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 National Trust Giant’s Causeway is the UKs Best Heritage Attraction according to voters of the nation’s largest consumer poll, the British Travel Awards.
Northern Ireland’s loved landmark scooped gold at the glamorous gala awards ceremony held in London on 25 November 2015 attended by close to a thousand travel industry people.
The Giant’s Causeway, comprised of thousands of interlocking basalt columns - evidence of a dynamic and transformative period in our earth’s history - is Northern Ireland’s first World Heritage Site as well as its most visited tourist attraction.
Chinese tourists are beginning to get a real taste for Northern Ireland, Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has said.
And it is hoped the NI Year of Food and Drink will continue to drive visitor numbers in 2016.
Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell and Finance Minister Arlene Foster have welcomed the announcement of UNESCO Global Geopark status for the Marble Arch Caves.
Ladies and gentlemen, it is an immense pleasure for me to be here at Titanic Belfast this morning with a whole range of people who either want to be, or who already are at the edge of leadership and innovation in digital travel and tourism technology.
So a very good morning and a warm welcome to the Digital Tourism Conference.
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