Major Growth for Jet2.com and Jet2holidays in Belfast

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have today announced significant expansion plans at Belfast International Airport, including new routes, an additional aircraft plus even more seats for summer 2015. On sale today are FOUR fantastic new destinations for local passengers; two great city break spots Prague and Rome – the only direct services available from Northern Ireland – […]

Hastings Hotels celebrate 367 years of service!

Hastings Hotels has paid tribute to 18 employees who between them have clocked up 367 years of service at the 5* Culloden Estate & Spa. To acknowledge this achievement the Chairman of Northern Ireland’s leading hotel collection, Sir William Hastings, hosted an event to celebrate the employees. “The Culloden Estate & Spa is Northern Ireland’s most […]

Why bother with Blog Posts?

asks Valerie Ludlow, Client Marketing Director at ASG Coming up with fabulous blog posts full of engaging content is not easy and can be pretty time consuming. So in a world where many marketers don’t have the luxury of time to address the more pressing points on their ‘To Do’ list, this can seem like one […]

FlyBe launches new on-board menu

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today launched its brand new on-board ‘Refuel’ menu that  – following customer research conducted earlier this year – features an enhanced choice of good value breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages with healthier options and produce from much-loved foodie brands all of which reflect the energy and vibrancy of Flybe’s […]

Virgin Atlantic to serve US from Belfast

Belfast International airport has hailed the announcement by Virgin that it is to start an Orlando service next summer as ‘a massive breakthrough’ for Northern Ireland. The global airline with its distinctive livery will fly in June and July to the sunshine State using a 747-400 capable of carrying 455 passengers. Belfast International Airport Director, […]

Northern Ireland Science Park Trust wins innovation award

The Northern Ireland Science Park (NISP) Trust has been named as the “Most Innovative Project” at the United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA) awards. NISP was also shortlisted for “Most Successful Innovation Environment” and “Most Successful Company on a Science Park” for PathXL at the high profile ceremony which took place at the UKSPA 30th […]

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  • FlyBe launches new on-board menu

    FlyBe launches new on-board menu

    Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today launched its brand new on-board ‘Refuel’ menu that  – following customer research conducted earlier this year – features an enhanced choice of good value breakfast, lunch, snacks and beverages with healthier options and produce from much-loved foodie brands all of which reflect the energy and vibrancy of Flybe’s […]

  • Swifts Supervalu Applaud Ulster Business School Placement Students

    Swifts Supervalu Applaud Ulster Business School Placement Students

    Pictured are Darren Given, Store Manager Swifts Supervalu Lisnaskea and Nikita McGoldrick, Placement Student Ulster Business School receiving their IFCR Award organized by Penton Publications Industrial placement is an integral part of the learning process within Ulster Business School undergraduate programmes. The placement process is invaluable to students and placement employers alike. Employers from micro […]

  • Northern Ireland housing market recovery sustained

    Northern Ireland housing market recovery sustained

    Northern Ireland’s housing market recovery was sustained during the first six months of 2014 and is set to continue into the second half of the year, according to the RICS. Commenting on the latest RICS  Residential Market Survey, RICS spokesman, Samuel Dickey, says that whilst variations in the market remain, overall the recovery has been […]

  • easyJet launches Belfast - Reykjavik service

    easyJet launches Belfast – Reykjavik service

    easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, the biggest carrier in Northern Ireland and at London Gatwick, has launched Belfast – Reykjavik service.  The increase will mean easyJet is now the second largest carrier flying into Iceland. An extra 65,000 passengers are expected to use the new flights annually from London Gatwick and Belfast International to Iceland’s […]

  • Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland Marketers must be at the top of their game to keep pace with the ever-changing business environment, the Ireland Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in said today. Christine Watson, a Chartered Marketer since 2006, called on marketing professionals to register for Chartered Marketer status to support professionalism across the trade as […]

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  • Ready for take-off, Vickerstock Recruitment

    Ready for take-off, Vickerstock Recruitment

    Before the Wright brothers developed the first airplane, inventors across the globe made numerous attempts to fly like birds. Whether it was the first hot air balloon launching in France in the 18th century or the development of jet engines to propel aircraft at higher altitudes – engineers and inventors have been inspired to reach […]

  • Why bother with Blog Posts?

    Why bother with Blog Posts?

    asks Valerie Ludlow, Client Marketing Director at ASG Coming up with fabulous blog posts full of engaging content is not easy and can be pretty time consuming. So in a world where many marketers don’t have the luxury of time to address the more pressing points on their ‘To Do’ list, this can seem like one […]

  • 6 tips to prevent important tasks falling through the cracks: by Shweta Jhajharia

    6 tips to prevent important tasks falling through the cracks: by Shweta Jhajharia

    by Shweta Jhajharia, Principal Coach and founder of The London Coaching Group Whether you’re a sole trader or manage a team of dozens, you need to ensure that the work that needs doing gets done – correctly and on time. So how do you prevent the important (and even the not-so-important) tasks falling through the […]

  • InterTradeIreland urges SMEs to prepare for changes in tendering

    InterTradeIreland urges SMEs to prepare for changes in tendering

    Margaret Hearty from InterTradeIreland has urged SMEs in Northern Ireland to prepare for changes to the way in which public sector services are tendered, particularly in Ireland, in terms of new category structures and centralised Government purchasing through the Office of Government Procurement (OGP). The OGP was established in January 2014 with a key objective […]

  • Are You Ready For The Future?

    Are You Ready For The Future?

    asks Nick O’Shiel, Chief Executive, Omagh Enterprise. Changes in technology and the internet are having a profound effect on the world of work. Current trends affecting the workplace include more flexible working, remote working, shared working, changing work patterns, the merging of disciplines, less job security and less public spending. Workplaces are becoming more fluid […]

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  • Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland marketers should become Chartered

    Northern Ireland Marketers must be at the top of their game to keep pace with the ever-changing business environment, the Ireland Chair of the Chartered Institute of Marketing in said today. Christine Watson, a Chartered Marketer since 2006, called on marketing professionals to register for Chartered Marketer status to support professionalism across the trade as […]

  • Northern Ireland open data challenge launched

    Northern Ireland open data challenge launched

    The ‘Northern Ireland Open Data Challenge’ launched with a £5,000 prize fund is all about finding new and innovative ways to use open data including that from the Department of Finance and Personnel’s Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA). Open data is the term given to information and statistics which are accessible to the […]

  • How effective is your Social Media: 6 ways to measure

    How effective is your Social Media: 6 ways to measure

    To sharpen your approach around creating effective social content, and up the odds of high engagement, here are six things you should be measuring: 1. Campaign Visits Campaign visits are the number of times a lead lands on the page containing your social profiles. Take a look at the screenshot below, which shows a page […]

  • The Future of Customer Relations - Professor Steven Van Belleghem

    The Future of Customer Relations – Professor Steven Van Belleghem

    Adoption of new technologies ‘on speed’ I’m a big fan of Rogers’ adoption curve. His book ‘The diffusion of Innovations’ has a played a crucial role in my life so far. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the classic adoption curve consisting of innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority and laggards. Every manager, marketeer […]

  • DANI Awards 2014 launched

    DANI Awards 2014 launched

    The search has begun to find Northern Ireland’s best digital brains in the business as the categories for the fourth year of the DANI Awards 2014 have been announced. The awards, organised by Tyrone based Digital Advertising Northern Ireland (DANI) who help companies do business better online, will represent the best example of creativity, innovation […]

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