One year ago Titanic Belfast opened its doors to its 1st guest and one year on they have exceed all expectations, welcoming their 807,340th visitor by 31st March. And what a year it has been.
Everyone from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip to James Cameron and MTV have come to discover the world’s largest Titanic exhibition. In this time, it has had a hugely positive impact on the economy, bringing an additional 460,000 visitors to the city in 2012 specifically to see it, adding up to £54.3m to our tills in tourist expenditure and creating 970 full-time jobs.
Now that’s what we call a Titanic success. Here’s to many more to come.