All posts tagged "Wings Abroad"

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    Sarah Slattery Interviews Tanya Airey, Sunway

    When I walked into Tanya Airey’s office in Dun Laoghaire the first thing I noticed was an air of calmness. Considering Sunway is Ireland’s largest Irish-owned tour operator and it was one of the busiest times of the year, I got the impression that Tanya had everything very much under control.  ...

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    Sunway Adds Mark Warner to Brand Portfolio

    Sunway, which recently acquired the Wings Abroad programme to Turkey, is also adding the Mark Warner Holidays programme of family sun, ski and activity holidays to its brand portfolio for 2015.    Current sun destinations offered by Mark Warner are Corsica, Greece (Kos, Rhodes and Lemnos), Sardinia and Turkey. Ski destinations are...

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    Sunway Acquires Wings Abroad Turkey Programme

    With immediate effect, Sunway is taking over the Wings Abroad programme to Turkey. For existing clients of Wings Abroad, there will be no disruption to services and Sunway will be in contact with these clients or their travel agents, in relation to their forthcoming travel arrangements.    The Wings Abroad team will...

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    Wings Abroad Annual End of Season BBQ in Turkey

    The annual Wings Abroad end of season BBQ will take place on Wednesday 22nd October in Altinkum, Turkey. This is Wings Abroad’s way of thanking the travel trade for their continued support throughout the year. They will be taking a group of lucky agents with them to Turkey for seven nights to...

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    Think Turkey – a Shopper’s Paradise!

    “Are your clients heading to Turkey soon? Then make sure they take advantage of the amazing markets that take place each week,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.    “Shopping in the Turkish markets is a major part of the Turkish experience, so make sure your clients give...

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    Think Turkey – Think Adventure!

    “If your clients are looking to embrace their adventurous side, then Turkey is the perfect destination this summer,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.“From the very extreme, to the mild mannered adventurer, there is a great selection of activities for everyone to enjoy in Turkey.    Skydiving in...

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    Think Turkey – Think Fantastic Beaches!

    “With its crystal clear waters and endless blue skies Kusadasi is the ideal place to spend long sunny days lying on the beach,”writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.“Whether your clients are looking for a secluded spot away from the crowds or a lively sandy covered haven perfect...

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    Think Turkey – Think Amazing History!

    “As one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Temple of Artemis is a truly wonderful historic site to visit on a trip to Kusadasi,”writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.“The temple is located in the ancient city of Ephesus and, although only the ruins of...

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    Think Turkey – Think Amazing History!

    “The House of the Virgin Mary in Turkey is one of the most sacred places for Christianity and is very popular with tourists,”writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays. “In the hills above Ephesus, there is a small chapel that was built on the site where the Virgin...

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    Think Turkey – Think Glorious Food!

    “Did you know it is said that three major kinds of cuisine exist in the world: Chinese, French and Turkish! The variety and simplicity of the recipes along with the quality of the ingredients guarantees a wonderful experience,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.  “With a vast...

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    Stephen Long Joins Wings Abroad

    The latest addition to the Wings Abroad team is Stephen Long. He joins the company from Sunway Holidays. Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad, said: “We are very excited that Stephen has joined us just in time to celebrate one year in our new home. With over 20 years...

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    Think Turkey – Think Cotton Castles!

    “Pamukkale is an unusual, natural and historical site and one of the most extraordinary, amazing and enchanting natural wonders in Turkey,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.    “The name Pamukkale means ‘cotton castle’ and the venue is, quite simply, spectacular! The big attraction is a vast...

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    Think Turkey – Think Turkish Baths

    “Turkish Baths have long been considered one of the best ways to relax and unwind and there is no better place to experience the tranquility of this ancient bathing ritual than in Turkey itself!” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.    “The Turkish Bath, also known as...

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    Wings Abroad Achieves Record Trade Sales

    Wings Abroad has achieved record sales through the trade to date in 2014. The company reports a significant increase in bookings compared with last year, with a record 82% of sales coming from the trade.   Tayfun Gokpinar, Managing Director, expressed his delight with these figures and is grateful to the travel...

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    Think Bitez – Think Tranquil and Charming

    “A ‘jewel in the crown’ or a ‘hidden gem’ best describes the resort of Bitez on Turkey’s Bodrum Peninsula,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays. “Experience the mixture of colours in this simply stunning resort. A mix of green and blue, sprinkled with the orange rays from the...

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    Think Gumbet – Think Fun, Sun and Excitement

    “The Bodrum Peninsula boasts a number of beachfront resorts and the first bay that can be reached by a five-minute drive is Gumbet,” writes Joan Scanlon, Head of Sales & Operations, Wings Abroad Holidays.  “Gumbet (pronounced ‘Goom-bet’) has developed over the past few years as a resort in its own right, full...