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Atlanta (Georgia)

The Big Peach - Big City, Southern Hospitality.

Atlanta (Georgia)

Rooms From €119 (Per Room)

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The Big Peach - Big City, Southern Hospitality.

Back in 1837 Atlanta was little more than a hamlet existing to serve as a railway terminus; then came the Civil War that saw the town burned to the ground. Undaunted, 135 years later Atlanta bustles with more than three million people, and has been chosen by numerous leading international companies as the home of their corporate or regional headquarters. The lively, thriving city styles itself as the capital of the 'New South', and its dramatic skyline is littered with gleaming skyscrapers.
Atlanta attracts visitors both for holidays and business, with its plethora of entertainment, shopping and cultural attractions as well as innumerable top class convention and accommodation venues. The downtown Peachtree Centre pedestrianised precinct covers 14 blocks of retail space, including three massive hotels, dozens of restaurants and imposing office towers. There are also plenty of museums, galleries and centres for performing arts, as well as the world's largest aquarium.
Atlanta has not lost its pioneering southern spirit or charm despite its modern guise, and the city's symbol of the phoenix serves as enduring reminder of its troubled past and bright future. The energy that was embodied in its famous sons, Martin Luther King, Jr and Ted Turner (founder of CNN) still crackles in the air and the genteel olde-world atmosphere still lingers in the residential neighbourhoods. Above all, Atlanta radiates a warm welcome in the true tradition of Southern hospitality. 

  • Visit Centennial Olympic Park. Home of the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games and the world's largest Olympic Ring fountain.
  • Atlanta restaurants offer creative food that will make you crave more!
  • Dive into a one-of-a-kind aquatic experience at the Georgia Aquarium (the worlds largest).
  • Tour the core of CNN Worldwide with behind-the-scenes views of Atlanta's CNN studios and an exclusive glimpse of news and broadcasting in action.
  • Explore the birth home of Martin Luther King Jr, historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and The King Centre, where Dr. King's Nobel Peace Prize is displayed. The grave site of Dr. King and his wife are also here.
  • For the Shopper, North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville offer 140 stores with designer labels.
  • Experience the intriguing World of Coca-Cola; join in the quest for one of the world's best-kept secrets in the Vault of the Secret Formula.

 

There are regular direct flights to Atlanta from Ireland with Delta Airlines and numerous connections via the UK or USA.

Average flight time from Ireland to Atlanta is 8-9 hours.

As a full service travel agent we have access to negotiated wholesale rates with airlines worldwide and these rates are not generally on the internet.

We have expert knowledge of all airlines on all routes so we will constantly compare airlines with each other to get the best offer.

We are familiar with the myriad of confusing check-in, baggage, seat and priority boarding charges and we know how to exploit these to your advantage.

Many of our airline fares are refundable whereas internet fares are generally non-refundable.


There are currently direct flights from Ireland to the USA with Aer Lingus, United Airlines, Norwegian, Delta Airlines, and American Airlines. There are also many connections via the UK with British Airways, Virgin and other airlines.

Platinum Travel are a fully licensed and bonded travel agent so you have a lot more protection with us than with the internet (airlines are not bonded).

For more information Please call now on 01 853 5000, email info@platinumtravel.ieor click button below and complete the enquiry form - we will be delighted to help you, its all part of the Platinum Service!

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