The following resources may be useful to those working in the hospitality and tourism industries. Some are available to download freely, others require you to sign in as a member of the Federation.
The Joint Industry Code for the Responsible Promotion & Retail of Alcohol in Northern Ireland (2012)
A summary of licensing issues including alcohol in bedrooms, under-18 notices and promotions.
The legislation on liquor licensing for hotels and other premises.
A Powerpoint presentation from NITB on the difference between Classification and Certification.
An Excel spreadsheet to assist in working out your hotel score.
A Powerpoint presentation from Visit Scotland on how the scheme works.
Information on how a money change service can be run in hotels.
HM Revenue & Customs' guide to VAT in the hotel and other accommodation sectors.
Bathroom Cleaning Procedures to deal with influenza.
Floor & Carpet Cleaning Procedures to deal with influenza.
Presentation from Shauna O'Boyle from O'Reilly Stewart Solictors on the use of social media in the workplace.
An update on the latest employment law changes from O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors.
Summary sheet of 2013 tariff.
Information on a new licence required from PPL.
Presentation from Food Standards Agency on Allergen requirements.
A template form for guests to use when bringing food to your hotel - eg. a wedding cake.
Presentation from Eugene McKeever on how Corr's Corner adapted to Allergen requirements.
Presentation from Karen McMillan on the Allergen enforcement guidelines.
A presentation made on the Derry/Londonderry market in January 2016.
This is the presentation given by Ryan Haynes at the Selling Rooms seminar in September 2012. It looks at the wide range of distribution channels open to hotels and the related demands from customers. Available to Members only.
A study by Horatiu Tudori, Senior Lecturer, Lausanne Hotel School and Ryan Haynes, VP-Marketing at RateTiger on managing a wider distribution mix and optimising channel management.
Three videos from Safefood on how to implement Allergen changes in your hotel business.
managing digital risks in the leisure and hospitality industry
The national tourist organisation responsible for promotion of Northern Ireland throughout the island of Ireland.
Cross-border agency responsible for the promotion of the island of Ireland in Great Britain and all overseas areas.
The Irish Hotels Federation operates the irelandhotels.com site and represents hotels and guesthouses in the Republic of Ireland. NIHF works with IHF on a range of issues.
Representative body for the hospitality industry throughout mainland UK. NIHF is an associate member of the BHA and they represent our views at Westminster.
The Pubs of Ulster represents the licensed trade in Northern Ireland and has a Pub Finder section on its website.
Pilot survey of hotel performance in Northern Ireland for the 4th quarter of 2010.
Survey of hotel performance in Northern Ireland for the 3rd quarter of 2011.
Survey of hotel performance in Northern Ireland for the 2nd quarter of 2011.
Survey of hotel performance in Northern Ireland for the 4th quarter of 2011.
Updated report from the Federation on the state of the tourism industry and the potential for the future.
Survey of hotel performance in Northern Ireland for the 1st quarter of 2011.
Presentation from Sarah Duignan in February 2014 looking at the state of the accommodation sector and how Northern Ireland, Belfast and Derry-Londonderry are competing.
Presentation from Sarah Duignan in March 2013 looking at the state of the accommodation sector and how Northern Ireland, Belfast and Derry-Londonderry are competing.
A special O2 tariff for Members with unlimited calls to UK landlines and mobiles.
A list of alternative wedding venues with prices.
A look at Belfast hotel growth.
A look at the upcoming election.
Find a list of hotels.
Spring Marketing Campaign.
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