All posts tagged "Dubai"

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    Emirates Holidays Launches in Ireland

    Emirates Holidays, an international holiday company specialising in tailor-made, premium holiday packages to Dubai and beyond, has...

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    Win a Luxury Holiday with Business Class Flights on Emirates

    Win a luxury holiday to Dubai with Business Class flights as Emirates celebrates five years flying from...

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    Four Travel Agents, One Direction!

    One Direction may have been delayed getting to Dubai and late taking to the stage, and the concert may have been stopped for half an hour for security reasons, but Stella Grant, O’Hanrahan Travel; Lynne Casey, Fahy Travel; Lorraine O’Connor, Travelfox; Donna McGann, Eimer Hannon Travel; and Rob Macdonald, Emirates, all enjoyed...

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    Four Agents Off to See One Direction in Dubai with Emirates

    The four lucky winners of the Emirates’ trade competition to see One Direction live in concert on the 4th April in Dubai are Stella Grant, O’Hanrahan Travel (Ulster); Donna McGann, Eimer Hannon Travel (Leinster); Lynne Casey, Fahy Travel (Connaught); and Lorraine O’Connor, Travel Fox (Munster).   The agents will be hosted in an exclusive private box at...

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    New Eurowings Set for Takeoff with €99 Fare to Dubai

    Lufthansa Group choose ITB Berlin to announce the latest changes to its ever growing airline family within the aviation world.   The new-look airline will operate under the Eurowings brand but will be flown under the air operator certificate (AOC) of Sun Express Deutschland using the latter’s cockpit and cabin crews. It...

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    Irish Visitor Numbers to Dubai Up 8.1 Per Cent

    Dubai welcomed 11,629,578 guests in 2014, a 5.6 per cent increase on 2013, while Irish visitor numbers increasing by 8.1 per cent to 51,047 last year, compared to 47,201 in 2013.   Ian Scott, Director UK & Ireland, Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, said: “The 2014 figures demonstrate healthy year-on-year...

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    See One Direction in Concert in Dubai

    How would you like to be one of four lucky winners flying Business Class with Emirates to Dubai to enjoy a live concert by One Direction? You will have access to an exclusive private box at the Sevens Stadium in Dubai to see Niall, Harry and the boys perform on stage.   To...

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    Dubai Fam with Classic Resorts and British Airways

    Classic Resorts hosted a recent agent fam trip to Dubai in conjunction with British Airways. Eight agents flew in Club World on BA (which was a welcome experience!) and stayed at the 5-star Fairmont The Palm and the 5-star Waldorf Astoria The Palm. The group dined at the Atlantis the Palm, Jumeirah...

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    Dubai Highlighted as a Top Family and Gastronomy Destination at World Travel Market

    The appeal of Dubai as a leading family destination and as a gastronomy destination were both highlighted at World Travel Market 2014, which took place at ExCeL in London from 3rd – 6th November.  Dubai’s emergence as a gastronomy destination will be celebrated with the 2015 return of the Dubai Food Festival, Gulfood and...

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    At The Top Burj Khalifa SKY – Officially the Highest Vantage Point in the World

    Dubai has clinched its latest Guinness World Record title with the opening of the highest man-made vantage point on earth – the 555-metre (1,821ft) high outdoor terrace and viewing platform, ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY’.  The premium experience of ‘At the Top, Burj Khalifa SKY’ begins at the welcome reception on...

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    Emirates Mega Fam Launches Double Daily Flights to Dubai

    A group of travel agents took part in the Emirates Mega Fam trip from 2nd – 7th September to Dubai in celebration of the new double daily service. The group was led by Filippo Rocchi, Emirates Ireland, and they enjoyed a fun-filled five days in the bustling metropolis that is Dubai! The agents who...

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    Hertz Opens New Location at Etihad Travel Mall

    Hertz has opened a new car rental location at the recently launched Etihad Travel Mall in Dubai. The new branch becomes the 20th Hertz location in the UAE.   It is located in Etihad Airways’ one-stop travel retail and check-in facility on Sheikh Zayed Road, where guests can purchase tickets, drop off...

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    Dubai Wins Expo 2020 Bid that Will Attract 25m

    Hosting Expo 2020 will have a significant impact on the tourism industry of Dubai and the UAE, and provide a unique platform on which to communicate the remarkable story of a young city and nation – according to the head of the body responsible for promoting Dubai around the world and attracting...

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    Second International Airport Opens in Dubai

    The first phase in the development of Dubai’s second international airport has been completed and the new passenger terminal at Al Maktoum International Airport has welcomed its first commercial flight. The airport will be the largest in the world with an annual passenger capacity of 160 million when it is fully completed....

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    Irish Visitors to Dubai Increase by 16%

    Dubai welcomed 5.5 million tourists in the first half of 2013, representing an 11% increase year-on-year, and illustrating that the emirate is well on its way to achieving its Tourism Vision for 2020. The visitor figures for the first six months of the year, released by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce...

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    New ex-Dubai Cruises for MSC Lirica

    The MSC Magnifica called into Cork last Thursday and MSC Cruises hosted 60 agents on board the ship for lunch and a show around. Ingrid Aagesen of Dubai Tourism, Eileen Penrose of Emirates and Rebecca Kelly of MSC Cruises made presentations to the agents, informing them all about the MSC Lirica’s new...