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Eighteen-Day Glasgow Comedy Festival Begins Today

Belfast's Neil Dougan and Martin Mor from Coleraine will perform at the packed Glasgow International Comedy Festival which hosts 420 shows across 42 venues.

Comedy fans from Northern Ireland are set to be impressed by Glasgow International Comedy Festival's line-up which begins today, with our very own celebrated comedians, Dougan and Mor hoping their jokes will 'stand-up' to international scrutiny.

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Sit Back and Relax with In-flight Hypnotherapy!

In-flight hypnotherapy will soon be available to help travellers on British Airways flights to start their journey to improved health and wellbeing from the comfort of their seats.

Now customers on long-haul flights, including the airline’s business class-only service to New York from London City, can take time out to sit back and relax while listening to a series of five, 30 minute wellbeing programmes recorded by UK hypnotherapist Mark Bowden.

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Biggest Ever Programme from Smaller Ship Cruise Line

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines, which this year has 11 cruise departures from Belfast, has announced that in 2017/18 its fleet of four smaller, more intimate ships - Balmoral, Braemar, Boudicca and Black Watch - will be visiting no fewer than 220 destinations in 70 countries around the globe, plus 118 areas of scenic cruising. The new 2017/18 itineraries will go on general sale from next week, from Friday, March 18.

Fred. Olsen will be sailing from a total of 10 convenient, regional UK departure ports in 2017/18 - Southampton, Dover, Harwich, Tilbury, Falmouth, Liverpool, Newcastle, Rosyth (for Edinburgh), Greenock (for Glasgow) and Belfast.

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Berlin, Milan, Among Seven New Ryanair Routes

New Ryanair routes to Berlin and Milan represent a "long-awaited breakthrough into the lucrative German and Italian markets and a cause for major celebration in Northern Ireland", according to Belfast International Airport Managing Director Graham Keddie.

Ryanair had promised to reveal five more routes from Belfast International when they next came back to Belfast, but at this morning's Press Conference in the Europa Hotel airline Chief Michael O'Leary announced the number of new Ryanair routes would in fact be SEVEN, the others being Krakow, Alicante, Lanzarote, Malaga and Tenerife.

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Global Entry to Benefit Travellers to US from Northern Ireland

A new initiative launched by United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will allow pre-approved, UK passport holders to gain expedited clearance upon arrival in the United States.

Speaking about the initiative, Consul General Daniel Lawton said: "The United States is a popular destination for Northern Ireland business and vacation travellers. This program can facilitate and boost travel between our two countries."

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Sale of Alcohol Could be Restricted - CAA

A surge in air-rage incidents in the past few days and weeks could force the sale of alcohol on flights to be restricted, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has warned.

The aviation regulator's Chief Executive, Andrew Haines said that the abuse of alcohol by a minority of disruptive passengers could lead to tighter limits for all air travellers.

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Extra Capacity to Ibiza from Belfast

Jet2 has announced additional summer flights from a number of UK airports including Belfast, to Ibiza, one of its most successful destinations.

As a result, it will be the biggest operator of weekly flights to the Balearic island from each of its UK airports.

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Airlines Downplay Effect of Brexit on Travel Sector

A British exit (Brexit) from the EU need not hurt the travel sector despite claims to the contrary from some low cost airlines like Ryanair and easyJet, say other carriers.

Willie Walsh, Chief Executive of British Airways' parent IAG, said a Brexit would not affect the group. Unveiling IAG's annual results, he said: "We've conducted a risk analysis of a decision to leave the EU and don't see any material risk to our business."

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Walk in the Footsteps of St Patrick

There's spectacular views, an exceptional outdoor exercise opportunity and even some traditional entertainment on offer to hundreds trek up Slemish Mountain this St Patrick’s Day next Thursday.

Mid and East Antrim Borough Mayor, Councillor Billy Ashe is urging everyone to come along and enjoy this challenging hike along the slopes where the Saint reputedly tended sheep.

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Still Time to Catch the Snow Express

Some of the best skiing in Europe is sometimes had at the tail end of the season, and this is particularly so in the top resort of Val d'Isere where the highest runs start at a mighty 3456m and the ski season continues right up until the first weekend of May. Skiers can enjoy long, sunny days with usually superb snow conditions.

According to ski experts at the resort, judging by present excellent snow levels, this promises to be a vintage season for spring skiing. In late March and April the snow crystals change in consistency, transforming the whole mountain into a giant piste.

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Spring Saver Deals to Canada from Dublin

Air Transat has announced some great value deals from Dublin to Canada as part of its spring savings promotion this month.

The special prices are available for bookings until March 11, 2016 inclusive, and are valid for travel on selected flights from May to October, 2016.

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