Declan Mescall joins Travelbiz

A big congratulations to Declan Mescall who has joined Travelbiz.ie as the new Features Editor. Declan has a many years of experience in the travel industry, having recently retired  as Head of Passenger Sales Irish Ferries where he spent over 34 years. Prior to that he was a non executive director of Dublin Tourism for 7…

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Finn Gillespie in Turin heaven

View the original article: http://www.sundayworld.com/lifestyle/index.php Italian skiing? Turin Heaven! Sauze d’Oulx in the Alpine ‘Milkyway’ makes for a perfect slice of ‘La Dolce Vita’ in a Winter holiday Sunday, October 7th, 2012 FUN ON THE RUN: Finn Gillepsie takes to the slopes in the resort of Sauze D’Oulx THIS is the home of good food…

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Aer Lingus Schedule Monday 1st October

Aer Lingus has been informed by the SIPTU trade union that it no longer intends to stage industrial action on Monday 1st October. Aer Lingus can now confirm that it plans to operate a full schedule on Monday 1st October.  …

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Eoin O’ Sullivan’s Mountain Playground

View the original article: http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/travel/bigread/mountain-playground-208272.html Mountain playground By Eoin O’Sullivan Sunday, September 23, 2012 Eoin O’Sullivan takes to his skis to test out the slopes of Westendorf. OKAY, okay! So it’s no longer such a clear-cut matter, black and white. No longer does a ‘real’ holiday have to consist of doing as little as possible,…

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Ed Leahy reports from the slopes

View the original article: http://www.rte.ie/lifestyle/travel/features/2012/0914/337618-mayrhofen/ Mayrhofen Back to the slopes and back to school. Eighty eager skiers standing sideways awaiting the instructor’s signal to perform. Time for no more than four or five turns before your fate is decided. Off I went. The turns big, safety being the key word and I arrived at the…

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Air Canada and Aer Lingus sign Interline agreement

21st September 2012 Air Canada and Aer Lingus today announced they have signed an interline agreement to make flying between Ireland and Canada more convenient. The agreement is effective immediately and is a preliminary step toward a full code sharing relationship expected to be finalised next year between the Canadian and Irish flag carriers. “Air Canada is…

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The total flights in Irish airspace in August have increased by 1.40%

The total flights in Irish airspace in August have increased by 1.40%, when compared to August 2011. There was an average of 1,590 daily flights during August 2012, with the busiest day being 4th August with 1,729 flights in Irish airspace.     There was an increase of 2.90% in Ireland’s en-route traffic movements (flights that pass through…

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Tom Sweeney wins gold

Date: 27th August 2012 Tom Sweeney, award-winning travel writer, has been named the gold medal winner in the Top 10 European Travel Blogs as chosen by MyTravelMoney.co.uk.  Read all about it here: http://www.mytravelmoney.co.uk/articles/top-10-europe-travel-blogs/#.UDdJ4MGPXHR….

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