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Winners of Fam to Abu Dhabi: Alan Glover (Etihad) Clodagh Flanagan(FCm Fam winner) Angela Bates (Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority) Rachel Tracey (Travel Dept Fam winner) Fiona Lawless (Etihad) and Etihad crew

Abu Dhabi and Etihad celebrate record numbers from Ireland

Functions - 6th May 2013 - 2:09pm

Etihad joined with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority last night to thank the Irish travel trade for their fantastic support.   “Etihad are thrilled to announce the arrival of our new aircraft into Dublin which gives the trade an extra 900 seats a week to sell”, said Dave Walsh (Manager Ireland Etihad).    “And we have just launched a new sale so get those bookings in”, added Dave.    

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Alan Lynch (MD Travel Escapes)

Citiescapes to rebrand as Travel Escapes

Tour Ops - 12th February 2014 - 3:25pm

Citiescapes have been offering Escorted tours, River Cruises, Ocean Cruises and City breaks for over 22 years.

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Martin King (TV3)

Martin King (TV3) to start 5k run on Travel Trade Fun Day

General - 6th August 2013 - 12:55pm

TV3's Martin King will be on the start line for the 5K Fun Run on the Travel Trade Fun Day, the well known TV personality is giving the Fun Day his full support by kicking off the Fun Run.

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Erlingur Alfred Jonsson (Avion Express) Deirdre Murphy (Thomas Cook) John Kinane (Thomas Cook) Unndor Jonsson  and Saulius Ramonas (both Avion Express)

Thomas Cook Welcomes Avion Express

Tour Ops - 13th June 2013 - 1:10pm

Avion Express airline recently visited the Thomas Cook offices in Park West to meet the staff in advance of their inaugural summer charter flight from Dublin Airport which they are operating on behalf of Thomas Cook. 

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Lee Barker (Kerzner) Cathy Burke (Travel Counsellors) Ingrid Aagesen (Dubai Tourism) Eileen Penrose (Emirates) and Ciara MacConnell (Travel Counsellors)

Travel Counsellors - Conference Special

Agents - 22nd April 2013 - 9:58am

The Travel Counsellors conference was held in the gorgeous Fota Island Hotel in Cork. Starting on Thursday night with a Dubai Evening, sponsored by Dubai Tourism, Emirates and Kerzner, it was a great start to the conference.   There were close on 100 attendees, which included 39 Travel Counsellors and some of their partners, as well as suppliers, head office staff and the press/media (including Gerry Benson, Publisher & Editor Travelbiz).   Following speech’s by David Speakman (Chairman Travel Counsellors), Cathy Burke and of course Ingrid Aagesen (Dubai Tourism), Lee Barker (Kerzner) and Eileen Penrose (Emirates) it was down to a Dubai dinner feast.   It’s rumoured that several stayed up till 6am but Cathy does not know the names!

Chris Butler (Heathrow Airport) and Mike Rutter (Chief Revenue Officer Aer Lingus)

Aer Lingus new Business Class/Gold Circle Lounge opens in Heathrow

Airline - 18th August 2014 - 4:55pm

The new Aer Lingus Business Class/Gold Circle lounge has opened in the Queens Building (Terminal 2) at Heathrow. 

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Volker Lorenz

Breaking News: Volker Lorenz to leave Amadeus Ireland

Technology - 19th June 2017 - 5:15pm

In a shock announcement Volker Lorenz (GM Amadeus Ireland) is to leave Amadeus, after more than twelve years at its head.

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Stephen Mc Kenna (CEO Atlas Travel)

Atlas Travel Wins Deloitte’s Best Managed Award for the 4th Time

Agents - 20th March 2020 - 11:10am


Atlas Travel has been awarded a Deloitte Best Managed award for the 4th time in 2020, following a lengthy re-qualification and judging process

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Conor McGregor presents flowers to the crew

Conor McGregor - flies LA/Dublin direct on Ethiopian Airlines

Airline - 22nd December 2015 - 3:30pm

Conor McGregor flew in to Dublin on the Ethiopian direct flight from LA after his successful fight in Las Vegas.   It only took slightly longer to fly LA to Dublin than Conor’s fight lasted!

Padraic Keogh

Padraic Keogh wins seat on Intrepid/Finnair competition

Fams - 8th September 2017 - 2:15pm

Padraic Keogh was the winner of the recent competition run on Travelbiz for a seat on the up coming Intrepid Travel/Finnair Fam to China

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