FIVE BEST BITS OF BEAUTIFUL BALI

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KAREN WALLACE travelled to Bali to discover what the Indonesian island has to offer inquisitive tourists…

When you step off a plane and smell the fragrance of frangipanis, hear the gamelan’s melodic riff, and see bright colours all around, you know you’ve landed on the tropical Indonesian island of Bali.

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CONCIERGE OF THE YEAR FOR FITZWILLIAM HOTEL

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The Fitzwilliam Hotel’s Concierge, Gerard McCavanagh, has been awarded ‘Concierge of the Year 2016’ by industry peers at the annual Les Clefs d’Or Ireland gala ball…

The Clefs d’Or concierges, also known as The Golden Keys, can be identified by the crossed Golden Keys on their uniform lapels and are known across the globe as your guarantee that you are in the care of a professional, dedicated to maximising the potential of your visit.

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EASYJET ADDS 155,000 EXTRA SEATS FROM BELFAST!


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EasyJet has today announced that it has added over 155,000 summer seats from Belfast to London, Malaga, Alicante, Faro, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Palma, Ibiza and Split, taking the total number of easyJet seats available from Belfast over the summer season (March 26 – October 28) to over 3 million for the first time ever…

The airline said it “continues to see strong growth at Belfast” and now has a network of 28 destinations including a new service to Dubrovnik which launches on May 14 this year.

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‘FIVER FEVER’ WITH STENA LINE – BOOK NOW!

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They say a fiver doesn’t take you far these days! Well ferry company Stena Line disagrees! Their brand new Fiver Fever fare will take you across the Irish Sea, to Scotland or England, for a fun adventure that won’t break the bank – but be quick as you only have three days to bag a bargain!

Leading ferry company Stena Line clearly has that ‘Friday feeling’! With the launch of their Fiver Fever fare giving customers the chance to purchase a special £5 single foot passenger ticket to Liverpool or Cairnryan.

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NEW DAILY SERVICE FROM BELFAST TO ISLE OF MAN!

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Eastern Airways yesterday began a new service from Belfast City to the Isle of Man…

The UK regional airline has introduced a new daily return service to the Isle of Man with onward connection to Newcastle.

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NEW CITY OF DERRY-STANSTED SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED!

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BMI regional has announced that it will begin twice daily flights from City of Derry Airport and London Stansted on Sunday March 26…

The new service will include two return flights each day, except for Saturdays which will have one flight each way.

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NORWEGIAN CONFIRMS TWO NEW BELFAST-US ROUTES STARTING FROM JUST £69!!

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Low-cost airline Norwegian is launching its first ever flights from Belfast – and the airport’s only direct transatlantic links – with a series of groundbreaking low-cost routes to the USA starting from just £69…

From July this year, Norwegian will commence two never before seen routes from Belfast International Airport, offering five weekly flights direct to the greater New York and Boston areas.

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NORWEGIAN AIR SET TO CONFIRM NEW BELFAST-US FLIGHTS TODAY

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There has been speculation for months that low-cost carrier Norwegian Air will begin flights between Northern Ireland and the United States…

According the BBC NI, full details will be announced later, however the news outlet has speculated that the operator has been looking at services to airports near New York and Boston.

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THOMAS COOK TO CLOSE 39 STORES

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Thomas Cook has announced that it is set to close 39 of it’s retail stores across the UK…

The move comes after the operator closed 28 high street stores between October and December last year.

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TITANIC BELFAST SAYS ‘HELLO & WELCOME’ TO WILLIAM HARLAND!

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William Harland, aged 13 whose great, great, great, great uncle was owner of the Harland and Wolff Shipyard that built the RMS Titanic, recently travelled to Northern Ireland to visit the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience, Titanic Belfast.

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William arrived in Belfast and was greeted by the signature ‘H&W’ yellow cranes, abbreviated for his family’s surname, Harland and Wolff, or as locals joke ‘Hello and Welcome’.

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