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John and Fiona Win Prizes at Silversea + Turkish Airlines Dinner

John and Fiona Win Prizes at Silversea + Turkish Airlines Dinner

The lucky prize winners at the Silversea + Turkish Airlines dinner held in the Morrison Hotel, Dublin, were John Galligan, John Galligan Travel, and Fiona Dobbyn, Classic Resorts. Above, Onur Gul, Turkish Airlines, welcomes Helen O’Flaherty, World Travel Centre, and Orla Kelly, Click&Go.

John Galligan, John Galligan Travel (centre), receives his prize from Amanda Middler, Silversea, and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

John Galligan, John Galligan Travel (centre), receives his prize from Amanda Middler, Silversea, and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

John won the Turkish Airlines prize of two Business Class tickets to anywhere on the THY network – currently 296 destinations, while Fiona won the Silversea prize of a day onboard Silver Muse in Southampton, including flights.

Fionna Dobbyn, Classic Resorts (centre), receives her prize from Luke Clarke and Amanda Middler, Silversea

Fionna Dobbyn, Classic Resorts (centre), receives her prize from Luke Clarke and Amanda Middler, Silversea

Also announced was an agents incentive in which the first Irish agent to book Silversea + Turkish Airlines combined will win two Business Class tickets to anywhere on the THY network.

Philip Airey, Sunway; John Galligan, John Galligan Travel; Coleman Burke, Club Travel; and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

Philip Airey, Sunway; John Galligan, John Galligan Travel; Coleman Burke, Club Travel; and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

The partnership between Silversea and Turkish Airlines was the theme of Amanda Middler’s presentation, with so many varied and unusual destinations shared by both parties making for seamless transfers around the world.

Mary McKenna, Tour America (centre), with Onur Gul and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

Mary McKenna, Tour America (centre), with Onur Gul and Hasan Mutlu, Turkish Airlines

The launch of the Silver Muse in April this year will be the highlight of the Silversea year. This will be the biggest ship in the Silversea fleet.

Matt Tarrant, Flight Centre; Fiona Dobbyn, Classic Resorts; and Coleman Burke, Club Travel

Matt Tarrant, Flight Centre; Fiona Dobbyn, Classic Resorts; and Coleman Burke, Club Travel

‘Widen your world’ was the message from Hasan Mutlu, General Manager for Turkish Airlines in Ireland. The Turkish Airlines fleet continues to expand at great speed and the product on offer is on a par with any other on the Irish and world market.

This is a partnership of two exceptional products that works really well for both companies.

Hasan Mutlu and Onur Gul, Turkish Airlines, make a presentation to Cormac Meehan, ITAA President

Hasan Mutlu and Onur Gul, Turkish Airlines, make a presentation to Cormac Meehan, ITAA President

Cormac Meehan, ITAA President, in thanking both Silversea and Turkish Airlines for the wonderful hospitality on the night, mentioned the Awards deservedly won by both companies recently and wished them well for 2017.

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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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