All posts tagged "Travel"

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    Volunteers Needed for Family Fun Day

    The committee for this year’s Travel Trade Family Fun Day is appealing for members of the travel trade to volunteer on the day by registering online at www.travelfunday.ie/volunteers-register/. The event will take place on 1st September at the ALSAA sports ground, Dublin Airport. Volunteers will be required to be at the venue...

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    Travel Counsellors – Work, Life, Balance

    A video which gives an insight into the rewards that have been gained from members of Travel...

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    Carol Anne O’Neill is new Falcon G.M.

    Falcon Holidays / Thomson has appointed a new General Manager for Ireland. Carol Anne O’Neill, who has 11 years’ previous experience working for Falcon, has been appointed to the position of General Manager, which will see her responsible for the day-to-day running of the Falcon and Thomson tour operations in Ireland, including...

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    Emirates Announces Earlybird Fares from Dublin

    Emirates have announced its Earlybird fares for travel from Dublin to a range of worldwide destinations to celebrate the launch of services on 9th January 2012.    Earlybird Economy Class return fares include Dublin – Dubai from €505; Durban from €689; Perth from €905; Mumbai from €445 and Kochi starting from €499. All prices...

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    Travelport Launches ‘Lowest Public Rate’ Hotel Programme

    Travelport has recently launched a new hotel programme that gives Travelport GDS-connected travel agents guaranteed access to the lowest publicly available rates from a wide range of global hotel groups. Launched recently on both the Galileo and Worldspan GDS, the ‘Lowest Public Rate Programme’ already has more than 40 participating hotel brands signed...

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    Inaugural Best Agent Friendly Supplier Award

    The 20th Irish Travel Trade Awards, which will give recognition for excellence by 22 suppliers in Ireland’s...

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    Oscars Night for Ireland’s Travel Industry

    ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ will be holding the inaugural Irish Travel Industry Christmas Party on Friday 25th...

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    Topflight Press Launch

    Tony Collins and Carmel O’Reilly delivered a very clear message at the press launch of Topflight’s Ski...

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    Expedia Affiliate Network Partnership with Aer Lingus

    Expedia Affiliate Network has signed a long-term hotel supply partnership with Aer Lingus. Those booking flights on...

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    New International Travel Event for India in 2012

    At this month’s annual PATA Travel Mart in New Delhi, the Indian Minister for Tourism, Shri Subodh...

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    Philip Airey New ITOF President

    At its agm this weekend, the Irish Tour Operators Federation elected Philip Airey of Sunway Holidays as...

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    Win a Las Vegas Week for Two with Flexibletrips!

    A new Flexibletrips trade incentive starting 5th August will have a week for two in Las Vegas...

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    €6m Boost for Tourism Projects

    Almost €6 million worth of funding for four tourism projects in Ireland has been announced. The funding, from Fáilte Ireland’s Tourism Capital Investment Programme, has been allocated to:   •          Book of Kells, Trinity College Dublin – €2.7 million •          Garnish Island, Co Cork – €2.4 million •          Killarney Downhill Mountain Bike...

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    New Complicated Room Tax in Venice

    Venice will introduce a room tax from 24th August, similar to the existing tax now in force in Florence. The tax will be €1 per star, per night, per person for a maximum of five nights. There are certain reductions and exemptions. During the low season there will be a 50% reduction...

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    Thomas Cook Gets Travel Agency License

    The CAR yesterday issued a new travel agency license to Thomas Cook Retail under the Flexitrips brand.

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    International Tourism Recovers Strongly in 2010

    Good news. International tourism recovered strongly in 2010 . Consumer demand for leisure travel improved with the worldwide number of outbound trips up 7% on to 711 million after a 4% drop in 2009, according to preliminary results from IPK International’s World Travel Monitor presented at the ITB Berlin Future Day on...