Posts Tagged ‘ Titanic ’

Titanic Belfast & Translink launch Titanic Tuesdays

Jan 25th, 2013 | By

Exhibition, hot drink and shortbread for just £10

Artie Moore’s home made wireless

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By

At New Tredegar in the valleys of South Wales lies the Elliot Winding House.The recently reopened museum has an exhibition about the Titanic that has generated worldwide interest. The story of Artie Moore.

100 years after Titanic, Allianz report highlights new risks in taking to sea

Apr 18th, 2012 | By

Despite greatly improved safety records in the century since Titanic, the maritime industry faces new challenges driven by the continued growth of worldwide shipping

Titanic Belfast launches

Mar 31st, 2012 | By

Titanic Belfast – the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience – opens today in the heart of Belfast, alongside the historic Harland & Wolff site where the ship was built

A day in… Belfast

Jan 30th, 2012 | By

Adrian explores Belfast in a year when the city majors on its links with the ill-fated Titanic.

Northern Ireland is our place

Jan 22nd, 2012 | By

Walk around the centre of Belfast and you will see banners hanging from lamp posts all promoting Belfast tourism. Called “Your Time Our Place,” the event’s host, Eamonn Holmes even tweeted afterwards that we should come and visit “our wee country.”

Has the Costa Concordia disaster deterred you from booking a cruise?

Jan 19th, 2012 | By

In the wake of last Friday’s Costa Concordia cruise ship tragedy off the Italian coast, you’d be forgiven for being put off booking a cruise this year.

It’s understandable that the unforgettable image of a ship lying on its side will see many consumers shy away from cruises, but the CD-Traveller team won’t be among them.

What’s hot: January 2012

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month, we’re loving the sound of the Strictly themed cruise and booking breaks in the Big Apple and Burma, while crossing our fingers that the situation improves quickly in Cairo

The Titanic Anniversary

May 31st, 2011 | By

Some of you may have thought it was in April 2012. It starts today with the anniversary of the launch of the vessel at Harland & Wolff’s shipyard in Belfast and the opening of a new exhibition called TITANICa at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

Ireland Everywhere

Mar 7th, 2011 | By

It’s not even St Patrick’s Day yet but the Irish will be all over out TV screens, radio stations and websites as they try and persuade us that we should have our holidays and short breaks with them this year. Depending on and ports have links. And it all starts today.

Exhibitions and the Titanic

Nov 4th, 2010 | By

Recently Anthony Lydekker drew attention to some exhibitions that might pass you by unless you were avid readers of the arts pages. Another opens tomorrow at the O2 Bubble in London. This time it is connected to the magic name of Titanic, the ship that exerts a fascination on, seemingly, the entire world. Such fame has meant that there are 6 exhibitions about the Titanic running simultaneously in the UK, Canada, USA and Australia. You would have thought they would be onto a winner here but the profits for the organisers don’t seem to be great. And that’s something we, as visitors, don’t always appreciate –how expensive these things can be.

A Titanic Voyage Awaits

Oct 11th, 2009 | By

There can’t be many people in the world who aren’t aware of the Titanic and its sinking after hitting an iceberg in April 1912. It seems that this story will live on for ever.

We have already heard that a £28 million museum containing over 4,000 bits of information and exhibits will be partly open in Southampton in time for the centenary anniversary in 2012 (providing another £10 million can be found.)