Category Archives: Tourism and conferencing

Ambassador for growth

Conference tourism is big business in Belfast. In the last five years, Visit Belfast, with Belfast Waterfront and city partners, has attracted conferences bringing 135,000 delegates and generating £186 million to the...

Screen tourism

Following the announcement of the final series of Game of Thrones, a major part of screen tourism revenue in Northern Ireland, David Whelan talks with Film Studies lecturer at Queen’s University Belfast,...

2016 tourism in numbers

With greater recognition and focus on the potential for tourism to help grow the Northern Ireland economy, agendaNi analyses the recently published figures for 2016. Statistically, the overall tourism figures for 2016...

Testing times for tourism

Identifying Brexit as the greatest challenge facing Irish tourism since the global recession in 2008, the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) has published a Call for Action document. Ciarán Galway meets with...