Conor Wynne

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    Crystal Cruises Moves to Tropical Waters for Christmas 2012

    Crystal Cruises is moving to tropical waters for the 2012 Christmas season with a 14-night Caribbean voyage round-trip from Miami onboard the recently redesigned Crystal Serenity. This voyage replaces a Holy Land cruise – and clients booking a 2011 Christmas cruise can save 20% on a 2012 Christmas cruise. With Crystal’s ‘Save...

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    The Shore at Katathani Named No.1 Hotel in Phuket

    Luxury beachfront pool villa resort, The Shore at Katathani has been crowned ‘Number One Hotel in Phuket’ following its official opening just nine months ago. The accolade is based solely on the millions of reviews and opinions from travellers on the travel guide website Tripadvisor.com. World travellers gave The Shore at Katathani...

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    Emirates Opens First Class Lounge at Terminal 3, Dubai

    Emirates has opened its second dedicated First Class Lounge at Terminal 3, Dubai International Airport, making it the fourth dedicated premium Emirates Lounge in Dubai. The new Emirates Lounge, located at Concourse 1 in front of the Business Class Lounge, facilitates easy and seamless travel for First Class passengers departing from any...

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    New Surfing Safety Campaign

    The opportunity to enjoy Ireland’s breathtaking beaches is too often tempered with news of tragic aquatic fatalities. Irish Water Safety has partnered with the Irish Surfing Association to proactively address the safety of surfers nationwide by producing a key safety resource – a ‘Stay Safe on the Surf’ poster. The free poster...

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    Monarch to fly to Sharm el Sheik

    Monarch the Gatwick based UK airline have announced that they start a new route to Sharm el Sheik in Egypt. The flights will commence with effect from November 2011.

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    Budget Travel Disneyland Paris Sale

    Budget Travel is offering 30% off Disney hotels and passes at Disneyland Paris for bookings made by 16th August for travel between 22nd August and 7th November 2011. Children under seven go free.  

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    Win Tickets to the Berlin Festival with Deutsche Bahn

    DB Bahn is offering a competition to win tickets to Berlin for the Berlin Festival 2011 (9th – 10th September). The prize includes rail travel from London, accommodation and two Festival tickets. The Festival transcends genres. Not only clash mainstream and subculture at Tempelhof Airport and Arena Berlin, from pop to hip...

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    Win a Las Vegas Week for Two with Flexibletrips!

    A new Flexibletrips trade incentive starting 5th August will have a week for two in Las Vegas...

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    Tibet Airlines Plans Direct Routes to Europe

    Chinese-owned Tibet Airlines, which operated its maiden flight from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ngari Ali Khuna Airport on Tuesday, plans to serve key cities in China next year, to begin services to south-east and south Asia in 2013, and to operate direct routes to Europe within four or five years. The airline,...

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    €6m Boost for Tourism Projects

    Almost €6 million worth of funding for four tourism projects in Ireland has been announced. The funding, from Fáilte Ireland’s Tourism Capital Investment Programme, has been allocated to:   •          Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin – €2.7 million •          Garnish Island, Co Cork – €2.4 million •          Killarney Downhill Mountain Bike...

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    Panorama: Stay Second Week and Save Money!

    Panorama Holidays claims that staying two weeks instead of one could save money. “Clearly, people are looking to cut back on everything in these times, and that includes travel,” said Sharon Harney of Panorama Holidays. “However, there is no need to skimp on the summer hols with these offers. We’ve pared back...

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    Portugal for the Over 55s

    Eight Irish travel agents are packaging Portugal for Ireland’s travel industry as a prime destination for the...

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    Tom Mannion RIP

    In his agency in Ennis he was known as ‘The Boss’, but to all involved in Ireland’s travel industry Tom Mannion was a legend. A great supporter of the travel trade, Tom was always there to lend a hand or offer a word of advice. He served on many committees and on several...

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    Introducing the ITTN Social Media Team

    Irish Travel Trade News is rapidly developing its presence and connections on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – and so we would like to introduce you to our new social media team, Zoe Kinahan and Conor Wynne… Zoe Kinahan has a BSc in Marketing from Dublin Institute of Technology. She joined the Belgrave...

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    Insight Vacations Launch 2012 Escorted Tours and Cruises USA & Canada Brochure

    Insight Vacations has launched its 2012 USA and Canada Tours & Cruises collection, featuring 19 holidays across the USA, Canada, Alaska, Mexico and, for the first time ever, Hawaii. Sharon Jordan, Business Manager, said: “This is the earliest that Insight Vacations have launched a 2012 brochure and it is a direct result...

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    An Irish Travel Industry Welcome to Murat

    On behalf of the Irish travel industry, ITTN extends a warm welcome to Murat Balandi, who has been appointed General Manager Ireland by Turkish Airlines. Murat, who was born in Germany 35 years ago last Friday, has been Turkish Airlines’ Marketing and Sales Manager for Middle Europe for the past five years....