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Choose Chicago Invests in Irish Travel Trade

Choose Chicago Invests in Irish Travel Trade

Choose Chicago held a travel agent event at the Morrison Hotel in Dublin city centre last Thursday, 28th June. Hosted by Cathy Domanico, Vice President of Tourism and Leisure Sales, and Bill Schmitt, Tourism Sales Manager, the agents in attendance were presented with an overview on the offerings of this famous city from award-winning restaurants and the famous institution of comedy improve, to world renowned hotels and fantastic shopping – so the agents were more than ready to plan their next trip!

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Sam Hancock of Hills Balfour with Cathy Domanico and Bill Schmidt of Choose Chicago

Prizes up for grabs during the evening from a business card drop included an iPad and shopping vouchers. Agents also had the opportunity to meet additional Choose Chicago partners from Chicago’s Essex Inn, Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel, John Hancock Observatory, and the Trump International Hotel & Tower.

Cathy Domanico said: “We are delighted with the turnout of agents at our event. We very much understand the importance of the Irish market in promoting the delights that our city has to offer and, with direct flights available from Dublin to Chicago O’Hare, there has never been a better time to visit.”

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Bernie and Dominic Burke of Travel Centres with Georgina Navarro, Sky Tours, and Padraig Keogh, Padraig Keogh Travel

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Denise Winters, Brenda Douglas and Maeve Lynch, all from Garda Holiday and Travel Club

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Thomas McNally, Innstant Travel; Beverleigh Fly, Chair, Visit USA Committee; and Mary Twomey, Essex Inn, Chicago

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Tom Brophy, Dan McCluskey, Celina Lucey and Thomas Pereira, all from Tour America

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More from Tour America: Natalie Stanfield, Tara Flanagan, Jennifer O’Neill, Veronica Aherne, Deirdre O’Connor, and Lisa Mullins

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Mary Twomey, Essex Inn; Stephen Wheeler, Trump Tower; and Carey Randall, John Hancock Observatory

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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