Tag - tourism

Tourism NI Chief Executive Outlines Main Themes of the Tourism Recovery Plan

Tourism NI recently held its first ever virtual Tourism Conference at Belfast’s ICC. Chief Executive John McGrillen outlines the main themes of the Tourism Recovery Action Plan, launched with the Department for the Economy, which was a key topic of the conference.  By John McGrillen, Chief Executive Tourism NI We are now half way through 2021...

10 Arts & Culture Events Happening In The Cathedral Quarter This Month

Home to Belfast's most innovative and cultural spaces, the Cathedral Quarter is host to a whole host of festivals, art exhibitions and cultural events. With restrictions beginning to ease, now is the perfect time to explore this historic part of the city again. Here are 10 arts and culture events happening in CQ this July:: 1. Mediating...

Leading The Way through Carrick’s WW2 History

The rich and varied World War Two history of Carrickfergus is becoming ever more accessible thanks to the Lead The Way walking tours by Adrian Hack. Uncovering the history of the town’s past in the 1940s Adrian reveals how a linen factory was converted to make parachutes, that tanks were built, how the iconic US...

Gobbins Crafts Jewellery Studio Becomes 11th NI Tourism Business To Be Granted Économusée Status

Gobbin’s Crafts, a jewellery studio owned by goldsmith and designer Heather McFadden, is the 11th business in Northern Ireland to be granted Économusée status. Today (May 13th) Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust invited guests along to an online launch celebrating the launch of Gobbins Crafts’ workshops into the Économusée programme. After graduating from Art College...