BRING YOUR BOOTS AND GO COUNTRY!

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Nashville in Concert at the SSE Arena was a sell-out, with the super fans of the show snapping up the tickets as soon as they went on sale. LAUREN DEEGAN of Northern Ireland Travel News was among a selection of lucky Travel Trade attendees invited to the sell-out show in Belfast recently…

I was super excited to be invited to attend the concert as I had missed out on getting my hands on some tickets when they went on sale… my aunt and I are both huge country music fans (and she is an even bigger fan of the show than me) so I was thrilled to be able to bring her!

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THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD ACCORDING TO INSTAGRAM

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The tourists and their selfies have spoken! So which popular landmarks have made the cut?
 

With summer holidays just around the corner, the excited tourist within us all is gearing up for a season full of culture, great food, sunshine and sightseeing. As our holidays arrive we are prepared to document the whole journey through our mobile phones; sharing our inspirational travels across our social media platforms.

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Jet2holidays celebrates 10 years at Belfast International

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It all began with the very first holiday customers in June 2007, and yesterday Jet2holidays celebrated its 10th anniversary at Belfast International Airport with customers and staff….

To mark the occasion, Jet2holidays staff and Belfast International Airport staff cut a specially created cake which was handed out to departing customers.

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WINNERS OF THIS YEARS TRAVEL MEDIA AWARDS ANNOUNCED!

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Stena Line, Emirates, Blue Insurance and the Europa Hotel, Belfast were just some of the top travel favourites to take home awards from this year’s Travel Media Awards, which took place in the five-star Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin today…

Stena Line, Emirates, Blue Insurance and the Europa Hotel, Belfast were just some of the top travel favourites to take home awards from this year’s Travel Media Awards, which took place in the five-star Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin today.

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AIRPORT READY FOR 2.3 MILLION SUMMER RUSH!

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Belfast International Airport is expected to deal with a record 2.3 million passengers between now and the end of September…

The peak months of July and August will see the Airport welcome over 1.2 million passengers through its doors en route to and from a wide range of UK and international points.

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GOLFING ON THE WESTERN CAPE!

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June 2017 ‘An Agent Abroad’ winner, Golf enthusiast KALLAM CRAIGS from Chaka Travel, says South Africa’s Western Cape needs to be seen to be truly appreciated…

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Where to start! What a trip, what a country, what a dream! It’s an understatement to say the pictures don’t do South Africa’s Western Cape justice, it needs to be seen to be truly appreciated.

Our trip started in Cape Town, where we enjoyed the first of many fabulous dinners, at the Radisson Blu in the V&A Waterfront area. The V&A Waterfront is the perfect location to start a trip in Cape Town, with a wide range of top quality hotels, bars, restaurants and shops all with stunning views of the harbour and Table Mountain.

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‘GEAR UP’ FOR DRIVING ABROAD THIS SUMMER!

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With summer just around the corner, many holidaymakers may be planning to pack up their car and head to the continent for a self-drive holiday…

However, as European driving laws can sometimes vary significantly when compared to those in the UK, many drivers may feel uneasy at the thought of getting behind the wheel.

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SKY’S THE LIMIT FOR NEW ICELANDAIR SERVICE!

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At Belfast City Airport today to launch the new Icelandair route from Belfast City Airport to Reykjavik are Brian Ambrose, Chief Executive of Belfast City Airport, and Arni Gunnarsson, CEO of Air Iceland Connect. The year-round service began yesterday and will operate three times a week, offering great connections at Keflavik International Airport in Iceland to destinations in the US and Canada through Icelandair‘s network

The sky could literally be the limit for the new three times weekly Belfast-Reykjavik service which began yesterday morning. (June 1)…

Half of the passengers on board the first incoming flight from the Icelandic capital were North Americans, a figure which bodes well for Icelandair’s strategy in selling the route, not just as a point to point service, but as a gateway to 18 destinations in the US and Canada.

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3i TAKES OWNERSHIP OF BELFAST CITY AIRPORT!

belfast_01A fund managed by 3i Group plc (“3i”) has today taken ownership of George Best Belfast City Airport…

3i is a leading international investment manager focused on mid-market private equity and infrastructure. Its head office is based in London and its core investment markets are northern Europe and North America.

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STENA LINE APPOINTS DIANE POOLE AS TRAVEL COMMERCIAL MANAGER – IRISH SEA SOUTH

img_9671Stena Line has appointed Diane Poole OBE as the new Travel Commercial Manager in Business Region Irish Sea South. In her new role, Diane will report to Ian Davies, Trade Director for the region…

Diane is one of Ireland’s most highly respected figures within the travel and tourism industry and has over 30 years’ experience across the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

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