Titanic Giveaway - free golden tickets up for grabs for locals

4 January 2018

Titanic Giveaway - free golden tickets up for grabs for locals

Titanic Belfast is again opening its doors to help locals beat the January blues by giving away complimentary tickets for local residents for the 14th January 2018.

Titanic Belfast’s NI Citizens’ Day event on 14th January will provide the opportunity for over 2,000 locals to visit or re-visit the world-class landmark right on their doorstep. Golden ticket winners will get the chance to enjoy the Titanic Experience, which tells the story of the Titanic, from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her famous maiden voyage and tragic end, as well as SS Nomadic, free-of-charge.

Judith Owens, Chief Executive of Titanic Belfast, said, “At Titanic Belfast, we have continued to go from strength to strength, having been awarded the title of World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards last year and are currently experiencing our busiest year to date - we know we couldn’t have done it without local support. To say thank you and to show our appreciation, we are throwing our doors open for ‘golden ticket’ winners on 14th January to encourage those who have or haven’t visited to be a tourist at home and enjoy the world-class experience on their doorstep!”

Tickets will be allocated via a prize draw. To enter to win these golden tickets to beat the January blues and experience one of the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction, visit www.titanicbelfast.com/citizensday and register before midnight 7th January. Winners will be notified week commencing 8th January 2018.

Described by The Guardian as "an inspiring testament to the Titanic and the city that built it", more than four million people from around the world have already visited Titanic Belfast since opening in 2012. For more information, visit www.titanicbelfast.com.

Notes to Editors

About Titanic Belfast
Titanic Belfast is an iconic six-floor building featuring nine interpretive and interactive galleries that explore the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Titanic, as well as the City and people which made her. It is the World’s Largest Titanic exhibition and was recently crowned the World’s Leading Tourist Attraction at the prestigious World Travel Awards 2016.

The building houses temporary exhibits, a banqueting suite, education and community facilities, catering and retail space, and a basement car park. Visitors learn about the construction of RMS Titanic and the wide and rich story of Northern Ireland’s industrial and maritime heritage.

Supported by the Northern Ireland Executive, Titanic Belfast is a unique public/private partnership funded by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, Belfast City Council, Belfast Harbour and Titanic Quarter Ltd. It is operated by Titanic Belfast Ltd and owned by the Titanic Foundation Ltd.

Useful links:
Titanic Belfast: www.titanicbelfast.com
Belfast City Council: www.belfastcity.gov.uk
Visit Belfast: www.visitbelfast.com   
Titanic Quarter: www.titanic-quarter.com/news-events
Tourism NI: www.tourismni.com  
Titanic Foundation Limited: www.titanic-foundation.org