Titanic News

Titanic Hotel Belfast opens to the public for first time

Titanic Hotel Belfast opens to the public for first time

12 September 2017 Hotel News

Belfast’s newest luxury hotel, Titanic Hotel Belfast, opened its doors to the public this weekend. After almost two years of restoration, construction and preservation of the former Harland & Wolff Drawing Offices and Headquarters, the £28 million, 119-room hotel is ready to show the world the amazing history behind Queen’s Island and the shipbuilding industry in Northern Ireland.

Are cruise ships safe 100 years after Titanic?

Are cruise ships safe 100 years after Titanic?

15 April 2012 Press Release Cruise News

Despite greatly improved safety records in the century since Titanic, the maritime industry faces new challenges driven by the continued growth of worldwide shipping, specialist marine insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) has advised.

Titanic memorial cruise forced to turn back

Titanic memorial cruise forced to turn back

11 April 2012 Cruise News

The Titanic memorial cruise, which has been retracing the route sailed by the ill-fated Titanic 100 years ago, has been forced to turn around after a cameraman suffered a suspected heart attack. The 56 year old is thought to have been airlifted to hospital.

Titanic Belfast - An unusual travel report on Twitter

Titanic Belfast - An unusual travel report on Twitter

7 April 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Technology News

“The maiden voyage of the Titanic 100 years ago inspires us to a new form of travel journalism,” says Patrick Daubitz. The Berlin journalist and colleague Kerstin Wellner-Schulz have sliped into the role of prospective Titanic’s passengers since a week. He as an engineer in the automotive industry, she as a lady of high society with a penchant for botanical rarities and plant hunting.

4 Titanic exhibits sail into Philadelphia for ship’s 100th anniversary

4 Titanic exhibits sail into Philadelphia for ship’s 100th anniversary

30 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Events News

As the world prepares to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking on April 15, Philadelphia museums and attractions are doing their part to honor the storied ship all year long. Visitors can explore the overall story with a tour of Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition, returning to The Franklin Institute this fall by popular demand, or they can delve into the Philadelphia story specifically thanks to special displays on view at The Rosenbach Museum & Library and the Independence Seaport Museum

Titanic 100 Commemoration

Titanic 100 Commemoration

2 March 2012 Press Release Cruise News Travel Events News

Nova Scotia is getting ready to welcome visitors for the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15. Nova Scotian’s and visitors are encouraged to participate in two commemorative events: an evening procession and presentation April 14; and an afternoon interfaith memorial service April 15.