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Northern Ireland Hospitality School

New hospitality training school launches offering guaranteed employment with three of Northern Ireland’s top hotels The Gallaher Trust has today announced the launch of the Northern Ireland Hospitality School offering enrollers the chance to gain a hospitality qualification and secure guaranteed employment with one of Northern Ireland’s top hotels. Over the next three years, The Gallaher Trust will invest almost £260,000 in supporting the Northern Ireland Hospitality School, a brand new … [Read more...]

MCKEEVER HOTEL GROUP BUYS DUNADRY HOTEL

COUNTY Antrim family business, McKeever Hotel Group has added to its portfolio of hotels with the acquisition of the Dunadry Hotel for an undisclosed sum. The addition of this 80 bedroom hotel with health, leisure and spa facilities now brings the company’s hotel collection to five as the McKeever Hotel Group successfully owns and operates; Corrs Corner Hotel, Newtownabbey; Dunsilly Hotel, Antrim; Adair Arms Hotel, Ballymena and Dillons Hotel, Letterkenny. It was bought from well known … [Read more...]

BALLYMENA BAKE OFF RAISES OVER £600 FOR NI HOSPICE

On Friday 21st October, we held our own version of the Bake Off in Ballymena in aid of our Charity of the Year NI Hospice. The whole team got together to compete with one another to win the award for star baker and raise money for NI Hospice. Each team member baked their goodies including; scones, buns, traybakes and cakes for the event. Guests were able to choose their favourites and enjoy the delicious treats along with tea and coffee. There was a great atmosphere in the hotel for this … [Read more...]

RACEVIEW MILL, BROUGHSHANE (A STOP ON THE WAY TO/FROM SLEMISH)

On Thursday we had the pleasure of visiting Raceview Mill in Broughshane. Only 3.1 miles from Adair Arms Hotel. A village very close to Slemish and somewhere a little bit different to stop and have a rest, coffee stop and shop. Adding to Ballymena's ever increasing offering for our tourists. Specialising in artisan foods and arts and crafts, guests are able to relax and enjoy all that is on offer. … [Read more...]

The Peoples Park

The People’s Park is situated a short walk from the town centre and Adair Arms Hotel. With its closeness to the town centre but quiet and tranquill setting, the peoples park truly is a gem and a great area for our guests to have a jog or walk if they please. The 45 acre urban park is used by locals and visitors alike, enjoying the beautiful scenery and closeness to nature it has to offer. The park has now gained the prestigious green flag award and the perineal flowers … [Read more...]