Tag - Tourism NI

UK Wide Industry Standard ‘We’re Good To Go’ Restored Faith In NI’s Hospitality Sector

CEO of Tourism NI, John McGrillen The UK wide industry-standard, We’re Good to Go, which has supported businesses throughout the pandemic has been phased out following a successful campaign. The standard which was introduced in July 2020 when organisations were struggling to adjust to new regulations allowed businesses to demonstrate the Covid-19 protocols they had put...

Build Your Career In Hospitality And Tourism: 11 Jobs Recruiting Right Now Across Northern Ireland

Whether you are on a hunt for a job or looking for a career change, the hospitality and tourism industry has many opportunities for you.  From front of house and housekeeping positions to customer services and management opportunities, you are sure to find a role that suits your experience and skill.  As part of the Hospitality...

4 Reasons To Choose A Career In Hospitality & Tourism And 14 Jobs You Can Apply For Right Now

As the industry begins to look forward after the impacts of the pandemic and Brexit before that, there are key roles that are waiting to be filled.  We as consumers mostly experience customer-facing roles, but there is so much more to the industry than just those roles. In addition to self-employment and entrepreneurial opportunities, there...

13 Jobs In Hospitality & Tourism Recruiting Right Now Across Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Whether you are on a hunt for a job or looking for a career change, the hospitality and tourism industry has many opportunities for you.  From front of house and housekeeping positions to customer services and management opportunities, you are sure to find a role that suits your experience and skill.  As part of the...

Tourism NI Hosts Annual Meeting for Inbound Tour Operators

Tourism NI hosted the first face to face Annual General Meeting (AGM) for ITOA (Incoming Tour Operators Association) Council Members since 2020 at the Galgorm Spa and Golf Resort in Ballymena over the weekend. This year's hosting of the AGM has been made possible through the Tourism Recovery Action Plan and was held between February...

4 Towns In Northern Ireland Voted Friendliest Visitor Destinations in UK

Tourism NI has welcomed the news that four towns in Northern Ireland have been awarded the friendliest visitor destinations in the UK with Enniskillen in County Fermanagh voted number one most welcoming in the UK. Alongside Enniskillen, Ballycastle, County Antrim; Bushmills, County Antrim and Newcastle, County Down all appeared on the Booking.com top 10 most...

New Campaign Launches To Attract Staff Into Hospitality & Tourism

A major campaign has launched to boost perceptions of careers in hospitality and tourism, helping to attract new talent and tackle staffing challenges. Recruitment has been a priority concern for employers in hospitality and tourism, which when compounded by the impact of COVID-19, has left many businesses struggling to recruit a full workforce, resulting in...

Slow Food Causeway Joins Global Slow Food Movement & Launches 6-Month Event Programme

The Causeway Coast and Glens is Northern Ireland’s first accredited Slow Food destination, Taste Causeway, the collaborative network of local food and drink businesses was awarded the accolade by the global Slow Food Movement following a rigorous assessment process.  To launch and celebrate this prestigious award Taste Causeway are running a six month programme of...

Digitally Enabled Change, Data and Storytelling: the Way Forward for Tourism in Northern Ireland

Tourism NI’s head of digital explains plans for recovery Digital development, increasing use of data and a vision of transformation for how the tourism industry gears up for the post-pandemic recovery are some of the priorities for Tourism NI as it prepares to revive Northern Ireland’s world-leading tourism status. The recent Tourism Recovery Action Plan, launched...

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...