A Santa Experience with Turkish Airlines

A Santa Experience with Turkish Airlines

The genial manager of  Turkish Airlines  in Ireland, Murat Balindi, hosted a travel trade  group and their families to a magical day out to Ireland’s Santa Experience in Rathwood, Co Wicklow.

Shelia McCarthy -HRG. and her family

Sheila McCarthy, HRG, and her family

More than 80 travel trade and their families attended the event, which was full of festive cheer. The children got to meet Mrs Claus and Santa’s Elves, along with each of them becoming official Santa helpers. All parents were suitably embarrassed by being dragged up to sing different Christmas songs and dance. Afterwards all were invited to enjoy some mince pies and Christmas cake with Turkish Airlines staff and families in the lovely restaurant in Rathwood.

Travel trade in attendance were Caroline O’Brien (Club Travel), Eimer Hannon (Eimer Hannon Travel), Rachel Kieran (Eimer Hannon Travel), Catherine McMullan (Eimer Hannon Travel), Anna Mills (Eimer Hannon Travel), Celine Rooney (Abbey Travel), Erin Lynch (Abbey Travel), Dearbhla O’Brien (USIT), Dave Hyeems (Trailfinders), Con Horgan (Abbey Travel), Lorcan Tyrrell (DAA), Mary Irwin (Club Travel), Darragh Hanley (HRG), Louise Doyle (Club Travel), Sheila McCarthy (HRG), Sharon Lynch (Thomas Cook), Micheal Caslin (747 Travel), Onder Gencer (Turkish Airlines), Sertac Selahattin (Turkish Airlines), Onur Gul (Turkish Airlines), and Ann Marie Dalton (Turkish Airlines).

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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