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Northern Ireland Tourism Awards

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The Northern Ireland Tourism Awards will take place on Thursday 18th May at the historic Enniskillen Castle.

Year in, year out, businesses of all types across the tourism industry strive to ensure that our visitors have a great experience, and so it is vital that the people, places and organisations that create these experiences are recognised and rewarded.

Ticket's are now available for this year's gala awards ceremony - Book your place now

The industry showcase event will be staged in the grounds of Enniskillen Castle  - in the newly refurbished Gateway Visitor Centre and historic Castle Yard located in the heart of the town overlooking the banks of the River Erne. The Annual Tourism conference will take place earlier that day in the Killyhevlin Hotel.To find out more about this year's conference please click here

For more information and to book your ticket visit www.nitourismawards.com

We are delighted to share wih you the Northern Ireland Tourism Awards 2017 shortlist:

OUTSTANDING VISITOR EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR
• Florence Court, National Trust - Co. Fermanagh
• The MAC, Belfast- David Hockney: I draw, I do 2016 Exhibition - Belfast
• Todd's Leap Activity Centre- Co. Tyrone

CUSTOMER SERVICE EXCELLENCE 
• Galgorm Resort and Spa – Co. Antrim
• The Bushmills Inn Hotel & Restaurant – Co. Antrim
• Visit Derry - Co. Londonderry

HOTEL OF THE YEAR 
• Bishop's Gate Hotel- Co. Londonderry
• Lough Erne Resort- Co. Fermanagh
• The Bushmills Inn Hotel and Restaurant- Co. Antrim

NON-SERVICED ACCOMMODATION 
• Blessingbourne Estate – Co. Tyrone
• Fermanagh Self Catering- Co. Fermanagh
• Florida Manor - Co. Down

SERVICED ACCOMMODATION 
• Adelphi Portrush – Co. Antrim
• Blackrock House B&B - Co. Antrim
• Blackwell House – Co. Down 

UNIQUE TOURIST ACCOMMODATION 
• Belle Isle Estate & Private Island – Co. Fermanagh
• East Coast Glamping [East Coast Adventure Ltd.] - Co. Down
• Finn Lough Forest Domes – Co. Fermanagh

BEST FOOD TOURISM EXPERIENCE 
• Browns Restaurant - Co. Londonderry
• James Street South - Belfast
• NATIVE by Yellow Door – Belfast
• The Clarke Restaurant at Ardtara Country House Hotel – Co. Londonderry

BEST EVENT/FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE 
• Balmoral Show [Royal Ulster Agricultural Society] – Belfast
• Belfast Christmas Market 2016 [Type AB on behalf of Market Place Europe Ltd.] - Belfast
• Carnival of Colours [In Your Space Circus (IYSC)] - Co. Londonderry
• Sunflowerfest 2016 [Sunflowerfest Unlimited CIC] – Co. Down
• Ulster Rugby v Clermont Auvergne [Ulster Rugby] - Belfast

BEST MARKETING INITIATIVE 
• ‘Celebrate Our Story of Christmas' with Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon Borough Council [Armagh City, Banbridge &Craigavon BC and Whitenoise Design] – Co. Armagh
• Eel-Eat [Lough Neagh Partnership] - Co. Londonderry
• Pickie Fun Park [Waters Edge Leisure] - Co. Down

SUSTAINABLE TOURISM AWARD 
• Fish City Belfast - Belfast
• Marble Arch Caves UNESCO Global Geopark – Co. Fermanagh 

TOURISM INNOVATION AWARD 
• "Artisans at Work" Craft Reach Economusee [Causeway Coast & Glens Heritage Trust] - Co. Antrim
• Atlantic Sessions [Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council/Snow Water Partnership] - Co. Antrim & Co. Londonderry
• The Museum of Free Derry [RoE2] - Co. Londonderry

MOST PROMISING NEW TOURISM BUSINESS 
• Bishop's Gate Hotel – Co. Londonderry
• Erne Water Taxi – Co. Fermanagh
• Fullerton Arms – Co. Antrim