Northern Ireland Travel News Experiences The Open

Over 237,750 eager spectators will descend on the Causeway Coast for The 148th Open at Royal Portrush this weekend

From the local tourism and hospitality industry to schools, sports clubs and families, everyone has been invited to show their pride and excitement as the greatest golfers in the world, for the first time in nearly 70 years, battle it out, between July 18 – 21, for the prestigious Claret Jug over the Dunluce Links.

Northern Ireland Travel News were amongst a group of media who got to experience the hospitality at Royal Portrush ahead of the influx of visitors this weekend.

The recent Visitor Attitude Survey from Tourism NI reveals that a friendly welcome helped Northern Ireland meet and exceed the expectations of 97% of leisure visitors and an astounding 95% of out of state leisure visitors indicated they would recommend it to others.