News

Let’s Talk About Andalucía

Let’s Talk About Andalucía

The title says it all – Andalucía came to Dublin and hosted the trade at Trinity College with the style and elegance that can only be found in Andalucía. A delegation of the top 21 travel and tourism providers, led by Antonio Martin-Machuca Ales, the avuncular Marketing Director of Turismo Andalucía, had an informative workshop where more than 80 members of the Irish trade brushed up on their knowledge or learnt of new developments in the popular Spanish province.

Andalucia 8

Classical flamenco completed a well-attended Let’s Talk About Andalucía event at Trinity College Dublin last Thursday evening

Speaking at the event, HE Javier Garrigues Florez, the Spanish Ambassador to Ireland, noted that his favourite part of Spain is Andalucía, the Provence that can offer a total diversity of tourism product beaches, sunshine, culinary, and skiing. He is amazed that 28% of the Irish population had visited Spain last year.

The event was organised in conjunction with Gonzalo Ceballos Watling, Director of the Spanish Tourism Office in Dublin.

Following on from the workshop, the attendees dined well with fine wines from Cadiz, together with a performance of superb classical flamenco that topped off a wonderful evening that truly showcased the best of Andalucía.

Viva Andalucía!

Andalucia 2

Hosts Gonzalo Ceballos Watling, Director, Spanish Tourism Office, Dublin, with Antonio Martin-Machuca Ales, Marketing Director, Turismo Andaluz

Andalucia 3

Kathryn Macdonnell, Spanish Tourism Office, Dublin; Cristina Rovira, Paradores; Antonio Martin-Machuca Ales, Turismo Andaluz; and Sara Rivero Lopez, Spanish Tourism Office, Dublin

Andalucia 1

John Galligan, John Galligan Travel, with Tomas Abascal, Islantilla Golf Resort

Andalucia 4

David Lacey and Padraic Keogh, Padraic Keogh Travel, with Cristina Rovira, Paradores

Andalucia 5

Stephen Sands, Riviera Travel, with Javier De La Plata, Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

Andalucia 6

Carmen Cascon, Hotel IPV, with Will Walsh and Clare Dunne, The Travel Broker

Andalucia 7

Antonio Arias, Cadiz Tourist Promotion Board, with Matt Corcoran, King Travel

Andalucia 9

Rocio Gomez, Diputacion Provincal De Jean, with Richard Cullen, Killiney Travel

Click to add a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

News

NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

More in News

Cathay Pacific and Boeing Donate First B777-200 to Museum

Michael FloodSeptember 18, 2018

Exploring Vacations Ceases to Trade

Neil SteedmanSeptember 18, 2018

Turkish Airlines to Appoint a Sales and Traffic Agent

Neil SteedmanSeptember 18, 2018

Travel Department is Honoured in Beijing

Michael FloodSeptember 18, 2018
Travel Trade Deals

Great Value Travel Deals – 18th September 2018

Sarah SlatterySeptember 18, 2018

Cork Airport Wins Prestigious Global Award

Michael FloodSeptember 18, 2018

Dublin Airport’s Platinum Services Shortlisted for Two Global Awards

Michael FloodSeptember 18, 2018

TAP to Fly Dublin-Lisbon Double Daily from Next Summer

Michael FloodSeptember 18, 2018

Paris Has Biggest Hotel Price Increase in Trivago Index

Michael FloodSeptember 17, 2018

Copyright © 2016 Belgrave Group Limited, C4 Nutgrove Office Park, Nutgrove Avenue, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, Ireland