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Sympossio 2017 – Greek Gourmet Touring in Dublin

Sympossio 2017 – Greek Gourmet Touring in Dublin

It was the first time that Sympossio 2017 – the eighth Greek Gourmet Touring – came to Dublin, but judging by the reception that the group received from the travel trade at the event in Cooks Academy, it certainly won’t be the last.

Lynda Betsch,Aegean Airlines and Panos Papadopoulos, Greek National Torism Organisation at the event.

Lynda Betsch, Aegean Airlines, and Panos Papadopoulos, Greek National Tourism Organisation

This was truly both an educational event and a really fun evening and it certainly achieved the objective of demonstrating what a great gastronomic destination that Greece is.

The Atlas Travel team of Rachel Tracey,Stacey McWilliam and Crona Gilbarry in Cooks Acadamey.

Atlas Travel team of Rachel Tracey, Stacey McWilliam and Crona Gilbarry in Cooks Academy

The philosophy behind the Sympossio is that gastronomy is the ideal ambassador for the Greek islands that adds value to hospitality and shaping the kind of tourism that this Mediterranean nation wants.

Neenan Travel were well represented by Jill Scully,Gina Smyth,Denise Egan,Aindri Hurley and Elisha Bernie at the Greek event.

Neenan Travel were well represented by Jill Scully, Gina Smyth, Denise Egan, Aindri Hurley and Elisha Bernie

Sean McCarthy from Club Travel with his winning dish.

Sean McCarthy, Club Travel, with his winning dish

The agents really got into the fun of learning to cook from two great Greek chefs, all donning aprons and chefs hats before tackling the cookery tasks. In the end the winner was decided on the best dessert dish, and it was Sean McCarthy, Club Travel, who claimed the winning prize.

Hertz ,who were a sponsor of the evening were well represented by Jason Kearns,Enda O'Toole and Sean Boland.

Hertz, sponsor of the evening, was well represented by Jason Kearns, Enda O’Toole and Sean Boland

The event was conceived by Aldermar Resorts and its team of chefs and organised by Hertz Ireland in association with Aegean Airlines under the auspices of the Greek National Tourism Organisation. Aegean Airlines was represented by Dublin-born Lynda Betsch, who was delighted that the carrier has increased its flights to Athens from Dublin to three per week for the summer.EVNT6809

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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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