Funorama for the kids

PANORAMA has promised to become Funorama for 2011 after the recent launch of next year’s brochure, highlighting an emphasis on activities and entertainment for the kids.

Through its Aquamania, KidsWorld and SunStar facilities, Panorama has promised to bring family fun to a new level with a strong focus on value, unlimited free places for kids, teenagers up to 18 years and grandparents.

Next year, Aquamania — sites that offer themed water slides, rides and parks to suit both adults and children — can be found in a range of destinations from Tenerife to Egypt, Greece and Turkey.

Details on 0818 202020 or on

WEDDING Insurance provider,, has reported a substantial increase in the number of brides seeking cover for their big day.

The wedding industry in Ireland is worth more than €100 million per year. Unfortunately things can and do go wrong.

On the same theme, Thomas Cook Ireland has launched a weddings brochure with each wedding treated on a completely individual basis with a dedicated co-ordinator to guide the couple through the planning stage.

Couples can choose from unusual ideas like a traditional Celtic blessing in Ireland, skydiving in Portugal, a cruise ship wedding and a ceremony under a canopy of a million stars in Las Vegas.

Check out what’s on offer at

CORK-based Dawson Travel has launched their 19th Football programme of the Barclays Premiership, along with La Liga the Spanish League.

This year the company has managed to negotiate downwards some deals from 2009; prices start from €169 and all packages include hotel accommodation and match ticket.

Details of all sports packages are available on or contact them on 021 4274397 or 01 6618900.

EARLY bookers with Sunway have been promised amongst the best offers available for overseas holidays from Ireland this winter.

Those who shell out before September 28 will be offered the lions share of the bargains offered by Sunway, who have a winter sun programme, cruise and river cruise, escorted tours, worldwide tours, USA and Canada breaks, golf and Club Med all inclusive options.

Details are available at or phone 01-2886828.

DERRY is renowned for its ghoulish Halloween Carnival that takes place every year from October 29 to 31., has compiled a list of the top scary spots where you and yours can enjoy the carnival, with prices starting from as low as €42 per room.

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