All posts tagged "Clem Walshe"

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    Lowcostbeds Reports Major Increase in Irish Sales

    Lowcostbeds.com has reported a record-breaking start to 2014 with Irish sales up 39% on this time last year. The Swiss-based bedbank is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary and intends launching a wide range of trade incentives over the coming months to thank travel agents for their support over the past decade. Clem...

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    City Breaks are Back, Says Lowcostbeds

    Lowcostbeds reports a 45% increase in sales on city destinations on last year, after securing exclusive rates in Barcelona, Madrid, Berlin, Prague and Krakow.  Following a growth in demand and an increase in searches for city destinations, lowcostbeds further developed its hotel portfolio worldwide in top city-break destinations. Not only investing in...

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    Lowcostholidays to Boost Social Media Activity

    Lowcostholidays has announced a significant expansion of its investment in its presence on Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ in 2014, as well as developing the company’s Irish online weekly newsletter database, which now exceeds 50,000 customers.  Lowcostholidays also already has over 109,000 fans on its Irish Facebook page, bringing into the top 40...

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    Lowcostbeds Starts 10th Year Celebrations

    At World Travel Market on Monday 4th November, lowcostbeds the Swiss-based bedbank, part of the lowcosttravelgroup, announced the official launch of its 10th anniversary celebrations.  Paul Evans, Founder and Chief Executive, said: “It has been an amazing journey so far and we are entering the next, exciting phase of our growth and...

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    Lowcosttravelgroup Launches Websites in Global Expansion

    Lowcosttravelgroup has announced its latest stage of global expansion by launching new B2B and B2C websites in the USA, New Zealand and South Korea, with Australia going live by the end of this month.  “This is an exciting time in the development of the lowcosttravelgroup”, said Paul Evans, Chief Executive. “With the new sites launching this month, we are now...

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    Lowcostbeds Doubles Hotel Inventory in Brazil

    Lowcostbeds.com has expanded its hotel count in Brazil following a growth in demand from North American and European markets.  After launching lowcostbeds in Brazil earlier this year, the company decided to further develop its portfolio in one of the world’s fastest growing global economies to offer its travel partners in Europe and...

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    Lowcostbeds Increases Irish Turnover by 45%

    Lowcostbeds.com, at its annual dinner last night in Dobbins restaurant for travel agents and media, announced a 45% increase in turnover from Irish travel agents for the 2013 season year to date. Clem Walshe, Managing Director Ireland & North America, said: “Some 26% more Irish travel agents are now doing business with...

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    Lowcostbeds.com Launches September Sale

    Lowcostbeds.com launched a bumper September sale this weekend that offers great value across a wide range of beach getaways and well-known European cities – and with savings of up to 25% on some properties.  Clem Walshe, Managing Director – Ireland, said: “September tends to be quite a popular time for singles and...

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    Lowcostbeds Triples Hotel Count in Caribbean

    Lowcostbeds, the Swiss-based bedbank, part of the lowcosttravelgroup, today announced it is delighted with its current direction towards achieving a global position in the international market as an accommodation only provider. Following an increase in demand from the Irish, UK, and North American markets, lowcostbeds is rapidly expanding its hotel portfolio in...

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    Lowcostbeds Launches ‘Happy Mondays’ Agents Promotion and Secret ☺ Hotels Programme

    Lowcostbeds has re-launched its ‘Happy Mondays’ promotion. Agents that make an accommodation booking with a transfer during the promotion will automatically be entered into a weekly draw for a €100 voucher to cheer up their Monday. Weekly ‘€100 Happy Monday’ winners will be contacted on Monday 17th, 24th June and 1st July....

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    Lowcostbeds and Travelsavers Sign Agreement

    Lowcostbeds has signed up Travelsavers as one of its preferred trading partners in Ireland and the UK. The agreement will see lowcostbeds providing Travelsavers members with a range of attractive commercials aimed at giving them a significant competitive advantage in their relative markets. Travelsavers Vice President Jack Maraffi said: “We are delighted to have added lowcostbeds...

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    Record-breaking Start to 2013 as Lowcostbeds Goes Gobal

    “If the first 10 days of January are anything to go by then 2013 is going to be a great year for the Irish travel business!” So said Clem Walshe, Managing Director Ireland and North America for lowcostbeds, who is absolutely buoyant about the prospects for 2013 after what he describes as...

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    Lowcostbeds Plans Worldwide Expansion

    Lowcostbeds is recruiting five extra buyers as part of ambitious plans to expand into more than 75 countries and boost revenue to £1 billion within the next three years. Clem Walshe, Managing Director Ireland & North America, told Irish Travel Trade News: “This expansion will further strengthen Lowcostbeds’ accommodation portfolio and provide our retail travel...

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    Lowcostbeds Launches in USA, Appoints Clem Walshe Managing Director Ireland & North America

    Lowcostbeds has launched a new website for US travel agencies, Lowcostbeds.us, and has opened a new office in Atlanta, Georgia. Clem Walshe has been appointed Managing Director Ireland & North America with responsibility for promoting the Lowcostbeds product to the American trade. US travel agencies are already registering to do business with...

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    Lowcostbeds to Offer Daily Agent Deals and Plans Fam Trip to Port Aventura

    Lowcostbeds is to offer daily deals for travel agents to capture more of the ‘impulse buy’ market. Meanwhile an Irish fam trip to Port Aventura will follow the recent fam to the Algarve. In the UK, Michelle Brackstone has been promoted to Head of Late Sales, in order to drive new daily...

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    Lowcostbeds European Expansion Continues

    Over 10,000 agents have signed up to use the Lowcostbeds platform across Europe, according to the latest figures from the Lowcosttravelgroup. This increase in agents follows a rapid and successful programme of European launches, replicating the model of the original UK site. With sites now active in the UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Sweden,...