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BELFAST HARBOUR’S CRUISE SHIP TERMINAL ONE STEP CLOSER!

A new £15 million cruise ship terminal at Belfast Harbour is one step closer to being a reality as a planning application – submitted last year for a “multi-purpose facility for berthing of cruise ships” – is scheduled to be … Continue reading

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‘SEA’ IS FOR CULTURE – TOP TEN CRUISES FOR CULTURE LOVERS!

Whether it’s learning to cook Pad Thai and Tom Kah Kai in Vietnam; getting lost in a bustling street market in India; listening to Sir Ranulph Fiennes deliver inspiring and educational words whilst cruising across the Atlantic; seeing the works … Continue reading

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‘WATER’ WELCOME ON DUTCH RIVER CRUISE

By Award winning Travel Writer John Trew… I FELT REALLY at home during my recent Dutch Bulbfields Cruise when I spotted something surprising that nearly made my wee heart burst with pride — it was the familiar flag of the … Continue reading

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NEAR PERFECT HARMONY!

By PATRIC BAIRD on board Harmony of the Seas… ROYAL Caribbean has a brand new addition to its 25-strong fleet – weighing in at 226,963-GRT and with a length of 1188 feet, Harmony of the Seas is not only Royal … Continue reading

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Perfect Harmony Lives Up to All Expectations

Harmony of the Seas’ statistics are impressive, writes Northern Ireland Travel News’ PATRIC BAIRD. Royal Caribbean’s newest addition to their fleet of cruise ships stands higher than the Washington Monument, has more boroughs than New York City and more works … Continue reading

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Cruise Industry Boosting Irish Tourism

Ireland is well on its way to recording its tenth successive year of cruise liner growth… THE good news came as Dublin and Cobh, County Cork confirmed busy schedules with cruise liners visiting Ireland from April until next December.

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Dublin Port Aims For Bigger Slice Of Cruise Market

A new marketing and development agency is to put Dublin Port on the leisure map by boosting the number of high-spending cruise ship passengers visiting the city… THE Dublin Port Company wants to establish the capital as the main port … Continue reading

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CRUISE DIRECT FROM BELFAST THIS SUMMER!

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is ‘bringing the world closer’ to Northern Ireland cruisers in Summer 2016, with two exciting itineraries from Belfast aboard 880-guest ship, Boudicca… Guests can choose from a nine-night ‘Classic Norwegian Fjords’ cruise, departing on July 23, … Continue reading

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Cruise Companies Cancel Turkish Ports Of Call



Top cruise companies have cancelled calls at Turkish ports amid security fears.

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Hurtigruten Heads For The Amazon Rainforest, Canada And The World’s Longest Fjord

From 2017, Hurtigruten’s expedition ships will sail to Viking settlements and the national parks of Newfoundland, explore the World’s largest fjord complex in Greenland, undertake Hurtigruten’s first ever inland voyage along the Amazon and travel along the Panama canal…

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