9 reasons to visit The Merchant Hotel during the festive season

9 reasons to visit The Merchant Hotel during the festive season The weather outside may be frightful but the fire in The Merchant Hotel is so delightful.  The perfect place to get cosy over Christmas; check our list of 9 festive things to do at the city’s most luxurious hotel during the festive season… • […]


TRAVELBAG REVEALS TOP TRAVEL TRENDS FOR 2018 With nearly 40 years of experience creating tailor made holidays to long haul destinations worldwide, the experts at Travelbag always have their finger on the pulse of what’s next in travel. From blockbuster breaks, party pilgrimages and ‘skip-gen’ holidays, here are Travelbag’s top seven predictions for 2018 travel: […]

Top Ten favourite locations to Visit in Northern Ireland by Blue Badge Graduates 2017

The coveted Blue Badge is acknowledged as the ultimate accolade for professional tourist guides and, on Tuesday 27th June, the class of 2017 earned the right to wear the insignia as they graduated with a formal ceremony in Belfast’s historic Harbour Office.    The Blue Badge is awarded on the successful completion of intensive training […]

10 interesting things about flying from Belfast to Iceland

Today we attended the event to celebrate the inaugural flight from Belfast City Airport to Iceland. And here’s a few things we learnt: You’re flying from Belfast City Airport, literally 5 minutes from Belfast City Centre  The flights are 3 times a week, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday  It’s a year round service! It’s less than 3 […]