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Irish Tourism Is Building On The Success Of The Gathering

Uncommon Kyte 001Leo Varadkar TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport and Niall Gibbons, CEO Tourism Ireland, talked with Paul recently in Los Angeles. They talked abut the plans for 2014 and the growth in tourism visits sparked by the Gathering.   The Dublin Festival Season (which includes the Dublin Theatre Festival, Open House Dublin and the Bram Stoker Festival), to the Belfast Festival at Queens, Wexford Festival Opera, Westport Food Festival, Waterford Harvest Food Festival, Cork Jazz Festival and the Galway International Oyster and Seafood Festival. An extra-special focus will be placed on highlighting the New Year’s Eve event in Dublin – NYE 2014 – the grand finale of The Gathering, which looks set to be even bigger and better than last New Year’s event. Airlines are also involved in promotions. So  Aer Lingus and Ryanair, transatlantic and longhaul airlines like American Airlines, Etihad and Emirates are all participating.

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LA Times’ Christopher Reynolds On London Olympics And Times Travel Show

Los Angeles Times, travel writer, Christopher Reynolds chats with Paul about events surrounding the London Olympics including the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in June. Paul and Chris also talk about the opportunities to learn more about travel and photography from the award-winning journalists at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show, later this month.

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Johnny Jet On Getting The Best Hotel Deals

John E. DiScala (a.k.a. Johnny Jet) travels around 150,000 miles and visits over 20 countries each year. He and his website JohnnyJet.com have been featured over in more places than you can count. It’s has been named “one of the top best money-saving web sites for travel” by Budget Travel Magazine, while the L.A. Times calls it “one of the top 10 essential travel resources on the internet.” Here he returns to Traveling to chat with Paul and Elizabeth about the benefits of hotel loyalty programs like HiltonHonors.

 

Traveling Through The Generations

Travel Correspondent Norm Wilkens talks with Paul and Elizabeth in San Antonio about multi-generational travel. This is a growing trend in the travel business and cruises especially have benefited from the boom in several genrations of a family traveling together. Norm discusses the trend and provides some insights into why its growing so fast.

One Sim Card Wherever You Travel

If you know about sim cards then you’ll want to know about OneSimCard.com. And if you don’t know about sim cards you are wasting money on phone calls over seas. The world runs mostly on GSM mobile phones and pay as you go plans with sim cards are popular in most countries rather than phones with contracts. Onesimcard provides a sim card that you can easily use in most GSM countries and since you buy it in the US it’s easy to top up. Rates are great and you can’t help but save money over taking your US carrier’s phone overseas and paying big bucks. Find out more as Paul chats with James O’Neill who takes us though why this is the best deal for travelers.

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First Class In Economy?

Travelers on Air New Zealand bed down for the night

Travelers on Air New Zealand bed down for the night

Air New Zealand is planning to introduce bed seats into economy class for those willing to pay a little extra.

Travel tips is these financial times

How to travel even in these troubled financial times. Paul and Elizabeth look at the trends. Check out more information and tips at the USTOA.

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Budgeting for a Vacation

Creating a vacation budget can assure you can afford a great vacation.

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