Think Turkey – a Shopper’s Paradise!

Think Turkey – a Shopper’s Paradise!

“Are your clients heading to Turkey soon? Then make sure they take advantage of the amazing markets that take place each week,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.    “Shopping in the Turkish markets is a major part of the Turkish experience, so make sure your clients give it a go, […]

September 19, 2014 | By More
Irish Travel Trade Awards, Friday 28th November 2014

Irish Travel Trade Awards, Friday 28th November 2014

On Tuesday 16th September, TravelMedia issued a self-serving statement that attempted to disassociate themselves from their own responsibility in having scheduled their “travel media” awards for the same evening as the Irish Travel Trade Awards, Friday 28th November 2014.    Normally Irish Travel Trade News would not give oxygen to any such statement from a public relations […]

September 18, 2014 | By More
Malta Becomes 12th Sponsor of Irish Travel Trade Awards with a Holiday for Two Prize for Voters

Malta Becomes 12th Sponsor of Irish Travel Trade Awards with a Holiday for Two Prize for Voters

Irish Travel Trade News is pleased to announce that the Malta Tourism Authority has joined the growing list of 12 sponsors for this year’s Irish Travel Trade Awards at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin – Burlington Road on Friday 28th November 2014.    If you work in an Irish travel agency or tour operator, North or […]

September 17, 2014 | By More
CAR Issues New Travel Agency Licence

CAR Issues New Travel Agency Licence

The Commission for Aviation Regulation updated its travel agency licence listings on 12th September, having issued one new licence and changed the trading names of another.    Licence number 0743 was issued to Virgin Holidays Ltd on 20th July 2014 and is valid until 30th April 2015. The company’s address is The Galleria, Station Road, Crawley RH10 1WW, […]

September 17, 2014 | By More
Lufthansa Unveils Premium Economy to Irish Passengers

Lufthansa Unveils Premium Economy to Irish Passengers

Lufthansa has announced that, commencing this October, Premium Economy Class will be fitted to all its long-haul fleet. The new seat will have a 96.5cm (38″) seat pitch, providing up to 50% extra leg room, and an industry best angle of recline at 130 degrees. Another benefit is that passengers will be allowed to check-in […]

September 17, 2014 | By More
Silversea Woos More Irish Agents, Reveals 2016 Voyage Collection

Silversea Woos More Irish Agents, Reveals 2016 Voyage Collection

Silversea, the luxury all-suites cruise line, is getting increased business from Irish travel agents, according to Mike Bonner, General Manager – UK & Ireland. Silversea has also launched its 2016 Voyage Collection that showcases 845 destinations (including 107 new ports) on 272 voyages across seven continents, all now available for reservation.   Speaking to Irish Travel […]

September 17, 2014 | By More