Make a splash at the Foyle Maritime Festival

05 July 2016 With the countdown on until the fabulous Foyle Maritime Festival kicks off this weekend, event organisers are encouraging the public to make a splash and get on board with the many water based activities on offer. Speaking ahead of the festival, Festivals and Events Manager with Derry City and Strabane District Council, […]

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Faughan Valley Landscape Partnership: Source To Estuary Environmental Tours

The Faughan Valley Landscape Partnership are running a number of environmental walks and tours along the course of the River Faughan throughout the Summer. Day  1  Uplands – Saturday 27th July 2015 Blanket Bog features and habitats River source features Glacial landscapes and depositional profiles Day  2.   Mid-course – Saturday 10th August 2015 Woodland, hedgerows […]

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Year of Food 2016 Kick Starts With Tourism Workshop

Tourism NI attracted over 100 tourism representatives at a recent event held at Belfast’s Stormont Hotel to kick off Northern Ireland’s Year of Food initiative for 2016. The initiative is being developed by Tourism NI to build on Northern Ireland’s growing reputation for food excellence and entice even more visitors to get a taste of Northern Ireland. Tourism NI organised the workshop as part of a programme of pre-development activity in the run […]

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Club MTV To Return To Derry~Londonderry This Summer

Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council Cllr Elisha McCallion has welcomed news that Club MTV is returning to Ebrington Square this summer. Mayor Cllr McCallion has welcomed the partnership arrangement between Club MTV and local events company Legacy Promotions to bring the Club MTV gig to Ebrington Square on 15 August saying it […]

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Book Now To Attend The NI Tourism Conference: Northern Ireland- All The World’s A Stage

Tourism Northern Ireland (previously the Northern Ireland Tourist Board) has announced details of it’s annual tourism conference. The event is scheduled for  Thursday 5th March 2015 (09:30am – 4.30pm ) Based on the tourism priorities to 2020, this year’s annual Tourism Conference will also be hearing from a range of experts from NI and beyond […]

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Opening Date For Community Festival Fund Announced

Derry City & Strabane District Council has announced Monday 2nd March 2015  at 10am   as the opening date of the Community Festivals Fund. The closing date for applications is Friday 27th March 2015  at 3.00pm. A series of information workshops will be held to provide an overview of this programme  as well as that for […]

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Promote Your Event To A Wider Audience

Strabane Visitor Information Centre can provide event and festival organisers with a platform for marketing local events which have the potential to attract visitors to the area or simply encourage them to stay longer. If you are running a local event (e.g. a festival , family fun day, cultural event, traditional music session, talks on local […]

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Tourism Master Classes Programme Downloads

During the month of September 2014, providers involved in the district’s tourism and hospitality sectors were invited to build their business capacity through a series of tourism master classes .The programme ,  organised by Strabane District Council and funded through Axis 3 of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2007-2013,  focussed on a number  of key tourism […]

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Digital DNA – Tourism Matters

  Operators large and small in the travel and tourism industry are being urged to fully understand the growing potential of digital and technology. Getting to grips with tourism’s changing digital world will not only help you to attract more customers, but also create more opportunities to drive up revenue whilst adding to your visitors […]

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Northern Ireland Golf Tourism Strategy Consultation

BTS and IAGTO (International Association of Golf Tour Operators) have been appointed by NITB to prepare a Golf Tourism Strategy for Northern Ireland. Their brief is to look at the breadth and depth of the golf product across NI and, building on the already strong presence and quality of experience of golfers, look to see how to generate even more golf tourism business and maximise the opportunities from golf events being held in Northern Ireland.

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Customer Service Roadshows

Great customer service is as much about the small touches as the big statements.

The purpose of these roadshows is to highlight the value of making time for the little things that matter to your customers.

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