Meet the oyster farmer who is taking the taste of our shores back in-land

August 17, 2017

WHO would have thought that a Northern Irish chef working in Switzerland over 25 years ago would later create a festival here because he discovered he could cook and eat oysters farmed in Northern Ireland in Switzerland– but couldn’t get them here. (more…)


Bayview Hotel is NW200 sponsor

April 10, 2017

Live It Experience It launched on February 27, 2017 and since then, so much work has been done bringing people together, finding out what each member offers and getting straight down to business.

Take the Bayview Hotel in Portballintrae for example.

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The calm before the Live It Experience It storm…

February 20, 2017

We are officially launching Live It Experience It on Monday, February 27, 2017. The invites have been posted and the RSVPs are coming in.  This is going to be a pretty special day for us because during our launch we will be making a special partnership announcement which will present major opportunities for tourism businesses.

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The Caledon Village Georgian Festival

October 9, 2016

A RURAL County Tyrone community literally took a step back in time last weekend to celebrate all things Georgian at the first ever Caledon Village Georgian Festival. We were delighted to be involved in organising this event which attracted around 3,000 people. (more…)


Foodies flocking to North Coast for artisan fare

July 9, 2016

Claire Savage loves talking about and writing about food and drink and loves hearing other people’s passion for the developing food and drink identity in Northern Ireland. Here she speaks to some North Coast producers who are doing their bit to pull in tourists from overseas. (more…)


The River To Lough Festival

July 2, 2016

THEY’RE slippery little fellas but they taste damn good which is why Northern Ireland is buzzing over our PGI protected Lough Neagh Eels this week at The River To Lough Festival. (more…)


Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

June 13, 2016

It’s a promising season for apple growers as our famous orchards are in full bloom. Eleanor McGillie speaks to Hamilton Loney to find out more about the Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

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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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