Stena Line reports Ireland holiday sale increase

Stena Line reports Ireland holiday sale increase

Stena Line has recorded a 40% increase in bookings to Ireland in the first four months of 2011 compared to last year. The ferry-based holidays have appeared to been a hit with Brits, during a period when air travel between the UK and Ireland is said to have dropped 4.3%. Dublin and Belfast posted the biggest increases, with growth also in Wexford and the Irish east coast. “Stena Line has been making huge investments in its Irish Sea operations over the past year so it’s very gratifying to witness such a significant increase in demand from Britain for our Irish hotel holidays,” said Dermot Cairns, general manager of Stena Line. “We’re currently constructing a new port in Cairnryan in southwest Scotland, on schedule to open this autumn, as well as having last year spent over

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