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Flights for Christmas shopping trips to Prague and Vienna launched TODAY

Two dedicated Christmas market trips from Belfast International Airport to Prague and Vienna have been launched.

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Enjoy a golf break at the Slieve Donard

For the Costas to Corfu - there’s some bargain breaks for all

BELFAST: Shop in the city, Clayton Hotel, from £122. Discover Belfast and shop ‘til you drop. Enjoy an overnight bed and breakfast in the city centre, a Champagne cocktail on arrival, £10 Victoria Square gift voucher and use of the leisure facilities including swimming pool. Offer valid until December 31. To book call (028) 90 328511.

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Hannon Coach has put forward a proposal to improve options for leisure travellers between Belfast and Londonderry

Bus company promise to make Belfast to Londonderry journey faster

A private bus company that wants to introduce a new direct service between Belfast and Londonderry says they will be complementing Translink’s existing service rather than competing with it.

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Brewer Andrew Dickson at the Meantime Brewery in Greenwich, which is one of the breweries recognised by travel guide Lonely Planet as among the world's best for visitors

Lonely Planet celebrates the cream of UK breweries

Breweries across the UK have been recognised by travel guide Lonely Planet as among the world's best for visitors.

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Billionaire Mordashov's 40 million super yacht

In pictures: £40m yacht glides into Belfast

Check out this stunning yacht belonging to one of the world's richest men - Billionaire Alexei Mordashov.

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The Golden Gate Bridge

Gleaming fringes of the Golden State

Everyone loves a bit of sightseeing, and there’s nothing like that first moment you clap eyes an iconic landmark that you have only previously seen on TV or in print.

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The Hedges Hotel, Co Antrim

Hideaway at the Dark Hedges or relax in the sun with these offers

CO FERMANAGH: Spring midweek escape, Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges, from £105pps. Offer includes two nights midweek stay (Sun-Thurs), cooked breakfast each morning, four-course dinner one evening. Valid until 30 June. To book call (028) 6632 3481.

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The Lighthouse Keeper's Cottages at St John's Point, Co Donegal

Lighting the way: A unique stay in Donegal

Growing up, I yearned to live in a lighthouse. I fancied extreme Crusoe-like seclusion, penning romantic elegies and enjoying vigorous sea breezes.

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Flight delay

Most common reason for flight delay compensation revealed

Was your flight delayed over the Easter break? If you’ve been sat twiddling your thumbs in the departure lounge over the holidays and hoping for a pay out your claim will be more successful if the delay is due to a technical glitch according to latest research.
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Belfast International Airport

Air passenger duty an anchor on tourism growth says Airport boss

Air passenger duty (APD) is acting like an anchor on tourism growth in Northern Ireland, an airport boss has told a major airline conference in Belfast.

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Video: National Trust open event at Carrick-a-Rede

The Fisherman’s cottage restoration at Carrick-a-Rede helps  cast a net into the past for the future

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Enjoy a short break in Palma

Enjoy an Easter break at home or abroad with these great offers

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Ryanair

Ryanair urges 'certainty' to secure future of some flights after Brexit

Ryanair has warned flights between the UK and the European Union may be suspended even if an aviation deal is reached in Brexit negotiations.
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BBC Big Painting finalist Jennifer Morrow (second from left) helped Hillsborough sculptor Ngaire Jackson officially open Belshaws Quarry Sculpture Park. Also pictured are Richard Rodgers (far left) from The Alpha Programme and Groundwork NI, and John Belshaw, Chairperson of Whitemountain & District Community Association who commissioned the eight sculptures. Pic by Jonathan Clark

Lisburn’s new sculpture park opens to public

Local artist Jennifer Morrow and Hillsborough sculptor Ngaire Jackson were among the guests at the grand opening of Lisburn’s newest tourist attraction at the weekend.

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Beautiful Dubrovnik

Enjoy a week in Dubrovnik or a mini-break in Palma, Majorca

Check out these late deals

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Enjoy a Suite Treat at the Manor Country House Hotel

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LANZAROTE: From Belfast, March 30, Be Live Lanzarote Beach, Costa Teguise 3 Star, AI, 7 nights from £689pp. To book visit www.firstchoice.co.uk or visit your nearest Thomson Shop.

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Chamonix

More Mont Blanc for your buck

“Everyone comes here for the freeriding,” our ski instructor Christophe says, as we join the masses for the first lift to open, “they all want to make the first runs in the powder”.

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Enjoy a break at the Everglades Hotel and tee off at Castlerock Golf Club

Cruise to the Greek Islands or enjoy a spot of golf in Castlerock

COSTA BLANCA: From Belfast, March 30, Hotel Levante Club, Benidorm, 4 Star, AI, 7nights from £489pps. To book visit www.thomson.co.uk or visit your nearest Thomson Shop.

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Enjoy a short break at The Whistledown Hotel

Bargains galore trom the Canaries to Co Down

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Monteverde cloud forest

Game for adventure in Costa Rica

My heart is pounding as I shuffle towards the end of a narrow platform suspended 150 feet above the lush green canopy of Monteverde’s Cloud Forest.

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