Visit Belfast has claimed a top award at the Digital Communication Awards in Berlin. Hosted by Quadriga University, the marketing team was congratulated for its outstanding achievements in online communications, which it delivered as part of the Backin’ Belfast campaign – almost 600 entries were received with other winners on the night including Tourism Australia, Samsung, Volvo and Statoil.

The international jury deciding on this year’s winners included 31 communication specialists who are widely acknowledged in the digital sector.

Gerry Lennon, chief executive of Visit Belfast said: “Digital communications plays a huge role in the modern communicator’s daily work. Winning this award confirms that Visit Belfast is amongst the leading organisations in embracing digital communications in a creative and progressive way, to promote the city at home and abroad. Using the likes of Twitter, Facebook and YouTube and development of our website allows us to reaching multiple, target audiences which is vital to our role in bringing visitors to Belfast.”