Tourism NI is responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination to visitors within Northern Ireland and from the Republic of Ireland.
The Armagh Ambassador Programme officially kicked off this week at the Armagh Planetarium.
The ground-breaking initiative is being pioneered by Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council to showcase the wide range of arts, culture, heritage and visitor attractions which are available at the very heart of Armagh.
With Breakfast Month of January well and truly under Year of Food and Drink’s belt, food producers and hospitality providers have been using the month of February to declare their Love for Local, placing local produce and artisan excellence at the heart of the visitor experience. And what more traditional way can there be of proving your devotion than taking the name of the one you love – or at least incorporating its colloquialisms - into your own title? Such is the loyalty to ‘local’ of the Fed and Watered restaurant, based in the departure lounge at Belfast International Airport.
As part of the Year of Food and Drink 2016 plans, Tourism NI gathered hundreds of people in the Courtyard of Belfast Met Titanic Quarter today (Shrove Tuesday) to attempt to break a Guinness World Record for the most people flipping a pancake. The current record for the most people flipping a pancake for a duration of thirty seconds in one place, without dropping it, currently stands at 890, but Tourism NI together with Belfast Met Titanic Quarter, Asda and Irwin’s Bakery, hopes to have smashed it by getting 1000 flippers.
Northern Ireland’s unique food and drink heritage was showcased last week as five chefs from top Dubai hotels took part in a ‘larder challenge’ with Northern Ireland chefs at Belfast MET Culinary College. Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell joined the chefs at the Year of Food & Drink Tasting Buffet organised by Invest Northern Ireland as part of a programme to showcase the pure, natural, quality of our produce.
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