Tourism NI serves Peartree Hill B&B with five-star grading

    Tourism NI has awarded Peartree Hill Bed and Breakfast in Dundonald a five-star rating under its accommodation quality grading scheme. This luxurious bed and breakfast offers two themed rooms, each with en suite facilities and treats guests to  a locally sourced breakfast served with fruit grown by proprietors, husband and wife team Ian and Avril... Read more >

    WorldHost Ambassador Training in Hillsborough

    If you are a customer facing business in Hillsborough, it’s not too late to book your place on our WorldHost Ambassador training courses.   The first session took place yesterday in Hillsborough and it was a great success. Attendees from the accommodation and retail sector along with staff from Hillsborough Castle all completed the course.... Read more >

    WorldHost Customer Service Training Open to Hillsborough Businesses

    Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, in conjunction with Tourism NI are running a series of WorldHost Training Programmes at the start of 2018, which are open to all customer facing businesses in Hillsborough. This programme will focus on customer service and the importance of communication skills, addressing visitor needs, dealing with customer complaints and more. ... Read more >

    The Harry Ferguson Celebration Committee will hold their Charity Tractor Road Run on Friday night 18th August

    The Harry Ferguson Celebration Committee will hold their Charity Tractor Road Run on Friday night 18th August. All makes of tractor welcome and to include Classic cars The proceeds of this event will be handed over to` Tiny life` CHILDRENS CHARITY NI.  This  worthy local cause  is one that we are very much aware of... Read more >

    Ni4kids ‘Family Restaurant of the Year’ awarded to Beef & Bird

    Beef & Bird based at Lisburn Leisureplex and owned by Bronagh and Anton Campbell, was awarded the prestigious title at the recent 2017 Ni4kids awards last week. The win recognises the restaurant for its ethos of putting families first when it comes to great food, value and facilities, as well as a warm welcome to... Read more >

    SERC Blogspot

    Travel and Tourism Students have compiled some thoughts about Summer Events in the area, including ideas for bars and events coming up in the Lisburn Castlereagh area. Take a look at their excellent itinerary for this Summer below. Hilden Beer and Music Festival Hilden Brewery is Ireland’s oldest independent brewery and holds a festival every... Read more >

    It’s a family affair at Sunflowerfest

    Borne out of their own sons’ musical pursuits at young ages, Sunflowerfest organisers husband and wife Michael and Vanessa Magowan have worked tirelessly over the past years to develop the leading family-friendly force in the local music and arts scene.  Each year Sunflowerfest fosters a family-friendly spirit of community, co-creation and inclusivity – in keeping... Read more >


    George Best Belfast City Airport                                                                                                                                                       DROMARA PRODUCER ANNOUNCED AS FINALIST IN BELFAST CITY AIRPORT COMPETITION TO WIN £30K MARKETING PRIZE Abernethy Butter will be judged by top UK food critic Charles Campion at tasting session in competition to find NI’s ‘Best’ product George Best Belfast City Airport has announced that a product from Dromara has... Read more >

    Thousands of revellers to enjoy the ‘Ecotastic’ Family Fun Day at The Mayor’s Carnival

    Celebrating the ‘Ecotastic’ launch of this year’s City of Lisburn & Castlereagh Mayor’s Carnival Parade & Family Fun Day 2017 is The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Lisburn & Castlereagh, Councillor Brian Bloomfield, MBE.  The Mayor is joined by Councillor Tim Morrow, Chair of Leisure & Community Development, Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, Valerie Cromie... Read more >

    Festival organisers ‘roll out’ a partnership worth singing about

    Sunflowerfest organisers and performers scheduled to attend the three day summer festival in Hillsborough, County Down, ‘rolled’ up for a big announcement this week as the leading summer festival unveiled yet another surprise for festival-goers with a unique partnership with award-winning burrito bar Boojum. Credited with introducing Mexican street food to the Northern Ireland mainstream, Boojum’s... Read more >