Category Archives: Economy

Breaking new ground: Your natural digital home

Located on Northern Ireland’s stunning Causeway Coast, Atlantic Link Enterprise Campus is a unique opportunity specifically created to provide the optimal strategic conditions for international digital businesses to operate and thrive. The...

Decline in R&D investment

Northern Ireland has recorded the largest percentage decrease in in-house business research and development (R&D) of all 12 UK regions. On the back of a record year of investment in research and...

Building bridges to boost event tourism

Adrian Devine from the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ulster University outlines that while Northern Ireland has been successful in drawing major international events in recent years, the potential of...

Harnessing geotourism

Geotourism has the capacity to become a key sector in the transformation of Northern Ireland and to contribute significantly to economic growth. This will only happen if collectively we develop and market...

2017 tourism in numbers

Last year, there was an estimated total of 4.9 million overnight trips taken and an estimated 16.9 million nights were spent in Northern Ireland, with a projected expenditure of £926 million –...

One voice for tourism

Tourism, which will shortly be a £1 billion industry in Northern Ireland, has found a new and united voice following the launch of the Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance. After a decade of...