Hotels ‘Check In’ For NIHF ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ 2020 Competition

Uncategorized Feb 11, 2020

The 2020 search for Northern Ireland’s top receptionists has been launched by the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF). The competition which has run for nearly two decades has three categories to acknowledge established teams, individuals and new providers.

 A mystery shopping approach is used to determine the NIHF ‘Hotel Reception Team of the Year’ category, while the individual ‘Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ and ‘Most Promising Hotel Receptionist of the Year’ (for those with under one year’s experience) categories are identified through a competency-based process.   

 NIHF President Stephen Meldrum said:

 “The Hotel Receptionist of the Year competition demonstrates the industry’s commitment to celebrating people within hotels and it is one of the highlights of the NIHF calendar. The standard of entrants is exceptionally high with individuals’ professionalism and passion...

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Causeway Coast & Glens Experience Exceeds Visitors’ Expectations

Uncategorized Feb 11, 2020

Results from a survey of leisure visitors across Northern Ireland, commissioned by Tourism NI, show that 96% of respondents believed that the Causeway Coast & Glens met or exceeded expectations.

Visiting attractions and exploring the beautiful scenery and landscapes were key reasons for visiting the Causeway Coast & Glens. The most popular attractions were the Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-Rede and The Dark Hedges.

Visitors rated the range of visitor attractions favourably, scoring an impressive 8.51(out of ten).

The accommodation offering and the quality of food and drink at eating establishments were also rated highly, with the friendliness of the staff scoring very favourably.

Launching the survey results, Economy Minister Diane Dodds MLA said:

“The tourism sector within Northern Ireland is in a strong position, as these survey results demonstrate. Our friendly welcome, along with excellent attractions, food, customer service and...

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Tourism Industry From Causeway Coast And Glens Attend Launch Of Tourism Irelands 2018 Marketing Plans

Uncategorized Dec 13, 2017

Tourism Ireland launched details of its marketing plans to promote Northern Ireland overseas in 2018, at an event attended by tourism industry leaders from around Northern Ireland on Monday 11 December.

The organisation aims to build on this year’s performance and to welcome 2.31 million visitors to Northern Ireland in 2018. This figure will represent growth of +6% over 2017 and will deliver £623 million to the Northern Ireland economy next year.

 

Pictured at the launch of Tourism Ireland’s marketing plans for 2018 in the Belfast Waterfront are (l-r) Kerrie McGonigle, Causeway Coast and Glens Council; Liz Steele, Causeway Coast and Glens Council; Mark Rodgers, Dalriada Kingdom Tours; Shane Clarke, Tourism Ireland; Adele Kennedy, Inn on the Coast and Alex Mehaffey, National Trust’s Giant’s Causeway.

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Wild Bladderwrack Seaweed

Uncategorized Nov 18, 2017
 

Bladderwrack is a seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea, and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.. It was the original source of iodine, discovered in 1811, and was used extensively to treat goitre, a swelling of the thyroid gland related to iodine deficiency.

Celebrities such as Posh Spice , Britney Spears and Paris Hilton can be found using Bladderwrack as a dietary supplement.

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