Creating the conditions for competitive advantage in Northern Ireland tourism

a consideration of the strategic development of the industry. by Paul Joseph Mullan

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Thesis (M. B. A.) - University of Ulster, 1997.

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The Committee's report examines the nature of tourism in Northern Ireland, its impact on and importance for the overall economy, and the effectiveness of measures taken by Government and other relevant agencies to develop, promote and support the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination.

The Committee's recommendations are addressed to the Northern Ireland Office (which. This comes with a unique set of challenges, especially in the tourism industry, where competitors in the Republic of Ireland are able to undercut their counterparts in Northern Ireland, aided in large part by the different tax regimes.

This is a level of competition unique within the UK, but one which is not adequately addressed by its tax system. approach to tourism development and marketing. This approach will give NI a competitive advantage and create opportunities to drive increased revenue in tourism.

The right time for a fresh approach As a result of successfully developing tourism over the past 10 years, Belfast is nowFile Size: 1MB. There is a vast body of literature about competition, competitive advantage and competitive identity in tourism industry.

Competitiveness is grounded in the strategic and operational advantages businesses have been Creating the conditions for competitive advantage in Northern Ireland tourism book to achieve and through the application of these concerns to tourism, the competitive advantage of by: 7.

under the Northern Ireland Tourist Board’s (NITB) Classification Scheme and Category One under the National Accessible Scheme will be considered for support.

The hotel must be professionally managed and ideally marketed and branded through a known product brand. In areas or circumstances where there is a compelling tourism needFile Size: 2MB. Sustainable tourism is not the same as eco-tourism or green tourism, which focus on conservation and the environment.

Rather than being a 'tourism product', sustainable tourism is a way of doing things. The aim is to protect and ensure the future of the local tourism industry. There are many clear benefits to sustainability including: cost savings.

Northern Ireland has just 15% of the island of Ireland’s tourism spend from overseas visitors. Inthe total spend from overseas visitors was £m in NI and £2,m in the Republic of Ireland.8 An additional £70m is spent by visitors from the Republic of Ireland.9 The tourism performance in was greatly assisted by the NI Abu Dhabi’s Competitive advantage: As Abu Dhabi continues its growth, it has managed to gain competitive advantage a customer base as well as on a product/service base and that is through enhancing the city’s infrastructure to reduce traffic, build a more environment friendly city (Masdar City), and the biggest yet to come, the metro.

Tourism NI is responsible for the development of tourism and the marketing of Northern Ireland as a tourist destination to domestic tourists, from within Northern Ireland and to visitors from the Republic of Ireland. Creating the conditions for sale through the a holiday destination and a basis for competitive advantage 4.

MARKET AND CONSUMER INSIGHT Delivery and application of relevant, timely and > Assist Fáilte Ireland and Tourism Northern Ireland with Industry market readiness.

Northern Ireland is aiming to capitalise on a predicted 20 years of sustained growth across global tourism. Recent tourism statistics have proved promising but action is now being taken to develop a tourism strategy to expanding tourism in Northern Ireland to compete in a highly competitive market, match global trends and adapt to customer attitudes.

Northern Ireland's tourism industry saw a rise in visitors and spending during the period that covered last summer.

Official figures for the year to. The Northern Ireland Executive’s long-term vision for tourism is to develop an industry valued at £1 billion by Both the Programme for Government (PfG) and the Northern Ireland Economic Strategy contain the interim target of increasing visitor numbers to m and revenue to £m by December One example of this, in which the Northern Ireland region was a partner, is the ReNEW project which has demonstrated that more t jobs could be created if NI moved to a circular economy.

“Northern Ireland tourism is coming from a different base than the Republic of Ireland or indeed England, Scotland and Wales. There is a great desire within the northern industry to grow and there is a pressure on us – and indeed the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and government – to support that growth.

The growth in. Working for Tourism NI provides our people with an opportunity to be involved in the development and promotion of local tourism at a strategic level. Tourism NI has business units specialising in many areas including marketing, industry development, product and experience development, finance, information technology, press and PR, digital.

No nation can rest on its laurels, though, in the competitive contemporary tourism world, and the tourist board of the Irish nation has thus recently been busy preparing new marketing projects related to Ireland’s tourism industry.

Tourism Ireland deals with the whole of the Irish nation, despite the political divisions which are well. Tourism spending in Northern Ireland could double to £2 billion a year and create up to 25, jobs with the help of a major new campaign.

A round £15m a year is set to go in to Tourism NI and. The Tourism Brand Ireland mark is a graphic device that is used to identify the island of Ireland as a holiday destination within a co-ordinated brand campaign.

Consistent use of the mark will build awareness and recognition with all our audiences. Click here to find out more about our brand and for guidelines on using the Ireland brand.

Getting to Northern Ireland. The easiest way to travel into Northern Ireland, if it is possible, is to aim for Belfast City. It is the capital city of Northern Ireland and is the area that all roads in the north eventually lead to.

For simplicity, the following section will be. Northern Ireland's tourism industry has recognised over 30 businesses at its annual awards.

The awards are organised by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB). The industrial decline in Northern Ireland has given rise to a high rate of unemployment (20%), and civil unrest has caused a reduction in holiday traffic.

In spite of this the service sector including tourism. Fodor's Essential Ireland with Belfast and Northern Ireland (Full-color Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides | Nov 3, out of 5 stars 1. A survey by the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce last month found that just 39 per cent of members are preparing for Brexit, compared to 60 per cent in the first quarter of the year.

SinceNorthern Ireland has devolved government within the United government and Parliament of the United Kingdom are responsible for reserved and excepted ed matters are a list of policy areas (such as civil aviation, units of measurement, and human genetics), which the Westminster Parliament may devolve to the Northern Ireland Assembly at some time in future.

Ireland’s deputy premier has predicted that Irish companies may move north of the border such is the “extraordinary” competitive advantage the Brexit deal offers the region.

Simon Coveney said the. Tourism Ireland has launched a new promotional campaign to encourage holidaymakers to visit Northern Ireland during the autumn and winter months. Inbound tourism expenditure in Northern Ireland Inbound tourism: spending on holiday visits to Northern Ireland 4.

Accommodation. The partition of Ireland (Irish: críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the process by which the Government of the (then) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland divided the island of Ireland into two separate polities. It took place on 3 May under the Government of Ireland Act The smaller of the two, Northern Ireland, was duly created with a devolved administration and forms part of.

The tourism industry in Ireland is now worth a huge €8 BILLION - and could grow even more despite "challenges" in like Brexit. The figure comes from the Irish Tourist.

Nevertheless, Peteraf and Barney () suggested that a company has a competitive advantage when it is able to create greater economic value than. Revenue has written to 90, business which had not registered for an economic operators registration and identification number.

This is a requirement for post-Brexit trade with Britain. Brands are recognized as inimitable superior value creating resources that can play a key role in achieving this advantage. Their effective building and management positively impacts long‐term competitive performance when brand loyalty has been achieved.