WHEN it comes to tourism, it’s often said that Upper Lough Erne is the poor relation compared to the better known Lower Lough, but now it seems efforts are being made to set things right.
An estimated £3.2 million has been spent on promoting the county since 2009 through the Destination Fermanagh programme. The figures were revealed last week in Stormont after local MLA Tom Elliott put the question to Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster. She explained that the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has invested substantially in Destination Fermanagh […]
The awards recognise the outstanding performers in the tourism industry across nine categories.
WELCOMING the Irish Open in 2017 to Lough Erne, the chief executive of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Alan Clarke, said that the international competition could attract up to 90, 000 people to the county – while appearing to £300m people via television.
HARD to believe what a spell of good weather does.
It was to be the biggest thing to happen to Fermanagh in a generation, bringing thousands of visitors, and £7 million to the county, and the local economy, which relies so heavily on tourism.