Acrotel Hotels and Resorts Team Visits Dublin

Acrotel Hotels and Resorts Team Visits Dublin

Joy Lacana and Jens Beckmann from Aviareps brought the Acrotel Hotels and Resorts team from Sithonia, Halkidiki, in Northern Greece to introduce the Group to the Irish trade.

Danielle Simpson and Jo Fagan, Budget Travel, meet Federica DiPilato and Shauna Griffin, FCm Travel

The event took place at Corfu Greek restaurant in Dublin where excellent food, drink and typical Greek hospitality were on offer to the guests.

Lorraine Kenny, AskSusan, and Mary Denton, Sunway

Representing Acrotel on the night were Harris Pournaris, Chief Executive, and Voula Tseneklidou, Sales Director, who had all attendees envious of the beautiful resorts, hotels and the surrounding region. Halkidiki is located in Northern Greece, south of Thessaloniki.

Voula Tseneklidou, Acrotel; Helen Kelly, Platinum Travel; Harris Pournaris, Acrotel; Joy Lacana, Aviareps; and Des Abbott, Des Abbott Travel

The area is a fantastic luxury holiday destination for those looking for hidden blue flag beaches, boat trips, visits to archaeological sites, traditional villages and extreme sports.

Maureen Delmar, MD Travel, with Susan Maxwell, Joe Walsh Tours

Situated within one and a half hours from Thessaloniki Airport, to where Ryanair offers twice weekly service from Dublin, there are three Lilyannn hotels and three Athena luxury hotels and resorts in the group offering unique experiences in luxurious surroundings.

Prize winner Noeleen Lynch, Atlas Travel (centre), with Voula Tseneklidou and Harris Pournaris, Acrotel

Harris Pournaris told ITTN that the purpose of the visit was to attract more Irish visitors to the six properties. He also explained that Greece was recovering rapidly from the severe recession suffered in recent years.

Prize winner Claire Dunne, The Travel Broker (centre) with Voula Tseneklidou and Harris Pournaris both Acrotel

A prize draw took place and the lucky and delighted winners were Noeleen Lynch, Atlas Travel, who won four nights half-board accommodation for two in Lilyann Beach Hotel, and Claire Dunne, The Travel Broker, who won four nights half-board accommodation for two in Athena Pallas Resort.

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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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