Tag Archives: UK

ADDITIONAL SAILINGS ON BELFAST-LIVERPOOL ROUTE

Leading ferry company Stena Line has announced that due to very high seasonal demand, they are introducing additional morning sailings in July on the Belfast to Liverpool route… The additional sailings will be added on Monday July 10 and 17 … Continue reading

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TRAVEL INDUSTRY CALLS FOR SWIFT ACTION AFTER ‘LEAVE’ VOTE

The Travel Industry is calling for swift action from the government to lessen the negative impact of Britain’s vote to leave Europe.

.. AS the pound plummets to its lowest level since 1985, industry leaders say it’s vital the government acts … Continue reading

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‘HARD BORDER’ WILL RETURN IF UK LEAVES EU SAYS TAOISEACH

Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny has delivered a stark warning that a vote to leave the EU could result in the return of a “hard border” with Northern Ireland… Describing the June 23 vote as the most important since the passing … Continue reading

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BREXIT FUELS DEMAND FOR IRISH PASSPORTS

The EU referendum is reportedly fuelling a surge in applications for Irish passports in the UK… ACCORDING to Sky News, figures reveal a 25% increase in the number of applications being made from the UK.

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THAMES EYE VIEW OF THE CITY SIGHTS

Northern Ireland Travel News’ Editor BRIAN OGLE sampled a luxurious Thames River Cruise with Bateaux London… What better way to enjoy the sights of London than to escape the exhaust fumes, hustle, bustle and clamour of the city streets, and … Continue reading

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David Cameron will abandon his plans to build a third runway at Heathrow airport, according to a senior Cabinet minister… JUSTINE Greening, the International Development Secretary, does not believe the government will go ahead with its plans to expand Heathrow.

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UK’S MOST POPULAR TOURIST ATTRACTIONS REVEALED

London’s British Museum remained the UK’s most popular attraction in 2015 as the country’s top tourist sites welcomed more visitors than the previous year… Some 124.4 million visits were made to 230 Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (Alva) sites last … Continue reading

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UK Airports Punctuality At Five Year Low

Punctuality at UK airports dipped to a five-year low last summer as passenger numbers rose to record levels.

.. According to the latest figures from the Civil Aviation Authority, overall on-time performance at 24 UK airports dropped from 76% to 73% … Continue reading

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Brexit Fears Cause UK Rush For Irish Passports

According to Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs, the number of British-born people applying for Irish passports on the basis of their ancestry has risen sharply in the past year, just as the debate over the UK’s potential withdrawal from the … Continue reading

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CULTURE, HERITAGE AND HISTORY

ANDREA MCVEIGH visits the Stafford Hotel and finds out why it’s one of the best hotels in London… WHEN it comes to location in London, the SW1A postcode has the best claim to culture, heritage, history and everything that truly … Continue reading

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