We're Making it Here - Case Studies

People are the driving force behind our industry and we want to encourage more people to make a career in tourism and hospitality. Hear from people about their thoughts and experiences working in the industry.

Hastings Hotels

Laura Semple, Deputy Reservations Manager at Hastings Hotels shares her story of working her way through the ranks and expresses how she thinks the hospitality industry has changed for the better in recent years.

Charlie's Bar

Una Burns from Charlie's Bar, Enniskillen shares her story about her involvement in the hospitality industry and the freedom and creativity she finds within the sector.

Ulster Folk Museum

Starting a new career with the Ulster Folk Museum, Cultra, David Balfour, Visitor Services Manager tells us more about his move to the tourism and hospitality sector. He shares how vibrant and rewarding the hospitlaity and tourism industry can be.

James St

Dylan Turner, Sous Chef at James St shares his experience of becoming a chef through their apprenticeship programme. He shares how the hospitality and tourism industry is a great place and build skills and work your way up the career ladder.

Todd's Leap Activity Centre

Aine Glendenning from Todds Leap Activity Centre shares her story about why she loves her job in the industry and how a part-time job has turned into a love for the tourism industry.

Belfast Artisan Gin School

Jo Davison, Co-founder of Belfast Artisan Gin School, a fun visitor experience, shares her experience working in this fast-paced industry.