Travel News: Cruise deals, Halloween in Cork, skiing in Austria and new Game of Thrones tourist attractions

Jet2 will operate weekend ski flights to Salzburg and Verona this Winter

Journey behind scenes

of Game of Thrones

Next year fans of Game of Thrones will have the opportunity to visit sets from the show and immerse themselves in the world of Westeros. Plans are under way to include the standing sets for iconic locations such as Winterfell, Castle Black, and King's Landing alongside a formal studio tour of Linen Mill Studios. Each site will exhibit displays of costumes, props, weapons, set decorations, art files, models, and other production materials alongside state-of-the-art digital content and interactive displays. Full details of the Game of Thrones Legacy project will be revealed at a later date.

Savings on Marella

Cruises next summer

Thinking of taking to the sea for your holiday adventure next year? For summer 2019, three ships from the Marella Cruises fleet are available from Northern Ireland. The Marella Discovery sails from Corfu with flights from Belfast on a Friday. The Marella Discovery 2 sails from Palma with flights from Belfast on a Saturday. The Marella Dream sails from Palma with flights from Belfast on a Tuesday. All cruises are all-inclusive and those booking a Marella Cruise between May 1 and August 31 2019 can save an extra £150 by quoting DEAL 150.

Cork's spooktacular

new neighbourhood

Cork's Fota Island Resort transforms its woodlands into a Spooky Town this Halloween, with haunted graveyards, pumpkin patches and a host of scary characters. Why not make the most of Spooky Town and the beautiful five-star Fota Island Resort where a two-night escape for two ‘Groan-Ups' and two ‘Little Boos' in a luxurious self-catering lodge starts at €590. Spooky Town will open at Fota Island Resort from October 12 to November 4. See

Hit the ski slopes of

Salzburg and Verona

To kick off its ski programme, is offering half price ski carriage offer on ski flights to Salzburg and Verona from Belfast International Airport, if booked before October 31. Weekly Saturday services to Verona begin on January 5 through to late March, giving local skiers access to the Dolomites and over 150 top ski resorts such as Passo Tonale, Madonna di Campiglio, Igls and Val Gardena. Austrian Alps ski resorts including Kaprun, Mayrhofen and Obertauern can be easily accessed from Salzburg, with Jet2 flying weekly from December 22 to the end of March.

:: All prices and availability correct at time of publication.

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