A local partner, Causeway Coast and Glens Heritage Trust, received the second price at the award ceremony in Belfast last week. The Économusée project and CCGHT were "Highly Commended" for their focus on business development, job creation and training of young people. After the ceremony, the Government Minister for Tourism told the project that she "expected to see much more of" them.
You can read more about the winners of the Northern Ireland Tourism Award in the 2011 Winners' Brochure.
In similar news, the North Atlantic Cooperation (NORA) has picked the Économusée project to be signposted as "Best practice".
The Programme Secretariat congratulates the project.