Derry's reputation as a must-see intermational destination is growing year on year and Colum is right at the heart of promoting his home city.

Colum shares the great pride of the people of Derry as the city welcomes an increasing number of visitors each year.He believes that sustained tourism growth is a key economic driver for the city and one of the most important aspects of the legacy of Derry's City of Culture year.

Derry has been right at the heart of Irish history and culture down through the centuries and it is only fitting that it is at the very centre of the island's thriving tourism industry. 

Colum is working to ensure that Derry plays host to an ever growing number of world class events and to help build on the city's national and international reputation as a great place to visit.