All posts tagged "Sri Lanka"

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    Travel Counsellors and Turkish Airlines Fam Trip to Sri Lanka

    We climbed mountains, saw herds of elephants, swam in the Indian Ocean and stayed in 5-star hotels....

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    7 Fun Things to Do in Sri Lanka

    Elephant safaris, tea plantations and rock climbing – top Irish travel blogger, Janet Newenham shares her ideas...

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    Team Spirit Among Travel Counsellors

    Above: Team challenge captains Chris Ryan, Gearoid Mannion, Ian Walsh, Roger Barrett, Simon Armstrong, and Rob Kiernan...

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    Wendy Wu Tours Increases Irish Business in 2016 by 204%

    Wendy Wu Tours, the Asia tour specialist, has seen a 204% increase in passenger numbers from Ireland...

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    Olcote in Ceylon Boutique Hotel in Sri Lanka Comes to Dublin

    To the sound of a traditional group, Sri Lankan native Tess de Kretser, who has lived in...

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    Etihad to Go Double Daily to Sri Lanka

    Etihad Airways will increase its Abu Dhabi – Colombo service from seven flights per week to a double daily schedule from 16th February 2014. Operated with an A320 aircraft fitted with 16 Pearl Business Class seats and 120 Coral Economy Class seats, the new service will add over 1,900 seats per week on...

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    Sri Lankan Partners with Aer Lingus

    Sri Lankan Airlines is offering a range of fares and easy connections from Dublin, Cork and Shannon, in partnership with Aer Lingus, via London Heathrow, Paris and Frankfurt, to Sri Lanka and the Maldives. The airline also offers connections to India and the Far East. Check your GDS for details. The GDS...

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    Etihad Increases Flights to India and Sri Lanka

    Etihad Airways is substantially increasing and upgrading flights to key cities in the Indian subcontinent. Starting from 1st January 2013 flights to the southern Indian city of Kozhikode will more than double, increasing from three to seven a week. The Sri Lankan capital of Colombo will also be serviced by daily flights...

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    BA to Commence London Gatwick – Sri Lanka Service

    British Airways is to launch a three-times-a-week service from London Gatwick to Sri Lanka’s capital city of Colombo on 31st March 2013, operating a B777 with three cabins including Club World with fully flat beds. The flights will operate via Male in the Maldives and passengers will travel through BA’s dedicated check-in...

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    Bollywood Nights with 1STS and Insight Vacations

    The ever-resourceful One Stop Touring Shop team donned their saris, had their hands henna’d and noses studded last Thursday to host their Bollywood Night at The Mezz VIP Lounge at Samsara, Dublin. Business in travel agencies, it seems, is picking up because after a slow start it was after 8.00pm when most...

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    Irish Cricket? Ask Susan!

    Following the Irish cricket team’s qualification for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka next September, Ask Susan Travel is planning to offer trips to the finals. Ireland romped to a nine-wicket victory over Namibia to join Afghanistan as one of two teams from cricket’s second and third tiers to reach...

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    Bollywood Nights with 1STS and Insight Vacations

    The ever-resourceful One Stop Touring Shop team donned their saris, had their hands henna’d and noses studded last night to host their Bollywood Night at The Mezz VIP Lounge at Samsara, Dublin. Business in travel agencies, it seems, is picking up because after a slow start it was after 8.00pm when most...

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    Sri Lanka Introduces Online Visa System

    One-month double-entry tourist visas for Sri Lanka can be applied for online from 1st January 2012 for a fee of US$50.00 with approval in 24 hours. One-month multiple-entry business visas will cost $60.00 and a seven-day single-entry transit visa for $25.00. Visas on arrival will cost $75.00. A trial of the Electronic...