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How to Get to the New Exhibition Venue

Going Our Way? Rebekah Shirley and Dwayne Kerr (pictured right) prepare to welcome tens of thousands of bargain-hungry holidaymakers who will be making a dash to snap up the January sales at the 2016 Belfast Telegraph Holiday World Show in its new venue at Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, from tomorrow Friday to Sunday.

There's plenty of parking close by Titanic Exhibition Centre, but it's also easy to access by public transport: use Metro Services 26, 26B, 26C & Airport Express 600A/600B from Wellington Place in the city centre or travel by train to Titanic Quarter Station, then follow the signs to Titanic Belfast, a 15- minute stroll away.

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Chance to Win a Break in County Kildare

Why not kick back and relax in rural style with a three-night getaway to the heart of gorgeous Kildare?

To celebrate the region’s presence at Holiday World Belfast we're offering the chance to win a laid-back long weekend for two at Robertstown Holiday Village where guests will experience stunning views of outstanding and unique landscapes from The Plains of the Curragh to the Bog of Allen.

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Airports Come Together to Call for Removal of APD

All three local airports have stressed the negative effect of Air Passenger Duty (APD) when they made submissions to the Northern Ireland Affairs Select Committee at Westminster this week.

Belfast International Airport once again urged Stormont Ministers to grasp opportunities to develop direct tourism by being courageous enough to tackle (APD) while Brian Ambrose, Chief Executive of George Best Belfast City Airport said that the removal of the tax should be dealt with by Westminster.

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P&O Axes Loss-Making Troon Service

P&O Ferries has axed its service from Larne to Troon. The company says that after a comprehensive review of its options, it had decided to close its loss-making Larne-Troon route with immediate effect.

P&O has operated this additional seasonal route since 2003, but "the stark reality is that the company is continuing to make significant losses, and sadly the income from ticket sales is not sufficient to cover the annual vessel and port operating costs".

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Town Centre Agencies Make a Comeback

The trend back towards booking with a town centre travel agent is continuing with the opening of a number of new agencies.

Well known travel agent in Carrickfergus Mandy Taylor is back in business after taking a short time out for a work break.

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Third ABTA Earlybird Campaign Gets Underway

ABTA's Earlybird campaign was launched this week encouraging customers to book their holiday early with an ABTA Member.

This is the third year of ABTA's campaign which aims to reach millions of consumers during peak booking period and provide advice on some of the benefits of booking holidays earlier in the year.

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Lose Weight by Visiting the Big Apple

The destinations that lead to the biggest weight losses and gains among people deciding to holiday there have been revealed in a new poll by an online travel agency.

The study revealed more about UK travellers' eating habits on holiday and the effect of trips abroad on their waistlines.

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No Change in Travel Advice on Turkey

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has not changed its travel advice to Turkey despite the terrorist bomb which exploded in the popular tourist area of Sultanamet on Tuesday.

It does however say there is a high threat from terrorism, and is advising against all travel to within 10 km of the border with Syria and all but essential travel to a number of Provinces in the country.

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Gatwick Route Marks Ryanair's Return to Belfast

Ryanair this morning announced it will open a new base at Belfast International Airport, starting in March, with one based aircraft (an investment of $100m), and a four times daily service to London Gatwick.

The base at Belfast International will grow to three aircraft and five  more new routes from October 2016, expected to deliver more than a million new customers per annum and support 750 "on-site" jobs at Belfast International Airport. No decision has been taken yet on a destination for the five other routes, but Ryanair's David O'Brien hinted that some of them could be to Mainland UK rather than direct to Europe unless there was movement on APD. "Why should we fly three hours on a route when we can serve a route in one hour," he said.  He added that the airline would be talking to Government locally and discussing the options with Belfast International Airport in the next few months.

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'Lift the Yoke of APD' Says Ryanair and Belfast International

Belfast International Airport says the 750 new jobs that will be created as a result of Ryanair's decision to open a new base at the airport is "the best possible start to 2016 for Northern Ireland."

Now the onus is on local Government to deliver in order for Europe's biggest airline to deliver on new routes and connectivity. "We don't want money from the Government to help us with our route network, we just want them to stop taking money away from us," said Chief Commercial Officer of Ryanair, David O'Brien, referring to APD of £13 currently charged on flights from Belfast.

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Reality Star Ferne to Open New Look Holiday World

With just eight days to the opening of the new look Belfast Telegraph Holiday World at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the heart of Belfast's Titanic Quarter, glamorous globe-trotting reality star Ferne McCann has been announced as the personality who will open this year's event.

The sunny-natured celeb recently charmed television audiences as well as snakes during three eventful weeks in the Aussie jungle for 'I'm A Celebrity Get me Out Of Here'. Her adventures Down Under have renewed her taste for travel and the TOWIE star plans to pick up some holiday tips when she visits the Belfast show.

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