New ‘Point’ of Interest at Titanic Belfast

5th February

Corporate, Hospitality, NI Tourism Titanic Belfast's Head of Business and Leisure Sales and Chief Executive Judith Owens launch plans for Hickson's Point

Just Announced!

Hickson’s Point, a new shipyard themed hospitality space at Titanic Belfast, will open in March.

Inspired by one of the first ship builders in the city, Hickson’s Point will offer an authentic 1900’s public house setting, combining traditional music, entertainment, heritage décor and locally produced food for visitors to our world leading tourist attraction, as well as cater for a range of private and corporate events for up to 80 people.

Last year, Titanic Belfast was crowned the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction, experienced our busiest day to date and achieved significant growth from key markets. As such we believe 2018 will be a strong year and in preparation have transformed the annex space, adjacent to our iconic building, into our newest hospitality space, adding to our world-class offering.

Judith Owens, Chief Executive of Titanic Belfast, commented, “With increasing visitor numbers coupled with the global awareness of Northern Ireland’s incredible hospitality offering, we have invested in Hickson’s Point, an authentic setting which will enhance both our visitor experience and event offering. Not only will its shipyard fare build on one of the most popular themes in our galleries for visitors, but it will appeal to corporates, incentive travellers and tour operators for an array of events from breakfasts, drinks receptions to themed dining.”

Hickson’s Point is the latest development to our premier event suites, alongside two other venues, SS Nomadic, the last remaining White Star Line vessel and the 6,000 metre square Titanic Exhibition Centre.

Events at Titanic Belfast have gone to strength to strength over the past six years, hosting over 2,000 business and leisure events including G8 Summit Reception, BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Giro d’Italia Big Start and conferences across an array of sectors including Routes Europe 2017, European Federation of Animal Science to the World Conference of Credit Unions. We have also served guests including Her Majesty The Queen, TITANIC director James Cameron and Presidential Candidate and former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Plus we've lots more exciting events in the pipeline, including the recently announced BBC’s Biggest Weekend in May!

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