All posts tagged "Irish Travel Industry"

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    Working with the Irish Travel Industry – Seven Views

    Seven people – Gonzalo Ceballos, Enda Corneille, Yvonne Muldoon, John Booty, Tony Collins, Eileen Penrose and Maura...

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    Oscars Night for the Irish Travel Industry

    The 22nd Irish Travel Trade Awards, the industry’s ‘Oscars’, were announced and presented at last night’s Irish Travel Industry Christmas Party at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin. The Gala Dinner event was yet another success, creating a ‘great buzz’ among the attendees in the beautifully decorated ballroom, writes Neil Steedman, News and...

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    Amadeus Golf Classic at Mount Wolseley

    Under an overcast but dry sky, Amadeus hosted their eighth annual golf classic for the Irish travel industry  at Mount Wolseley Hotel Spa and Country Club. Forty golfers teed off with an innovative yellow ball format whereby each member of the four ball’s score was counted on at least four holes in...

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    Irish Travel Industry is Optimistic

    Enquiry levels for summer holidays have been strong in January all over the 32 counties of Ireland and bookings are on a par or slightly up on last year – but most consumers have to be cautious about how they will pay for their holiday. Consequently, all-inclusive pricing, exceptionally good value, low...

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    Oscars Night for the Irish Travel Industry

    The 20th Irish Travel Trade Awards, announced and presented at last Friday night’s inaugural Irish Travel Industry...

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    One Stop Shop launches Three Brands

    It was a case of roof open or roof closed as Sharon Jordan of One Stop Shop...

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    Visit USA Visits Dublin!

    A well-attended travel trade workshop, a lunch reception at Chapter One, an evening ‘Stars & Stripes’ reception in the Radisson Blu, a greyhound race night out, and the Tour America show at the Red Cow Hotel kept a delegation of over a dozen representatives from Visit USA busy in Dublin this weekend!...

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    Riviera Travel to Open Dublin Office

    Riviera Travel, the UK escorted tours and river cruising company based in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, will be opening an office in Dublin soon with three Irish staff. The parent company, Riviera Tours Ltd, has just been granted a tour operator licence, TO 257, by the Commission for Aviation Regulation. Managing Director Michael...

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    Promoting Spain through Co-operative Product Groups

    In his very first interview since coming to Dublin to take over as Director of the Spanish Tourism Office, Gonzalo Ceballos Watling outlined to ITTN’s News and Features Editor, Neil Steedman, how Spain is striving to help tour operators and individual travel agents to package and sell unique Spanish experiences ‘beyond’ the...

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    Ten Tickets to New York to be Won

    NYC & Company has teamed up with Aer Lingus to give travel agents the chance to earn a trip to New York City. All you have to do is book Aer Lingus SNNJFK, become an NYC Specialist on nycgo.com/training, and you could find yourself on your very own trip to New York...

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    CAR and Gerry Duffy at Travel Centres Dublin Conference

    Travel Centres’ seventh Owners/Managers Conference, to be held at the Clarion Hotel, IFSC, Dublin next Tuesday (13th September) will include presentations from the Commission for Aviation Regulation, Micros and Praxis Now. Delegates will also hear from Ireland’s latest athletics hero, Gerry Duffy, who is no stranger to the Irish travel industry, having...

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    Win a Place on RCI VIP Fam Trip to Dubai

    Agents booking and confirming a 2011 or 2012 Royal Caribbean International cruise by next Friday, 26th August, will be in with a chance to win one of 20 places on a VIP fam trip to Dubai in from 1st – 6th December 2011. The booking must be made by automation tools and...

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    Travelsavers Ireland Lunch-and-Learn Sessions

    Travelsavers Ireland has announced an innovative educational and networking programme for its licensees called ‘Lunch ’n’ Learn’. The inaugural fast-break meetings will take place in Dublin (on 15th September at the Raddison Blu Royal Hotel) and Galway (20th September, Raddison Blu Hotel & Spa). Held over the lunchtime hours, the meetings offer...

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    Inghams Closes Dubin Office, Grainne Caffrey Leaves

    Inghams announced yesterday that it has “reluctantly” decided to cease tour operations from Ireland with effect from winter 2011-12 and that its offices in Dublin will close on Friday 19th August. Ireland Manager Grainne Caffrey, who has been with Inghams for the past five years, will be leaving the company. Inghams has...

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    Panorama: Stay Second Week and Save Money!

    Panorama Holidays claims that staying two weeks instead of one could save money. “Clearly, people are looking to cut back on everything in these times, and that includes travel,” said Sharon Harney of Panorama Holidays. “However, there is no need to skimp on the summer hols with these offers. We’ve pared back...

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    August Bank Holiday at Dublin Airport

    More than 280,000 passengers are expected to travel through Dublin Airport over the August Bank Holiday Weekend, a 2% increase over the same period last year, according to the Dublin Airport Authority. In what is one of the busiest weekends of the year for the Irish travel industry, just over 2,200 flights...