NI HOSPITALITY AND WATER
10 April 2018
Lonely Planet describes Northern Ireland as ‘an exploding food scene, hip cities and the stunning Causeway Coast’.
Rough Guide says, ‘Northern Ireland offers a diversity of attractions. Belfast now rivals any of the UK’s capital cities, but in addition, the country manifests superb natural heritage, remarkable cultural treasures, out-door activities in abundance and an increasingly vibrant food and music scene’.
Colin Neil, Chief Executive of Hospitality Ulster explains, “Pubs, restaurants, hotels, clubs, Northern Irelands Hospitality sector is buzzing and growing and we need to keep it that way. Tourism is targeted to double by 2030 and our fast-evolving hotel landscape will see around 1,500 new hotel rooms added this year.
Colin continues, “Every hospitality venue, now and in the future, relies on infrastructure. Quality water supply and waste water are arguably the most vital of all, so Hospitality Ulster has teamed up with NI Water to make sure that our members have the most up to date advice and help on all things water.”
Des Brown from NI Water comments, “Much of what NI Water does takes place underground or out of sight and as a result water and wastewater are far from top of mind for many businesses. Working with Hospitality Ulster gives us a great opportunity to keep hospitality businesses up to date on how they can reduce both costs and risks through gaining water efficiencies, understanding water fitting regulations, ensuring good practice in disposing of Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) and making use of leakage allowances that may be available.”