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.
Newly released accommodation statistics indicate that Northern Ireland's tourism performance has been strong in the first eight months of the year.
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) figures for serviced accommodation show the number of hotel rooms sold during January to August 2015 increased by 5% to 1,314,794, the highest figure for the period since records began.
Tourism Northern Ireland's new Chief Executive, John McGrillen, has congratulated a leading guest house in County Down on achieving five-star status under the organisation's Quality Grading Scheme.
Tourism NI has launched a major initiative aimed at putting food and drink at the heart of the Northern Ireland visitor experience and is holding a series of roadshows across Northern Ireland, including today’s event at The Carriage Rooms, Montalto Estate, Ballynahinch.
Belfast’s new Titanic Exhibition Centre (TEC), sited opposite Titanic Studios in Titanic Quarter, opens today (Thursday 17th September at 11am), delivering a huge boost for local business in the process.
The 6,000 square metre structure will be used as a potential venue for exhibitions, community and sporting events, as well as large-scale banquets.
More than 3,000 visitors will be able to attend exhibitions at any one time and the TEC will also have the capacity to provide sit-down banqueting for up to 2,500 diners.
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