The Waterside



International brands at The Waterside

Belfast has a booming tourism industry, which is set to keep growing.

In the coming years we anticipate 5m visitor trips per annum and a spend of £1bn.

Over the last decade overnight trips have increased by nearly 120%

2017 saw an average occupancy of 81.5%.

Research indicates that 85% of visitors to Northern Ireland prefer to stay in hotels.

In 2017, hotel turnover grew to almost £500m. Room sales are anticipated to grow from 2.2m in 2017 to 3m+ by 2020.