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Dalaman Turkey

Travel to Turkey – Ryanair to Fly Direct From Dublin to Coastal Dalaman This Summer

Have you always wanted to visit Turkey and the beautiful coastal town of Dalaman? The large Middle Eastern country has just gotten closer thanks to the latest travel news from Ryanair. Bringing the world closer to Ireland, the airline has launched its first ever flights from Dublin to Turkey and also from Bratislava to Turkey. …

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You Can Fly Direct to China This Summer With Hainan Airlines

We’re being spoiled for choice lately with a number of new direct flights to long-haul destinations, including a new Hong Kong flight with Cathay Pacific and numerous US destinations. Now, 5-star airline, Hainan Airlines, is due to begin a new direct route from Dublin to Beijing this summer. Taking off on June 12th, there will …

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Minister Brendan Griffin and Tourism Ireland Prepare For Irish Tourism Post-Brexit

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Brendan Griffin, met with the Tourism Ireland team in London in preparation for Brexit and the implications for the Irish market. They discussed the implications of Brexit on the travel, and also examined steps taken by Tourism Ireland to ensure Ireland defends its share of this most competitive …

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Tourism Ireland

Tourism Ireland Unveils New Strategy to Grow Tourist Numbers From The US

Tourism Ireland and Tourism Minister Brendan Griffin have unveiled a new strategy to grow tourist numbers from the United States. The US is the second-largest market for tourism to Ireland, with 1.83 American visitors coming to Ireland in 2017. Looking to the future, the aim is to welcome 2 million American visitors per year by …

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Manning Travel And Tour America Win Big at Annual Travel Industry Awards

Manning Travel and Tour America were crowned ITAA Travel Agencies of the Year 2018 at the annual Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with Aer Lingus on Thursday, January 25th. The prestigious awards gala took place in the elegant surrounds of the Mansion House, Dublin, and was attended by over 500 travel and tourism professionals …

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The Airline of Love – Irish Newlyweds Join Emirates For Magical Eastern Honeymoons

Emirates has revealed that more Irish newlyweds are jumping at the chance to experience long-haul destination honeymoons. For the second year in a row, the airline reports a significant rise in honeymoon bookings from Ireland, with Enda Corneille, country manager for Emirates in Ireland commenting: “According to the CSO2, there were 22,626 marriages in Ireland …

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Madrid to Dublin – Tourism Ireland’s New Campaign Targets 7 Million Spaniards

Tourism Ireland has teamed up with Iberia Express in order to promote flights to Dublin from Madrid and to grow tourist numbers from Spain. The campaign is highlighting Dublin as the perfect winter city break destination and is targeting 7 million Spaniards. Throughout the campaign, Tourism Ireland will be working closely with airlines and airports …

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Ryanair Launches its Summer 2018 Schedule With New Route to Malta

Ryanair has unveiled its summer 2018 schedule from Belfast, with a new twice-weekly route to Malta set to take off. A total of 14 routes will operate from Belfast International Airport next year, including the new Malta route. Other destinations include Milan, Berlin and London. Ryanair also annouced that their Belfast to London service will …

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Travel Deals

JFK Bound – WOW Air Announce New Dublin to New York Route For 2018

WOW air, Iceland’s low-cost airline, have improved our Travel Tuesday by announcing a new Dublin to New York JFK route, which will be taking off in April 2018. Prices for the new WOW air route, which will fly via Reykjavik, will start from as low as €129.99 one-way. The airline will begin flying to JFK …

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Surf The Skies – A New ‘All You Can Fly’ Airline is Coming to Dublin Next Year

A new ‘All you can Fly’ airline is coming to Dublin next year with the aim to cater for increased air travel demand once Britain leaves the European Union. Surf Air will be providing an unlimited travel service for a set monthly fee, with passengers being able to arrive at the airport just 15 minutes …

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Take a Peek Inside Singapore Airlines’ New Enviable First Class Luxury Suites

Singapore Airlines may have just completely redefined luxury in the sky with their newly revamped fleet of aircraft. Catering for four classes of passenger, the new aircraft will have six Singapore Airlines Suites, 78 Business Class seats, 44 Premium Economy seats and 343 Economy Class seats. Each of the first class suites will feature a …

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Overtourism

The Issue of Overtourism And The Need to Change Our Travel Habits

Picture this: You’re standing in front of a famous tourist attraction, the main reason for your visit to a city, and you can’t even enjoy what you’re looking at. Why? Because there are about 100 other people clamouring to get to the front of the crowd to take their precious selfie for social media before …

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Passengers Left Stranded After UK Airline Monarch Ceases Trading

There’s bad news for tourists as Monarch Airlines has ceased trading, leaving 110,000 customers stranded abroad and a further 300,000 future bookings being cancelled. In a statement, CAA chief executive Andrew Haines said: “We know that Monarch’s decision to stop trading will be very distressing for all of its customers and employees. “This is the biggest …

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Dream Job

Dream Job Alert – Want to Get Paid to Travel the World?

Imagine spending your days travelling the globe and not having to worry about the price of your plane ticket? Well then, Ryanair could hold the key to your dream job. The airline is currently hiring hundreds of new Cabin Crew members as part of a larger expansion plan for the company. Ryanair’s recruitment company Dalmac …

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Visit Beijing in 2019 and Experience the World’s Largest Airport Terminal

The terminal for the new Beijing Airport, currently known as the Beijing Daxing International Airport, is set to become the world’s largest airport terminal. The airport, which is located 46 kilometers south of Beijing’s city centre, will relieve pressure from the over-crowded Beijing Capital International Airport. Designed by celebrated architect, Zaha Hadid, the plans were first …

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