01 May 2009
Arlene Foster the Northern Ireland Minister for Tourism officially opened the new Belmore Court building along with Miss Northern Ireland, Judith Wilson and Robert Cully from the NITB
A major £2.5 million development of 30 new bedrooms was launched on Friday 1 May at 2.00pm. Flying in the face of recessionary gloom, Fermanagh-based hotelier Terry McCartney launched the new extension to theBelmore Court & Motel inEnniskillen – the only motel in the province – to a VIP audience including Tourism MinisterArlene Foster MLA; Howard Hastings, Chairman of the NITB; a select group of international tour operators; and current Miss Northern Ireland, Judith Wilson, who is a former receptionist at the motel.
Carrying the torch of Raymond’s entrepreneurial vision, son Terry has been planning the newly opened extension for four years. The latest development includes a welcome area with reception facility and lounge seating, where guests can check-in leisurely while having access to local tourist information.
Designed to be responsive to changing preferences in the marketplace and increasing consumer expectations, Terry has included a mix of doubles, triples, quad rooms and suites in the new complex. The development includes a mix of both superior and executive rooms, all larger than standard rooms, and fully furnished with extras, such as state-of-the-art flatscreen multi-channel televisions, iPod docking stations and free Wi-Fi.