There was a recent graduation of delegates from the Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme, which is run by the ITAA.
Declan Mescall (Features Editor Travelbiz) flew out in the super Emirates Business Class on the Wendy Wu Press trip to China.
Boy it was tough getting to WTM this year...fog...delays... rail strikes all combined to make the nerves tingle.
Well done to Bernie O’Callaghan (J Barter Travel) who won a place on the recent competition run on Travelbiz.
Isabel Conway won travel feature of the year, in the over 850 words category at the annual travel journalist awards at the glitzy Savoy on the eve of WTM London.
Aboard a glittering awards ceremony on the MSC Fantasia in Marseilles last week were Dominic Burke ( MD Travel Centres), Rebecca Kelly ( Country Manager Ireland MSC Cruises), Paul Hackett (CEO Click'n'Go) and Alan Lynch ( MD Citiescapes). All four were representing Ireland at the global awards ceremony. Travel Centres won an award for best agency network in Ireland. Congratulations to all the winners...as always MSC do it in style.
TravelMole, one of the largest news organisations for travel industry news, has agreed to exclusively appoint Travelbiz to republish TravelMole stories to the Irish travel trade
Murat Balandi (GM Turkish Airlines Ireland) hosted top agents (& Travelbiz) at yesterday’s match in the RDS.
Martin Skelly (ITAA President) finishes his successful term of office soon and attention has turned as to who might succeed him.
Turkish Airlines is to become an official partner of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup.