Major award for Martin McCrossan City Tours

Martin McCrossan of City Tours in Derry picks up his award for Local Tourism Hero from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board's (NITB) Chief Executive, Alan Clarke at this year's Northern Ireland Tourism Awards.  The award acknowledged Martin's individual involvement and impact on local tourism.  The annual gala event, which celebrates and showcases the very best of Northern Ireland's local tourism industry and is organised by NITB in partnership with Diageo Northern Ireland,  also saw over thirty businesses, initiatives and events being awarded for their contribution to tourism.

Martin McCrossan of City Tours in Derry picks up his award for Local Tourism Hero from the Northern Ireland Tourist Board's (NITB) Chief Executive, Alan Clarke at this year's Northern Ireland Tourism Awards. The award acknowledged Martin's individual involvement and impact on local tourism. The annual gala event, which celebrates and showcases the very best of Northern Ireland's local tourism industry and is organised by NITB in partnership with Diageo Northern Ireland, also saw over thirty businesses, initiatives and events being awarded for their contribution to tourism.

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Martin McCrossan of City Tours (www.derrycitytours.com) has scooped yet another accolade, this time the prestigious Tourism Hero Award at this year’s Northern Ireland Tourism Awards.

This Tourist Board award acknowledges an individual’s involvement and impact in tourism in Northern Ireland. It’s another tribute to Martin`s driving force and commitment in the sector here. The award was presented to him at a gala ceremony in Belfast’s Waterfront Hall organised by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board in partnership 
with Diagio. Northern Ireland Tourist Chief Executive Alan Clarke made the presentation.

In his acceptance speech the popular Derry tour guide said it was a great privilege for him to receive this award from the leaders of tourism here.

Martin expressed thanks to everyone at NITB for all of the hard work that it has done to grow the number of visitors.

“I would like to thank everyone involved in tourism throughout the city and in Northern Ireland for the trust they have shown in pointing their many visitors to Martin McCrossan City Tours.”

All of the Martin McCrossan City Tours guides have been fully trained to the highest standard and are fully licensed and insured to look after the needs of visitors from all over the world. Martin and his guides exceed the expectations of all of their visitors and many of the visitors who have used their services have commented that this tour is the best tour on the island of Ireland.

Many tourists have commented on the fact that because the city is so compact, the walking tour is the best way to take in the city’s rich history and famous locations including the most historic building, St Columb’s Cathedral. Martin and his team look after many VIPs, corporate visitors and private groups who come to the North West. School and community groups are catered for and all size of groups are catered for. “Whether it’s Joe Soap or Hollywood star Will Ferrell you are guaranteed quality and the best tour,” commented Martin.

Martin McCrossan City Tours signature Walking Tours leave from 11 Carlisle Road every day at 10am, 12noon, 2pm and 4pm. Private groups can be met at any location and at any time that suits the group. All visitors are treated to 
complimentary tea or coffee after the tour. For further information email derrycitytours@aol.com or telephone 02871 271996.

MARTIN MC CROSSAN

CITY TOURS

AWARD WINNING TOURS

11 CARLISLE ROAD

DERRY CITY

BT48 6JJ

TEL 02871 271996

MOB 07712937997 www.derrycitytours.com

CERT APPROVED GUIDE

AATGI Association of Approved Tourist Guides of Ireland

Winner of :-

NITB Tourism Hero Award

Belfast Telegraph Making a Difference Award

Best Tourism Initiative

Gold Award for Best Tour Feature in Ireland

Derry City Council - Top Tour Guide Referral

C.I.E International Tourism Awards for Excellence

City Centre Business Awards

Business Excellence Awards