In Jamie's second article he examined the Titanic Quarter to assess how successful it has been as a tourist destination.
The Titanic quarter has certainly provided a facelift for this area of Belfast, but is it a good tourist destination? In this blog post I will the Titanic Quarter as a tourist destination.
What hotels are you able to stay in within the Titanic Quarter? Currently only one, the Premier Inn. This is unfortunate as it does not provide the range of choice that tourists require. Looking ahead there is outline planning permission secured for four more hotels providing an extra 750 rooms between 3 - 5 star ratings.
Transport within and to the area is very good in my opinion, as there are train, bus, cycling and walking connections. I believe that not only is the Titanic Quarter an architecturally beautiful place, but it is also a great tourist destination.
In this two part discussion, I have explored the architecture and the tourist offering within the Titanic Quarter. What of the future for Titanic Quarter - Is this the climax of the development?
No, the Titanic Quarter has many plans to expand and improve the area by developing more residential and employment opportunities, hotels and leisure facilities. With the many improvements still to come I believe the Titanic Quarter will not only be seen as a top destination in Belfast, but as a top destination in Northern Ireland and further afield.
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