All posts tagged "Germany"

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    U River Cruises Announces Two New Themed Cruises

    After launching as the first river cruise line of its kind in 2018, U, is reinventing the...

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    New Irish Ferries Cruise Ferry ‘W.B. Yeats’ Named in Germany

    The completed hull of the new Irish Ferries cruise ferry W.B. Yeats – ceremonially named by Rikki...

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    Shannon Welcomes First Lufthansa Flight to Frankfurt

    Shannon Airport was in celebratory mode at the weekend as Lufthansa commenced scheduled flights for the first...

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    Welcome to Germany!

    Photo: Historic Mainz is just a short tram ride away from Frankfurt/Main Airport (credit: Jochen Keute) Germany’s...

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    Here for the Beer?

    Photo: Düsseldorf’s ‘Altstadt’, the old part of town, is also known as the world’s largest bar counter...

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    Christmas Markets

    Photo: Bremen Christmas Market at the historic town hall (credit: Jonas Ginter) Germany’s Christmas Markets have been...

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    Horses for Courses

    Photo: Bückeburg Castle and Baroque Gardens (credit: Mark Wohlrab) Finally, did you know that Germany is also...

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    Irish Overnight Stays in Germany Increase by 13%

    The number of overnight stays in Germany by visitors from Ireland has seen yet another rise: the...

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    Irish Visitor Numbers to Germany Up 21 Per Cent

    The German Federal Statistical Office recorded 70.2 million overnight stays from foreign visitors between January and November 2014, in accommodation facilities with 10 or more beds. Irish visitors during the 11 months increased by 21.1%.    The 70.2 million figure adds an extra three million overnight stays compared with the same time...

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    Deutsche Bahn Launches English Language Facebook Page

    After its success with Facebook fanpages in Germany (191,000 likes), Italy (7,000) and France (1,000), Deutsche Bahn has launched an English language Facebook fansite for the UK, Ireland and overseas. The company has also linked up with the German National Tourist Office in London to launch a smartphone app for Christmas markets....

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    Google Transit Starts in Germany

    With a new service at Google Maps, Deutsche Bahn and Google are increasing the options for passing information on to rail travellers. From now on, the search engine provider will offer information about train connections in Google Maps, which is the start of Google Transit in Germany. This completes the functionality of...

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    Germany Seeks the Perfect TravelMeister

    The German National Tourist Office has just launched a new student campaign on Facebook to find the perfect ‘TravelMeister’ – the perfect youth ambassador for Germany. Until 12th December, university students are called upon to submit a 50-word application plus photo on www.germany.travel/facebookcompetition, explaining why they are the ideal TravelMeister. Targeting all...

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    Deutsche Bahn Appoints its First Agency in Ireland

    The Vaults underneath Connolly Station in Dublin was the perfect venue for the introduction of DB Bahn:...