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Belfast Declared Number One Region

Belfast and the Causeway Coast have been named the number one region in the world to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet, according to its collection of the best destinations and experience, published in October 24.

Tourism Ireland plans to take every opportunity to maximise this accolade for Northern Ireland over the coming months, with its promotional campaign to roll out in 14 different markets.

Welcoming the news, Niall Gibbons, CEO, Tourism Ireland, said, “The inclusion of Belfast and the Causeway Coast as the number one region in the world in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018 is wonderful news and will surely help to inspire travellers everywhere to put Northern Ireland on their holiday wish-list for next year.”