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Eight Agents Enjoy BookaBed Fam to Orlando

Eight Agents Enjoy BookaBed Fam to Orlando

BookaBed, in conjunction with Universal and Virgin Atlantic, took eight agents to Orlando last week.

Liz McGonagle, Padraic Keogh Travel; Aisling O’Donovan, Club Travel; Joanna Corrigan, Abbey Travel; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; Sarah Murphy, Marble City Travel; Yvonne O’Donohoe, O’Donohoe Travel; Claire Byrne, Roscrea Travel; Elaine Massey, Killiney Travel; Sarah-Jayne Lawlor, Cassidy Travel; and Bev Fly, BookaBed

Liz McGonagle, Padraic Keogh Travel; Aisling O’Donovan, Club Travel; Joanna Corrigan, Abbey Travel; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; Sarah Murphy, Marble City Travel; Yvonne O’Donohoe, O’Donohoe Travel; Claire Byrne, Roscrea Travel; Elaine Massey, Killiney Travel; Sarah-Jayne Lawlor, Cassidy Travel; and Bev Fly, BookaBed

 

After a beautiful brunch at the Virgin Clubhouse Lounge in Gatwick Airport, it was off to experience Premium Economy on the Virgin Atlantic flight, which did not disappoint.

Sarah-Jayne Lawlor, Cassidy Travel; Liz McGonagle, Padraig Keogh Travel; and Elaine Massey, Killiney Travel, enjoying the services of Virgin Atlantic’s Premium Economy

Sarah-Jayne Lawlor, Cassidy Travel; Liz McGonagle, Padraig Keogh Travel; and Elaine Massey, Killiney Travel, enjoying the services of Virgin Atlantic’s Premium Economy

Following a ‘quiet’ evening in the Loews Royal Pacific hotel, it was all fun, fun, fun from there on in. The group got to enjoy VIP treatment at both Universal and Islands of Adventure, squeezing in every theme park ride (which left one or two of the agents feeling very queasy!), while the evening consisted of fantastic food and some great nightlife at the vibrant ‘City Walk’.

Lee Osborne finally finds someone with a bigger mouth

Lee Osborne finally finds someone with a bigger mouth

A little bit of work was done as the group visited the other Universal hotels and also got a chance to experience some fine dining at the Rosen Shingle Creek.

The Three (swordless!) Wizards: Holly Best, Virgin Atlantic; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; and Bev Fly, BookaBed

The Three (swordless!) Wizards: Holly Best, Virgin Atlantic; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; and Bev Fly, BookaBed

There was even a bit of time for some more fun in Wet ’n’ Wild as well as some essential Christmas shopping in the local malls and premium outlets.

Group at the Rosen Shingle Creek

Group at the Rosen Shingle Creek

“It was a fantastic action packed week,” said Lee Osborne, Sales Manager, BookaBed. “A huge ‘thank you’ to Holly Best from Virgin and Dave Cole from Universal for helping us put the fam trip together.”

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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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