Tag Archives: Tourism

New proposals to change opening hours welcomed

New proposals to change alcohol licensing laws have been welcomed by the pubs industry in South Belfast, which is hoping for a boost in tourism

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‘Dark tourism’ could be a shining light for city

IN 2012, Belfast’s tourism scene is more about Titanic than the Troubles, but the city would be wise not to forget the political and historical value of what was once dubbed “dark tourism”.

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Tourism is ready for take off in 2012

There’s a clear sense of expectation surrounding the opening later this year of the £90m Titanic Building in Belfast — not just around the spectacular exhibition space highlighting the sinking of that famous liner in April 1912 but also around the tourism potential of this grand initiative.

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Tourist product needed for the 21st century

IN TALLINN, Estonia, they have a graphic Museum of the Occupation on the basis that visitors to the Baltic capital will want to know about that little country’s fight against

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