Belfast City Council
Belfast City Council works with other organisations such as Visit Belfast to make the city a rich and enjoyable experience for the visitor. They have a major role to play in the development of the tourism industry in the city and promoting Belfast to the outside world.
Tourism Northern Ireland
Tourism Northern Ireland is responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination to domestic tourists, from within Northern Ireland, and to visitors from the Republic of Ireland.
Translink is the main provider of public transport in Northern Ireland, providing integrated bus and rail services which are attractive, sustainable and good value. Translink includes NI Railways, Ulsterbus and Metro.
Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business with an outstanding collection of beverage alcohol brands across spirits, beer and wine. These brands include Guinness and Harp.
Value Cabs is Northern Ireland’s leading taxi and chauffeur-drive company with over 600 drivers and 110,000 passengers per week. It offers a wide range of transportation services in Northern Ireland, including airport transfers, chauffeur service and tours.
The Hastings collection has six luxurious hotels across the province, including the five star Culloden Estate and Spa, the world famous Europa hotel, and the four star Stormont hotel, all situated in Belfast.
Titanic Belfast was voted the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the World Travel Awards 2016. The iconic six-floor building, featuring nine interpretive and interactive galleries that explore the story of Titanic.
The Waterfront Hall and Ulster Hall
The Waterfont Hall is an award-winning, purpose-built conference, arts and entertainment centre. Its new 7,000m2 state-of-the-art conference facility offers a brand new event experience for up to 5,000 delegates.
The Ulster Hall has been at the forefront of Belfast’s culture, arts and entertainment for over 150 years. First opened in 1862, the ‘Grand Dame of Bedford Street,’ as she is affectionately known, is one of the oldest purpose-built concert halls in the UK and Ireland.
Belfast One is the business improvement district (BID) for Belfast city centre. In October 2015 city centre businesses voted in favour of establishing the BID, which aims to improve businesses in the district, comprising everything from chain stores and pop-ups to award-winning restaurants, coffee chains and independent cafés.
Queen’s Arcade is situated in the heart of Belfast city centre, home to a variety of luxury Boutiques and local independent retailers including the only Rolex, OMEGA, TAG Heuer and Montblanc Boutiques in Ireland. Built in 1880, Queen’s Arcade is the last Victorian Arcade in the city. In 2019 after many years of planning, the grand building was restored back to its 19th century former glory.