May Dates for Your Diary…

May Dates for Your Diary…

May is shaping up to be a busy month for the Irish travel industry social scene! Lowcostbeds/ Resorthoppa will host events in Cork and Dublin on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd May respectively, followed by functions hosted by Air France/ KLM/ Delta, Etihad Airways/ Dubai Tourism, Silversea Cruises, and United, and ending (so far!) with two events on Thursday 24th May – by the Irish Travel Agents Association and DoSomethingDifferent.


Tuesday 1st

Travelport trade only event at La Stampa, Dawson Street, Dublin, from 5.30pm

Wednesday 2nd

Lowcostbeds/Resorthoppa trade night with “drinks and nibbles” in the Corona Lounge at The Boardwalk, Cork, from 6.30pm

Thursday 3rd

Lowcostbeds/Resorthoppa travel trade dinner (by invitation only) at Dobbins Restaurant, Dublin, from 7.00pm

Tuesday 15th

Silver Whisper visits Foynes

Thursday 17th

Silversea Cruises at Clontarf Castle, Clontarf, Dublin, from 6.30pm with drinks, canapés and a Silversea presentation

Friday 18th

Silver Whisper visits Dublin Port

Monday 21st

Carlson Wagonlit Travel Forum at the Westbury Hotel, Dublin

Wednesday 23rd

TIGS golf outing to Powerscourt Golf Club from 11.00am, sponsored by the Spanish Tourist Office

Thursday 24th

Irish Travel Agents Association Technology Day, ‘Smart Technology – Today, Tomorrow’ at Red Cow Hotel, Dublin. Coffee and registration at 10.00am with two keynote speakers and clinics from 10.30am to 5.30pm.

DoSomethingDifferent trade party co-sponsored by Universal Studios in the Lost Society Bar, South William Street, Dublin, from 6pm – 9pm, with open bar, canapés, a GrabAGrand / cash cube machine and “top prizes”!


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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at

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