Travel News: Detroit winter wonderland, Majorca family fun, Valentine's in Dublin

Clontarf Castle hotel in north Dublin is offering an Art Lovers package

Tui offers family breaks in Majorca

Tui have Majorca as their top destination in 2020 for families. On the Island Tui boasts its popular Holiday Village, two SplashWorld resorts, three Tui Family Life and three Suneo Clubs. The soft, sandy beaches and calm waters of Alcudia, Puerto Pollensa and Cala Bona are a firm favourites with families. An all-inclusive break at Tui Suneo Lagamonte, departing Belfast on August 20 for a family of 2 +1 from £1,549 (includes free child place).

Dublin Valentine's for lovers of art

Honour Saint Valentine this year by whisking your loved one away to the 12th century Clontarf Castle Hotel. Chilled Champagne and chocolates await you in your room. At your leisure take the time to follow the hotel's art trail, comprised of a series of intriguing pieces throughout the hotel. The Art Lovers package is available from €240 per person sharing (minimum two-night stay required) and includes bed and breakfast, with one dinner on the night of your choice in the Fahrenheit Restaurant. Details and booking at

Winter break savings with Hastings Hotels

Help blow away the winter blues with a luxurious overnight stay in one of Hastings Hotels' cloud beds, with a complimentary cocktail and a full Irish breakfast the following morning. The hotel chain have a range of winter overnight breaks from as little as £45pps throughout January and February, with the exclusion of February 14 and 15. These winter offers are available across all seven Hastings hotels – Everglades Hotel, Stormont Hotel, Europa Hotel (from £50pps), Ballygally Castle (from £50pps), Grand Central Hotel (from £65pps), Slieve Donard Resort & Spa (£65pps) and Culloden Estate & Spa (from £100pps). Visit

Winter Wonderland in Detroit, Michigan

Christmas may be long over but in Detroit, Michigan, Winter Wonderland starts on February 7 at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit. There will be opportunities to learn to ski, as well as snowboard experiences and beautifully carved and lighted sculptures in the Ice Garden. For daredevils there will be a 30-foot high slide that will whisk riders through a pitch-black tube and quickly drop them at a steep, 40-degree angle. Or what about a 300 foot long mobile zip line available and allows two people to zip simultaneously on two lines? See

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