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Andalucia Hosts Irish Travel Trade with Culture and Style

Andalucia Hosts Irish Travel Trade with Culture and Style

Andalucia, where the sun shines 3,000 hours per annum, once again chose the très élégant ambiance of the great Dining Room in Dublin’s Trinity College to entertain, wine and dine top travel agents and tour operators for a workshop and dinner, followed by a superb flamenco and musical show.IMG_2512

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Kathryn MacDonnell, Spanish Tourist Office, and John Galligan, John Galligan Travel

The visiting trade delegation, led by Turismo de Andalucia, comprised Almeria Tourist Board, Malaga-Costa del Sol Tourist Board, Seville Province Tourist Board, Promotion Board of Seville City, Viajes Eutpamerica, Paradores, Molina Lario,Viajes Olympia, THB Hotels, Aries Mobile, Sunset Beach Hotel, Spain Essential, Sercotel Gran Hotel, and Ilunion Hotels.

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Maria Mulvihill, Cill Dara Travel; Jean Maxwell, ITAA; Rita Cosgrave, Cill Dara Travel; and Lorraine Dunne, ITAA

Making his annual visit to Dublin, Antonio Martin-Machuca, Turismo Andaluz, told Irish Travel Trade News that Irish visitor numbers  continued to grow and that the Irish are some of the most popular visitors to the region.

Jim Vaughan from Just Split meets with

Nuria Audi, Gran Hotel Luna de Granada, with Jim Vaughan, JustSplit.com

The evening kicked off with a workshop giving hotels, attractions and regional tourist boards the opportunity to meet with the Irish trade and media.

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Niall McDonnell, Classic Collection Holidays, and David O’Hagan, Donabate Travel

Teresa Gancedo, Director, Spanish Tourist Office, Dublin, welcomed the delegation from Andalucia back to Dublin and urged the Irish trade to continue their support of the region.

The Spanish Ambassador to Ireland HE

H.E. Jose Maria Rodriquez Coso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland

H.E. Jose Maria Rodriquez Coso, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, encouraged agents to look at diverse options available in the Andalucia region – and suggested that we should keep “water in Ireland and sun in Spain”!

Martin Skelly,Navan Travel meets with Marian Benton,MAP Travel/Paradores

Martin Skelly, Navan Travel, with Marian Benton, Map Travel/Paradores

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Georgina Kelly and Clare Dunne, The Travel Broker, learn all about the transport services offered by Ares Mobile from Jorge Dalmau

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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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