Travel Talk with Ed Finn

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Travel News

Taking the scenic route to Havana

This year adventure travel specialist Backroads launched its Cuba Bike Tour, a people-to-people itinerary that enables guests to experience the country’s ”national parks, rum and Latin rhythms.” Pictured, a rider on the 26-mile Backroads Caimito Route in western Cuba.
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TripAdvisor aims to become social media service for travel

TripAdvisor is planning a major upgrade to its website and mobile experience that will put a focus on planning and booking with social media-style influences. The site and mobile upgrade are still in development, and TripAdvisor CEO Steve Kaufer said it would launch by the end of the year. The look to the new site…
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Hilton invests further into the all-inclusive market with Playa Resorts deal

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico — Hilton is making a big play in all-inclusive resorts, expanding a partnership with Playa Hotels & Resorts to convert properties in the Caribbean and Mexico to the Hilton brand.The Royal Playa del Carmen in Mexico and Dreams La Romana in the Dominican Republic will be renovated and reflagged as Hiltons,…
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TV Travels & Documentaries

Ed’s debut TV travel programmes appeared on TV3 in 2016 - “Never Been North” & “A Northern Feast”

Ed's latest programme "The North Awaits" aired on Virgin Media in June 2018 . In this programme Ed discovers just why HBO chose Northern Ireland as one of their top filming locations for the series Game of Thrones:

"There's a brilliant new documentary about the Game of Thrones experiences in Northern Ireland It's a must-see for fans of Game of Thrones. "


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About Ed Finn

Award Winning Travel Journalist & Broadcaster


Award Winning Travel Journalist, Radio & TV presenter, Edward Finn has been involved in promoting Travel and Tourism for over 20 years. He has a weekly travel feature on Dublin's Sunshine Radio.

His latest TV programme, The North Awaits was broadcast in June 2018 on

He has written for many well-known newspapers and magazines, Cara Magazine, The Sunday Times, The Irish Independent, Business and Finance Magazine, The Gourmet Traveller, The Cape Times, The Metro and The Sunday Independent.  Edward has a weekly radio feature - Travel Talk on The Saturday Live Show on attracting a weekly reach of over 150,000 listeners.

He is also a contributor on The Last Word on with a national reach of over 950,000.  He is a member of the National Union of Journalists and received a Press Award at the World Travel market in London in November 2013 for his print & broadcast coverage of the Czech Republic or Czechia as it is now called.

Ed also received an award in 2017 at The German Travel Writers awards for his article "48 Hours in Frankfurt" which appeared in Cara Magazine.

Hobbies/Interests are hiking, movies, writing,  gadgets and digital marketing.  He loves responsible and adventure travel, art appreciation, leisure travel and foodie pursuits.  Ed has flown on Concorde from Paris to New York in 3hrs 45mins and recently spent 8 days travelling on Cunard’s QE2 from Southampton to New York. He has travelled extensively worldwide from China to Cuba, from Costa Rica to the Arctic Circle. In Ireland over 85% of all adults listen to Radio every day.  Ed also hosts events and is a huge fan of Game of Thrones.

Travel Awards

Ed winning a Press Award from Czech Tourism at the World Travel Market in London 2013


Ed winning an award at The German Travel Writers Awards 2017 for "48 hours in Frankfurt"  which appeared in Cara Magazine

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