New Initiative Launched To Boost Tourism In Glens Coastal Area

New Initiative Launched To Boost Tourism In Glens Coastal Area

Andrew Kelly Corporate

A new programme aimed at boosting tourism businesses in the Glens Coastal area has been launched by Carrickfergus Enterprise with support from partners Causeway Enterprise and Northern Regional College Following the success of the East Antrim Coastal Way pilot programme, a new programme has been launched to cover tourism businesses in the Glens coastal area from Ballygally to Ballycastle and …

Tourism VAT Rate Cut Would Create Thousands of Jobs In NI

Matthew Morrison Public Affairs

An independent report launched today shows that more than 2,000 jobs would be created in Northern Ireland’s hospitality sector if the VAT rate was cut from 20 percent to 5 percent on accommodation and visitor attractions. The report shows how a VAT cut rate would boost NI’s hospitality and tourism industry, which operates in a competitive global market and faces …

Screen Tourism Northern Ireland

‘Screen tourism’ is set to have phenomenal economic impact

Alastair Luke Blog

By Paul McErlean Everybody loves the movies, right? Well readers, here’s a thing you probably didn’t know but I was lucky enough to act in my second film a couple of months ago. Not that I am giving up my day job just yet but, thanks to my close and supremely talented friend who has now called me twice to …

East Antrim Tourism Project Creates 25 Jobs

East Antrim Coastal Tourism Hub Creates 25 Jobs

Alastair Luke Corporate

A tourism enterprise project has created 25 jobs at businesses along the east Antrim coast. Backed by the Coastal Communities Fund and led by Carrickfergus Enterprise, the Coastal Tourism Hub project has helped 30 tourism and hospitality entrepreneurs to hone their skills and develop a unified approach to marketing the area’s tourist destinations. The 25 full-time equivalent jobs created include …