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Juan Wins Cyprus Holiday Prize

Juan Wins Cyprus Holiday Prize

Juan Cullen of Supersun Travel was the lucky winner of a seven-night stay at the 4-star Athena Beach Hotel in Paphos, Cyprus, at a most enjoyable evening recently hosted by Maria Slye of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, Leslie Slye and Gabrielle Yates.

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Hosts Leslie Slye, Maria Slye and Gabrielle Yates of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation

The Cypriot wine and food tasting at the Old Punch Bowl in Booterstown, Co Dublin, was attended by 15 travel agents – including five from King Travel – with Leslie Slye presenting six wines: two whites from the xynisteri grape, a shiraz rosé, two reds from the maratheftiko grape, and a St John Commandaria dessert wine, made from xynisteri and mavro grapes.

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Top prize winner Juan Cullen and Sinead McGrane from Supersun Travel

Great fun was had by everyone and lots of prizes of wine bottles were won by agents, including John Kinane, Robbie Smart, Ella Shirto and Chris Corcoran (as well as two bottles by your reporter!)

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The King Travel team: Matt Corcoran, Gill O’Sullivan, Ella Shirto, Chris Corcoran and Maria Corcoran

Cyprus Wine Routes

The Cyprus Tourism Organisation has published an excellent 100-page A5-size book, ‘Cyprus Wine Routes’, which includes six wine routes as well as general information including the grape varieties to be found in Cyprus.

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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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