All posts tagged "Declan Mescall"

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    Travel Trade Nominations for Irish Travel Industry Entrepreneur of the Year Award

    In an innovation for the 2012 Irish Travel Industry Entrepreneur of the Year Award, members of the Irish travel industry can now nominate who they consider to be the most entrepreneurial individual or company in recent years by emailing their name, company, phone number and nomination to manus@belgravegroup.ie The three most nominated...

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    Irish Ferries Appoints Dermot as Head of Passenger Sales

    Dermot Merrigan has been appointed Head of Passenger Sales for Ireland – UK/France by Irish Ferries, succeeding Declan Mescall, who has retired after 34 years’ service with the company (see Interview, ITTN March issue). A native of Dublin, Dermot joined Irish Ferries 22 years ago and has extensive experience within the company’s passenger...

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    Majority of Women Prefer to Travel by Ferry

    Women are favouring travel by ferry in ever increasing numbers, according to a recent survey of passenger opinion carried out by Irish Ferries on their services to Britain and France. Among the female passengers surveyed, a majority said that they would prefer to travel by sea – up from 42% to 57%...

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    Irish Ferries Adds Children’s Treasure Hunt

    When children are happy, their parents are happy – and the key to keeping children happy, according to ferry operator Irish Ferries, is to give them plenty to do to keep their minds occupied. It is against this backdrop that the company has expanded the range of fun things for children to...

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    Declan Mescall to Retire from Irish Ferries

    After 42 years of moving people and freight, Declan Mescall, Head of Passenger Sales for Irish Ferries, plans to retire at the end of July – and then to move himself to so-far unexplored places such as China, Australia and South America. In an interview with Irish Travel Trade News, he says...

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    Irish Ferries Poses Questions for Travellers to France

    What’s got three restaurants, two lounge bars, two cinemas showing latest Hollywood releases, 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-star rooms, one piano bar, one children’s play area, mall-style shopping, café, gaming area, hair and beauty salon, wi-fi Internet access, free children’s entertainment, nightly cabaret performances, and late-night disco? That’s the question Irish Ferries...

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    Irish Ferries’ Best Down Payment Deal

    On its summer services to France, Irish Ferries is promoting what the company calls the ‘best down payment deal’ offered by any carrier in Ireland. Motorists sailing on the Rosslare – Cherbourg/Roscoff services can reserve their preferred sailing dates, even in busiest high season, all for a deposit fee of just €100...