Official visitor numbers rise for tourism Northern Ireland

October 30, 2015

LIVE It Experience It has welcomed the latest official figures released by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency which shows visitor numbers for 2015 are on the rise compared to those in 2014.

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Cornish Guardian Editor loves our Walled City!

October 15, 2015

There’s one place on this earth which we absolutely adore and that is Cornwall. So when the editor of the Cornish Guardian asked if he could send our tourism cluster a blog about his trip to Derry – Londonderry, we were delighted to hear what he had to say. Scott Harrison gives us this view on our Walled City.

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Cycle Sperrins initiative leads the way

October 15, 2015

THE chairman of Tourism NI said keeping tourism in the sights of the international traveller remains a key challenge but said cluster collaborations like Cycle Sperrins is key to supporting the region’s global agenda.

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Are You Ready For The Year of Food Tourism?

October 8, 2015

In May this year, our Enterprise Minister announced a major tourism drive to give our visitors to Northern Ireland a fresh appetite to visit our beautiful region. Eleanor McGillie looks ahead to Northern Ireland’s Year of Food Tourism

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Mythic cycling tours in soulful Sperrins

October 8, 2015

A CLUSTER of tourism businesses based in the Sperrin Mountains are collaborating to launch Cycle Sperrins next week – a tourism led initiative to attract touring cyclists from across the globe.

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Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

September 26, 2015

This time last year Eleanor McGillie was preparing to go to the first ever Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre. It’s back for a second year and has featured on the Great British Menu this year. Can Northern Ireland tourism events get any more fun?

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Zip up your wetsuit and let’s go surfing in Northern Ireland!

September 15, 2015

With the autumn season now in full swing there’s still a buzz around West Strand in Portrush. Eleanor McGillie speaks to Ricky Martin, owner of Alive Surf School, to find out why surfing in Northern Ireland is good for Northern Ireland tourism all year round

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It’s not all about bog snorkelling at Peatlands Bog!

August 1, 2015

People say the best things in life are free. Well, this is certainly the case in Northern Ireland when it’s hammering it down with rain. Eleanor McGillie throws on the wellies and heads round Peatlands Bog in County Tyrone for a good long walk.

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