All posts tagged "Travel Centres"

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    A Future for the ITAA?

    In a statement issued last week, Michael Doorley, Managing Director of Shandon Travel, who has been proposed and seconded for the position of Treasurer of the Irish Travel Agents Association and which is to be determined by ITAA members on 14th March, highlighted the serious situation currently faced by the ITAA, both...

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    Grainne Caffrey Heads West for Lowcostbeds / Resorthoppa

    Having already visited Munster, Leinster and Dublin City agencies on behalf of Lowcostbeds and Resorthoppa, this week Grainne Caffrey is heading for the west and north-west. “We’ve had a great start to the year and agents have been very supportive – it’s all about relationships in the travel business and they know...

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    Travel Centres’ Brave New World

    Travel Centres is distributing a new brochure, ‘The Brave New World of Travel’, to travel agencies around the country in a drive to expand its membership. The 12-page brochure sets out the benefits of being a member of the consortium, including enhanced commercial agreements, weekly webinars, reduced overheads and exclusive deals. Managing...

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    Malaysia Fam Trip for Five Top Irish Agents

    Ireland’s five top counter staff for bookings to Malaysia in 2012 will be heading off to visit the country for themselves in an incentive soon to be launched by the Malaysian Tourism Board. In the January issue of Irish Travel Trade News – published this week – News and Features Editor Neil...

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    AgentWiki Idea Wins Amadeus Prize for Dominic Burke

    Congratulations to Dominic Burke of Travel Centres who will be rewarded €2,000 for winning fourth place in the global Amadeus Brighter, Bolder, Better ideas for travel competition with his AgentWiki idea. Participants from all over the world were asked to submit their ideas based on the Bigger Bolder Better campaign. AgentWiki Why...

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    Liam Lonergan of Club Travel Wins Inaugural ‘Irish Travel Industry Entrepreneur of the Year’

    Liam Lonergan of Club Travel was last night declared the ‘Irish Travel Industry Entrepreneur of the Year’ in the award scheme introduced this year by the Association of Foreign Airlines, the Irish Tour Operators Federation, and ‘Irish Travel Trade News’. The Award was presented at the inaugural Irish Travel Industry Christmas Party,...

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    Travel Centres Agents Speed-date Suppliers

    Travel Centres held a very successful Suppliers Workshop at the Clarion Hotel, IFSC, Dublin, last Tuesday, when some 60 members held scheduled 15-minute ‘speed dates’ with the consortium’s preferred suppliers.

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    10 Luxury Nights for Two in Thailand for Ireland’s Favourite Travel Agent!

        The lucky travel agent who is voted by the Irish travelling public as Ireland’s Favourite Travel Agent will be presented with the following fantastic 10-night stay for two in Thailand: Flights for two from Dublin, including international and Thai domestic flights, all taxes, and airport transfers in Thailand. Five nights...

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    Gerry Duffy Inspires Travel Centres Dublin Conference

    Today’s Dublin conference of Travel Centres owners and managers, held in the Clarion Hotel, IFSC, was well attended with 45 delegates being inspired by marathon runner Gerry Duffy’s motivational presentation and queuing up to buy signed copies of his latest book, ‘Who Dares, Runs’. Other speakers at the event, which was sponsored...

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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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    Travel Centres Get the TravelBug

    The Travel Centres consortium’s website is currently undergoing “a major refit and function/identity change” and will re-emerge within a month or so as www.travelbug.ie. A message on the current website states: “TravelBug is the new online initiative from Travel Centres – Ireland’s largest grouping of independently owned, licensed and bonded travel agents...