Falcon Holidays / Thomson has appointed a new General Manager for Ireland.
Carol Anne O’Neill, who has 11 years’ previous experience working for Falcon, has been appointed to the position of General Manager, which will see her responsible for the day-to-day running of the Falcon and Thomson tour operations in Ireland, including production selection, planning, trading, aviation and e-commerce, as well as managing Falcon’s call centre based in Belfast.
Carol Anne has 25 years’ experience in both the retail and tour operator sectors and has held previous senior management positions in Falcon, XL Leisure Group and Wings Abroad with roles covering sales, marketing and operational functions.
“I am absolutely delighted to be appointed as Falcon Holidays and Thomson’s General Manager in Ireland,” said Carol Anne. “I’ve been working as part of Falcon’s senior management team over the past number of years and I am very much looking forward to the challenge that lies ahead.
“Falcon Holidays has been one of the biggest names in the Irish holiday industry for well over 20 years and recently introduced the Thomson brand to the Irish market, so I am very proud to be taking on such an important role and will be working closely with the whole team to ensure the continued success.
“We have something for all holidaymakers including a growing product range that now offers our increasingly popular holiday villages, splash resorts, all inclusive holidays, kids clubs and holidays for adults, and I look forward to developing our portfolio further.”
Helen Caron, Falcon Holidays and Thomson Director of Ireland, added: “We are delighted to appoint Carol Anne as the new General Manager for Ireland. Her outstanding experience and knowledge of the trade will ensure that the two brands continue to provide Irish holidaymakers with a top quality product.”