Journalists from a popular Danish golf travel website were in Northern Ireland this week, finding out all about golfing holidays here. Their visit was arranged by Tourism Ireland and supported by Tourism NI.
is a popular golf travel site that provides lots of practical information and great photography from resorts and golf courses across the world – including Northern Ireland. As well as researching an article about Northern Ireland for the magazine, the team also filmed footage here for the website.
During their visit, the journalists travelled along the Causeway Coastal Route, stopping off at The Gobbins, Ballintoy and the Giant’s Causeway. In addition to visiting Royal Portrush – home to The 148th Open – they also stopped off at Portstewart and Castlerock golf clubs. The team spent time at Titanic Belfast, as well as in Co Down, where they visited Spelga Dam, Annalong and Murlough Bay and filmed at Royal County and Royal Belfast golf clubs.
Aileen Hickey, Tourism Ireland’s Manager Nordic Region, said: “Tourism Ireland was delighted to invite GolfersGlobe to visit Northern Ireland. Fact-finding visits like this are a really effective way for us to get positive exposure for Northern Ireland through the media here. Tourism Ireland is undertaking an extensive programme of promotions in the Nordic countries, and elsewhere around the world, to highlight Northern Ireland and The 148th Open at Royal Portrush.”
Marco Denaro, Isabelle Denaro and Søren Barnak, all GolfersGlobe, at Castlerock Golf Club
Notes To Editors
- Tourism Ireland is the organisation responsible for promoting Northern Ireland and the island of Ireland overseas as a leading holiday destination.
- Tourism is responsible for in excess of 5.2% of GDP in Northern Ireland and supports approximately 65,000 jobs.
- In 2018, we welcomed around 2.23 million overseas visitors to Northern Ireland, delivering revenue of £589 million.
- Tourism Ireland’s international website is www.ireland.com, 29 market sites available in 11 language versions around the world, which attracted 20.3 million visitors in 2018.