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Chicago, Great Lakes United in Limerick

Chicago, Great Lakes United in Limerick

Yvonne Muldoon, United’s Sales Manager Ireland and Northern Ireland, and her team recently joined the Great Lakes USA Tourist Board and the Choose Chicago Tourist Board to promote the new United direct flight from Shannon to Chicago starting on 7th June.

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Rita Gaughan from Limerick Travel (second left), who won the grand prize of the night of two tickets to Chicago on the new non-stop United flight from Shannon, with Mary Twomey, Essex Inn; Yvonne Muldoon, United; and Bill Schmitt, Choose Chicago

A very successful event was held in the Strand Hotel in Limerick and all travel agents in the region were invited to come along for some training on United Airlines, and Chicago and its surrounding areas.

“We are really very encouraged by both the interest and number of bookings for the new service and with our partners we know this will be a very successful service,” said Yvonne.

Tony Brazil of Limerick Travel thanked all the suppliers who attended and assured them of the support of the trade.

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Declan Power, Shannon Airport (centre) with Mary Kennedy and Yvonne Muldoon, United

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Sarah Junker, Bill Schmitt and Samuel Hancock, all from Choose Chicago

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Yolanda Fletcher, Great Lakes USA; Jan Kemmerling, Discover Illinois; and Mary Twomey, Essex Inn

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Cona Moore, Teresa South, Audrey Begley and Mary Conway, all from Creation Travel

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Yolanda Fletcher, Great Lakes USA; George Zimmermann, Pure Michigan State Tourist Office; and Pamela O’Loughlin, Limerick Travel

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Tara O’Brien and Orla O’Donnell from Justsplit.com

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Paul Ryan, Shannon Development; Yolanda Fletcher, Great Lakes USA; and Pat Daly, Shannon Development

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Rita Gaughan, Sinead Carne, Mary McGrath and Pamela O’Loughlin, all from Limerick Travel

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Caroline O’Connor and Christine Fitzgerald from Creation Travel

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Tony Brazil, Limerick Travel, and Declan Power, Shannon Airport

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Claudia Lane, Travel Counsellors, and Mike Shinnors, Ace Travel

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Pamela O’Loughlin, Rita Gaughan and Sinead Carne, all from Limerick Travel

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Peter Dolan, Creation Travel; Pat Reede, United; and Lee Mannion, Tom Mannion Travel

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Kathy Staunton, Carmel McElligott and Jacqui Cummins, all United Airlines, Shannon Airport

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Alex Palmer and Ciara Devanney, United Airlines, Shannon Airport

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Mary Twomey, Essex Inn; George Zimmermann, Pure Michigan State Tourist Office; and Vickie Evans, Henry Ford Museum, Detroit

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Ciara Devaney, Pat Reede, Aoife Gregg, Yvonne Muldoon and Brian Hughes, all United Airlines

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Jan Kemmerling, Discover Illinois; Toby McCarrick, Great Lakes USA; Bill Schmitt, Choose Chicago; and Yvonne Muldoon, United Airlines

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 40 years.

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