Shackelton, Hurtigruten and the Antarctic

Shackelton, Hurtigruten and the Antarctic

Little did Sir Ernest Shackelton realise that when he set out with 28 men on his trans-Antarctic expedition in 1914 that, 100 years later, an exhibition to commemorate his great courage would be the backdrop to a promotion by Hurtigruten in the Royal St George Yacht Club in Dun Laoghaire.

Enjoying the barbecue were David Kinsella,e-travel,Tim Carey,The Travel Boutique,Maxine Dunsdon,Hurtigruten,Linda James,The Travel Boutique, Danny Giles,Hurtigruten, Alice Swords,Sunway,Dawn Conway,Sunway, and Martin Skelly,Navan Travel

Enjoying the barbecue were David Kinsella, eTravel; Tim Carey, The Travel Boutique; Maxine Dunsdon, Hurtigruten; Linda Jones, The Travel Boutique; Danny Giles, Hurtigruten; Alice Swords, Sunway; Dawn Conway, Sunway; and Martin Skelly, Navan Travel


The Hurtigruten team of Maxine Dunsdon, Danny Giles and Ron Carlisle were on hand to show how to re-enact a visit to the Antarctic in the comfort of their deluxe ships. After a barbecue, the agents were given an in-depth presentation by Danny Giles.

John Galligan from John Galligan Travel plotting the cruise route.

John Galligan, John Galligan Travel, plots the cruise route

Hurtigruten is organising a special cruise with direct flights from and to Dublin, to view the Arctic Highlights. The package is a five-day trip departing on 16th February 2015.

James Malone,Rathgar Travel and John O'Reilly ,Irish Maritime Exhibitions.

James Malone, Rathgar Trave,l and John O’Reilly, Irish Maritime Exhibitions

The Hurtigruten team of Ron Carisle,Maxine Dunsdon and Danny Giles.

The Hurtigruten team of Ron Carisle, Maxine Dunsdon and Danny Giles

Rebecca and Clare Dunne from The Travel Broker meet Danny Giles from Hurtigruten.

Rebecca and Clare Dunne from The Travel Broker meet Danny Giles, Hurtigruten


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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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