24 hours*. It guarantees that the price of their chosen flight itinerary is held so customers have the benefit of being able to check and finalise all their travel details […]

Travel News: Catch and Sea

Travel writers from the US, Canada, France, Germany, Spain, Denmark, Belgium and the Middle East spent several action-packed days in Northern Ireland, experiencing what’s on offer here for people looking for an activity holiday. Representing a range of print and online publications around the world, the journalists were here as guests of Tourism Ireland and […]

Stena Line named best ferry company

STENA LINE SAILS TO SUCCESS TO BE NAMED ‘BEST FERRY COMPANY’ Stena Line is celebrating after being voted Best Ferry Company by journalists at the annual Travel Media Awards in association with Shannon Airport. Guests and VIPS from the travel trade and media throughout Ireland gathered at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin for the awards […]

New Tourism Ireland video highlights why golf on the island of Ireland is a total hole-in-one!

Tourism Ireland has created a new online film showcasing some of our world-class golf courses, as well as the wonderful things that golfers can get up to off the course. Titled “Golf on the island of Ireland”, the video invites potential visitors to come and discover our beautiful golf courses, challenging links and wonderful off-course […]