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Thomson Spirit Cruises into Dublin

Thomson Spirit Cruises into Dublin

On a cold and blustery morning, Thomson Cruises’ ship Thomson Spirit – the smallest vessel in the fleet – visited Dublin and invited members of the trade specialising in cruise for a visit to the ship.

Glenda Heery and ,Sinead Cregan,both Travel Counsellors,Amanda Carroll,Falcon Travel,Jill Spain,Cruisescapes, with Michelle Sellors and Mary Downes both with Cassidy Travel were on board the Thomson Spirit.

Travel Counsellors Glenda Heery and Sinead Cregan; Amanda Carroll, Falcon Travel; Jill Spain, Cruisescapes, with Michelle Sellors and Mary Downes, Cassidy Travel, on board the Thomson Spirit

The ship can accommodate 1350 passengers with a crew of almost 500. Guests are well looked after in a warm and friendly manner. Entertainment on board is an important aspect with cabaret, jazz and all forms of relaxation to the fore.

The Falcon /Thomson group on board were Marta and Alexandra Stybaniewiez,Debbie O'Connor,Rod Sheppard,Stephanie O'Grady,Palnen Stanev,Irene Smith,Sarah Walsh,Leila McCabe.

The Falcon/Thomson group on board were Marta and Alexandra Stybaniewiez, Debbie O’Connor, Rod Sheppard, Stephanie O’Grady, Palnen Stanev, Irene Smith, Sarah Walsh, and Leila McCabe

A mature  clientele looking for something different such as the Baltics or even an Arctic cruise are well provided for on cruises from 7 to 11 days. Mediterranean cruises are also on the itinerary.

Cruise Director Richard Grey led the tour of the ship, which has undergone an extensive refurbishment recently. The friendly atmosphere encourages repeat business, with many clients returning to the Thomson Spirit time after time.

Getting a tour of the ship were Fiona Kelly,Skytours,Angela Hayden,Abbey Travel,Julie Hanna,Travel Broker,Padraig Keogh,PAdraig Keogh Travel,Pamela Phelan and Lynn Dempsey both with Newbridge Travel,Will Walsh,Click and Go, Amanda Buckley,Cassidy Travel and Cian Scanlon,Just Split.

Getting a tour of the ship were Fiona Kelly, Skytours Travel; Angela Hayden, Abbey Travel; Julie Hanna, Travel Broker; Padraig Keogh, Padraig Keogh Travel; Pamela Phelan and Lynn Dempsey, Newbridge Travel; Will Walsh, ClickandGo.ie; Amanda Buckley, Cassidy Travel; and Cian Scanlon, Justsplit.com

The 40 members of the trade enjoyed lunch on board and  had an informative, interesting and enjoyable experience on the ship.

 

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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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