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    Cambrils: a Spanish Secret

    Shane Cullen of Killiney Travel, the August winner in ITTN’s Budding Travel Writer competition, reports on the delights of Cambrils and Spain’s Tarragona region. While travel agents get the enjoyable task of sending people to the far-flung reaches of the globe, agency staff remain in their offices, but then, as karma prevailed,...

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    Win €1,000 by Writing 500 Words – It Could be Bernie, or Shane, or YOU!

    You could win €1,000 simply by writing 500 words – if you work in a travel agency or tour operator in Ireland (North or South) and have participated in a fam trip, or taken a trip won as a prize at a travel trade event in Ireland, over the past 21 months...

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    Lowcostbeds Increases Irish Turnover by 45%

    Lowcostbeds.com, at its annual dinner last night in Dobbins restaurant for travel agents and media, announced a 45% increase in turnover from Irish travel agents for the 2013 season year to date. Clem Walshe, Managing Director Ireland & North America, said: “Some 26% more Irish travel agents are now doing business with...

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    Forty Free Holidays for Travel Agents from WingsAbroad

    As the summer is coming to an end, WingsAbroad wants to thank travel agents “for the amazing job they are doing on our behalf” and, to show the company’s appreciation, WingsAbroad is putting 40 free holidays up for grabs by all agency counter sales staff.  All new bookings made from 9th September...

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    Crystal Ski Unveils New Brand Identity

    Crystal Ski Holidays today unveiled a new brand identity aimed at promoting ski holidays to a broader audience in a fun and engaging way. The new branding also enables Crystal to work more effectively across multiple platforms with a focus on digital environments.  Ray Scully, Managing Director, said: “The new work gives...

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    Shannon Airport Passenger Traffic Increases for Third Consecutive Month

    Shannon Airport’s steady recovery in passenger numbers continued for a third consecutive month in August. Passenger numbers for the month show that 170,000 people travelled through Shannon in August, a 3% increase on August 2012. The increase comes on the back of strong gains also in June – the first time in...

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    Ferrari World Abu Dhabi Shifts Up a Gear

    Adrenaline junkies can get their speed fix every day as Ferrari World Abu Dhabi moves to a seven-day operational week starting 30th September 2013. The move will see the world’s largest indoor and only Ferrari-branded theme park open all week long, including Mondays when the Park normally closes to the public. “Our...

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    Visit USA Roadshow Visits Limerick and Cork

    Visit USA Committee Ireland undertook its first ever roadshow to Limerick and Cork last week. Lunch at No 1 Pery Square in Limerick on Tuesday was followed on Wednesday by lunch at Hayfield Manor in Cork. Sponsors included Ivan Beacom, Aer Lingus; Andrea Sims, Visit California; Paul Manning and Shauna Mullery, Hertz;...