Totally Tourists: What it’s like to cruise into Belfast 

Check out for travel news to, from and in Northern Ireland. Here’s all the biz from a recent cruise. The Caribbean Princess is a regular visitor to Belfast Harbour this year and as a special treat from Princess Cruises we joined this big ship at the start of a UK tour. We boarded […]

The rarities and oddities on The Giant’s Causeway Clifftop Experience

The rarities and oddities on The Giant’s Causeway Clifftop Experience  The Giant’s Causeway on our own Northern Ireland version of the Wild Atlantic Way might be a UNESCO World Heritage site but there’s much more to it than rocks, myths and legends. Above the rocks on the cliffs and on the shoreline surrounding the rocks […]

Stena Line ‬Kids Cruise family ticket

WIN a ‪Stena Line ‬Kids Cruise family ticket The winner is: Rebecca Hobbs Belfast Times has teamed up with leading ferry company Stena Line to offer readers the chance to win a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children) to an exciting upcoming Kids Cruise. Stena Line’s hugely popular Kids Cruises have returned with different […]

#stayNI : Bishops Gate Hotel

Bishops Gate Hotel, is just about to celebrate its first birthday and already it’s the winning awards and acclaim from the industry and tourists. Named as the ‘Hideaway of the Year’ at the Georgina Campbell 2017 awards hospitality guide. More here. Third place in the NI Hotels Federation ‘Hotel Restaurant of the Year’ category, sponsored […]

Top Valentines tips.

Valentine’s Day, the most romantic day of the year is just around the corner and Tourism Northern Ireland is spreading the love by highlighting some of the most romantic hotspots and stunning locations to woo that special someone in your life. Tourism Northern Ireland Destination PR Officer Rachel Quigg says there is no shortage of […]

Masquerade at the Mal

One of our favourite hotels is welcoming 2017 in style, glamour and decadence with a night of masquerade. On New Years Eve Malmaison is planning a fabulous night of mystery and enchantment with a masquerade themed NYE celebration. The brasserie and bar will be getting a restyle to complement the theme, and there’s no better […]

Titanic Belfast named “king of the world”!

Titanic Belfast named “king of the world”! Titanic Belfast has been crowned the ‘World’s Leading Tourist Attraction’ at the prestigious World Travel Awards in the Maldives. Having already beaten the Colosseum, the Acropolis and the Eiffel Tower to become Europe’s official Leading Tourist Attraction, Titanic Belfast sailed its way to victory to become the World’s […]

Fall in love with NI walking spots 

THE nights are drawing in and the days are getting colder, and while many people are tempted to retreat indoors, autumn is the perfect time to take a bracing walk in some of Northern Ireland’s natural beauty spots.  This autumn, Tourism Northern Ireland are encouraging walkers to put their best foot forward and explore […]