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Four Agents Bidding for Top Travel Consultant Title Revealed

One of the most keenly contested categories in the Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism awards will be decided in the next few weeks.

A team of specialist assessors from the Industry will be interviewing the four finalists who will be competing for the title, Travel Consultant of the Year, and the names of the four finalists have now been revealed! They are...

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International Airport Executive Shortlisted for World Award

Uel Hoey of Belfast International Airport has been shortlisted for a new international 'Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution to Routes Development’.

He is one of 12 people from the airline industry worldwide named today to be shortlisted for the honour in the World Routes Marketing Awards.

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AIR COACH


Prime Time TV Star to Host this Year’s Awards!

Prime time TV star Alexander Armstrong has been revealed as the celebrity guest and host of this year's 26th annual Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards.

The Awards, organised by Northern Ireland Travel News and held in association with  Blue Insurance, will be in the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa on Friday, October 20.

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WESTJET

NORWEGIAN


Hold the Front Page for Drew

It was literally a case of 'Hold the Front Page' for Drew Stewart, the popular Rep for upmarket operator Classic Collection last Friday.

Drew was given a surprise retirement send-off by his colleagues in the Travel Trade in Glasgow at which Drew was presented with a special customised Northern Ireland Travel News Front Page.

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AMERICAN HOLIDAYS


Belfast City and Dublin Airport Nominated for Prestigious Awards

Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Shannon airports have been nominated in the prestigious World Routes Marketing Awards 2017 which takes place in Barcelona in September.

George Best Belfast City Airport has been nominated alongside Cork and Shannon airports in the under four million passengers category, while Dublin Airport has been nominated in the category of over 25 million passengers.

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BIA


Travel News Flies the Flag at Family Fun Day

The Family Fun Day organised by the Irish Travel Industry took place recently at Wanderers Rugby Club grounds in Dublin.

The event again raised a tidy sum for a number of good causes in the Republic, and while the Northern Ireland Travel Trade didn't field a soccer team this year the Province was represented by Northern Ireland Travel News as one of the sponsors.

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HURTIGRUTEN


Dreamliner Luxury on Way to Windy City

From August 6 travellers to the US have been able to experience the world class travel experience of American Airlines' Boeing 787 Dreamliner on the airline's service between Dublin and Chicago.

The service, which runs until October 28, 2017, boasts a two-class cabin, enabling passengers to experience state-of-the-art amenities including AA's signature Business Suite, one of the roomiest in the industry.

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AMERICAN AIRLINES

Cut-Price Offer for Travel Agents at Mauritius Properties

Beachcomber Resorts and Hotels are offering a special deal for Travel Agents at properties in Mauritius.

During the month of September Beachcomber are offering a rate of just 85 Euro per person per night plus tax half board on four, five-star properties.

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BRITISH AIRWAYS

TRAVEL SOLUTIONS SKI


Taxpayers Alliance Call to Scrap APD

UK families are paying as much as £261 in holiday taxes alone when heading abroad, according to new research.

The survey, by Taxpayers Alliance has found that the average Briton heading abroad now pays £68.71 in taxes, and a family of four heading to Florida could pay as much as four times this amount.

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TRAVEL SOLUTIONS NCL

Airlines Close to Record Seat Occupancy Numbers

Airlines have witnessed the biggest growth in passenger traffic since 2005, according to new figures released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA).

The figures also show that airlines are flying with close to a record number of filled seats.

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STENA

Seven Seas Cruises for 2019-20 Go on Sale

The most inclusive luxury experience, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, yesterday unveiled its new 2019-20 voyages season, comprising 118 new sailings, departing from March 2019 to June 2020 aboard four of the world's most luxurious cruise ships, Seven Seas Explorer, Seven Seas Mariner, Seven Seas Voyager, and Seven Seas Navigator.

Travellers can choose among new, enriching and immersive itineraries that range from seven to 131 nights in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe, Alaska, Canada and New England, Bermuda and the Caribbean, South America, Asia and Australia and the South Pacific.

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INNSTANT


Warmer Cruising Campaign Cuts a Cool 40 per cent

Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines is also launching its new 'Warmer Cruising' campaign tomorrow August 16, August 2017, offering guests up to 40 per cent off a selection of 32 tempting cruises between October 2017 and March 2018, on bookings made up to October 18, 2017 inclusive.

Durations vary from 46 nights to shorter breaks of three and five nights - the perfect 'taster' cruise for those taking a holiday at sea for the very first time.

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AIR CANADA


Symphony Hits the Right Note on Belfast Visit

More than 30 local travel agents were hosted on board Crystal Symphony when the luxury cruise ship called at Belfast on Saturday.

The agents were guests of the Crystal team of Natalie Dorrington, Nan Short and Elaine Gillard.

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AMERICAN AIRLINES


BTTE 2017

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EMIRATES


AWARDS LAUNCH

Northern Ireland Travel and Tourism Awards Launch 2017 - in partnership with Blue Insurance


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