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Could Titanic Belfast be the best attraction in Europe?

Titanic Belfast’s Jason Gilliland, Tim Husbands and Ellen Fitzsimmons celebrate the attraction's European nomination

TITANIC Belfast has been nominated alongside Buckingham Palace, La Sagrada Familia, the Eiffel Tower, the Acropolis and the Roman Colosseum to become Europe’s leading visitor attraction at this year's World Travel Awards.

And what is the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience becomes the first-ever nomination form Northern Ireland int he 23-year history of these prestigious 'tourism Oscars'.

But to prove that Northern Ireland is home to Europe’s leading tourist attraction, the iconic Titanic Belfast needs local support.

Titanic Belfast chief executive Tim Husbands MBE said: “We are absolutely thrilled to be nominated for Europe’s best tourist attraction. After only four years in operation, be recognised alongside previous winners and iconic European landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower and the Roman Colosseum and noted as one of them, is a true honour.

"We know what we offer at Titanic Belfast is special, something our city and country can be proud of, and deserves to be recognised on a worldwide stage! To do so, we need you help – please vote and help us be crowned Europe’s leading tourist attraction!”

Since opening in 2012, Titanic Belfast has established itself as a world-class attraction on the local, national and international stage, having welcomed over 2.8 million visitors.

It was recently included in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist of 500 of the world's most striking locations, featuring everything from imposing temples to hidden gems, after only three years in operation and was named the ninth best rated museum in the UK Travellers’ Choice awards, announced by TripAdvisor.

To vote for Titanic Belfast as Europe’s leading tourist attraction visit worldtravelawards.com/vote-for-titanic-belfast-europes-leading-tourist-attraction-2016 before July 20

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