Conor Wynne

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    Five Irish Agents Choose Amadeus

    Amadeus has announced five new customer wins with travel agents throughout Ireland: Sol International, Tralee; JustSplit, Dublin and Limerick; Travelworld, Dublin; Killiney Travel, Co Dublin; and Travel Bookers, Ashbourne. Darach Culligan, owner and manager of Travelworld with 40 years’ travel industry experience said: “I had heard good things about Amadeus and how...

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    Phyllis Walters and Kate Moore Join Travel Counsellors

    The latest two recruits to join Travel Counsellors Ireland have been learning how the company plans to support their travel businesses. Phyllis Walters from Drumcondra and Kate Moore from Carrigaline attended the company’s three-day induction programme last week. Having spent most of her working life in the travel industry, primarily in Prima...

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    Travelport Launches Rooms and More

    Travelport Ireland has launched a new hotel booking engine, Travelport Rooms and More, which aggregates bedbanks and GDS hotel content. It is free of charge and any agent – whether Travelport customer or not – can sign up for it. “This is something that agents have been crying out for!” said Dave...

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    Win a 100+1 Day Trip to Japan!

    In an effort to support the tourism industry in Japan, The Real Japan has launched the ‘Travel Volunteer’ project: a worldwide online contest to win a 100+1 day trip to Japan. Candidates need to apply by 31st July 2011. Starting the journey on 15th September 2011, the selected Travel Volunteer will visit...

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    Amadeus Parties in Ballinasloe

    Amadeus, along with partners Transhotel, hosted a summer party on Friday 1st July at the Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe for agents in the area. It was a beautiful summer evening and the event was a great success, with the agents enjoying a night of fun, good craic and excellent food. Click here...

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    Amadeus Parties in Ballinasloe Photos

    Amadeus, along with partners Transhotel, hosted a summer party on Friday 1st July at the Shearwater Hotel in Ballinasloe for agents in the area. It was a beautiful summer evening and the event was a great success, with the agents enjoying a night of fun, good craic and excellent food.

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    Final Call for RCI Dubai Holiday Incentive

    Royal Caribbean International is giving agents the final call for a chance to win a Dubai holiday for two. Entries close on Sunday 31st July 2011 for the chance to win a seven-night cruise onboard Brilliance of the Seas, return flights on Virgin Atlantic, and a three-night stay in Dubai, courtesy of Atlantis,...

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    JW Marriott Hotel Ankara Opening Offer

    Marriott International’s luxury hotel brand, JW Marriott, has opened its first hotel in Turkey, the JW Marriott Hotel Ankara under a management agreement with Ozkar Insaat. There is an introductory rate for a deluxe room, including breakfast for two and Internet access, from 329 TRY (€143) per night from 1st August to...

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    Tourism Ireland €2.2m Golf Tourism Campaign

    As the British Open golf championship at Royal St George’s in Sandwich gets under way this week, Tourism Ireland is rolling out a ‘Major’ golf tourism campaign, worth €2.2 million, to capitalise on Rory McIlroy’s historic US Open victory at Congressional. The campaign is designed to capitalise on the huge international media...

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    Passport Office Delays Reducing

    Passport application processing times, which were 21 working days, are now down to 14 and will return to the target of 10 “within two weeks”, Pat Breen TD said yesterday. The chairman of the Oireachtas committee investigating the delays said that the Passport Office had capacity to deal with 4,000 applications a...

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    Promoting Spain Online – with ‘Spain Addicts’

    Spain has launched the latest digital communications campaign aimed at international tourists. It will use the experiences of those who have visited Spain to promote the country’s image internationally – along with online campaigns by numerous Spanish destinations. The campaign has two parts. The first is an Internet-based campaign to reinforce the...

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    No-fly Cruises ex-Ireland

    John Galligan Travel (JGT) is offering over-50s who love cruising but hate flying three opportunities to cruise out of Dublin. JGT has arranged a special eight-night cruise departure from Dublin on 23rd July, operated by Saga Cruises, which will return to Belfast, with coach transfer back to Dublin. “We have been totally...

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    NITB’s £1m Summer Campaign

    The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has launched a new £1 million marketing campaign to encourage visitors from the Republic of Ireland for a short break or holiday this summer. “This year’s campaign features key product areas that are particularly suited to summer visits including houses and gardens, festivals and events,family attractions,...

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    Las Vegas Visits Dublin Photos

    A trade delegation from Las Vegas, which was once again led by Kelly Sawyer and which included representatives from 12 hotels and attractions from one of the world’s greatest entertainment venues, was welcomed to Dublin this morning by John Donohue, the representative in Ireland for Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority.

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    Las Vegas Visits Dublin

    A trade delegation from Las Vegas, which was once again led by Kelly Sawyer and which included representatives from 12 hotels and attractions from one of the world’s greatest entertainment venues, was welcomed to Dublin this morning by John Donohue, the representative in Ireland for Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority.  ...

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    Aer Lingus Seat Sale

    Aer Lingus has reduced fares on over one million seats across its entire network for travel from September 2011 to March 2012  for bookings made by midnight on Thursday 14th July 2011.