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Aer Lingus Taste of America Heads to Dublin

21st February 2020 - 3:30pm

eTravel buddies David Kinsella & Alice Carrick at Aer Lingus Taste of the USA

eTravel buddies David Kinsella & Alice Carrick at Aer Lingus Taste of the USA

On Wednesday 12th February, the Taste of America Roadshow arrived at The Alex Hotel in Dublin. Once again, the event was packed with over 150 travel agents and tour operators networking and upskilling on all things state-side. With prizes aplenty, Dublin had a massive array of USA goodies on offer.

 

The top prize was won by Gillian Purser (Marble City Travel). The lucky lady will be flying Aer Lingus to Seattle on a fly-drive adventure with car hire included from Hertz, various park passes and accommodation too.

 

The next top prize went to Dee Ritchie (Cassidy Travel). She will be flying Aer Lingus direct to Minneapolis where she can shop till she drops VIP style in the Mall of America in Bloomington Minnesota with fabulous accommodation and passes to the home of Prince, Paisley Park.

 

There were a dozen other spot prizes including City Pass from Seattle, Connecticut gave a 2-night hotel stay, a gift bag and goody bag from Yale. A One4All voucher from New York State, North of Boston gave hotel & attraction passes, wireless headphones were sponsored by Orlando and an impressive Samsonite suitcase was given away by Bloomington.


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eTravel buddies David Kinsella & Alice Carrick at Aer Lingus Taste of the USA
The USIT travel team at the Aer Lingus Taste of the USA
Bill Byrne (US Executive Vice President Aer Lingus) with John Spollen (Cassidy Travel) at Aer Lingus Taste of the USA
Stephen and Niamh (The Travel Department)
Elaine Massey (Killiney Travel) and Shane Cullen (Travelbiz.ie)
The Club Travel ladies at the Aer Lingus Taste of the USA
The Visit USA team at the Aer Lingus Taste of the USA Event
Shane and Dave (Donabate Travel)
Melissa Rugg & Tatiana Soukhanova (both Sky Tours) with Ciara Mooney (Freedom Travel)
The ladies from Abbey Travel at Aer Lingus Taste of America
The Travel Department had a fantastic night at the Aer Lingus Taste of the USA
John Spollen and Sharon Harney (Cassidy Travel) with Dermot Lee (Aer Lingus)
Sunway pals Barry Hammond and James Fleming
The Cassidy Travel Crew at the Aer Lingus taste of the USA
Eleanor Morton and Hazel Tucker (Travel Escapes)
Polly Bond (Tour America) wins a stay & attraction tickets from New Hampshire
Ciara Mooney (Freedom Travel) wins a Minnie Mouse
Amy Henderson (Tour America) won a Kennedy Space Centre goodie bag from Phil
Sebastian Sarassin (Miami CVB) gave away a Miami goodie bag
Kristin Skinner (American Holidays) with her Universal goody bag from Grant.
Karen Wright (Travel Counsellors) won Wireless Headphones from Mary (Visit Orlando)
Toni Birthistle (Sunway) gets the €50 One4all voucher from Will representing NYS
Allie Sheehan (TTC) wins a stylish Samsonite Suitcase from Bloomington MOA
Lorna Meleady (TUI) wins North of Boston Prize stay & attraction passes
Mary McCormack wins stay & attraction tickets, Yale & Visit Connecticut goody bag
Martin Callinan (GTI) won a 2-night stay + Zoo/Aquarium passes in Tampa Bay
Dee Ritchie (Cassidy Travel) wins stay & flights to Minneapolis home to Mall of America, Bloomington and includes passes to Prince’s Paisley Park
Gillian Purser (Marble City Travel) wins Aer Lingus flights to Seattle on a fly-drive adventure with Hertz car hire, various park passes and accommodation to
With the workshops over it was time for the trade to kick back and catch up

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