Brooklyn Travel Limited Acquires Killiney Travel
Congratulations Richard Cullen on your retirement and a warm Travelbiz welcome back to Niall McDonnell appointed as new MD of Killiney Travel.
Brooklyn Travel has today completed the purchase of Killiney Travel from its owner/founder Richard Cullen. Richard has taken the decision to retire from the business.
The Glasgow based company, already own/operate a range of businesses across the travel sector including Canterbury Travel, Stewart Travel, Destinology, Villa Select, CruiseKings, Scotland’s Cruise Centre, GolfKings, My Canada Trips and Santa Claus Trips.
Speaking about the acquisition, Duncan Wilson (CEO Brooklyn Travel) commented, “We are delighted to further expand the Brooklyn Travel portfolio with the addition of the much-respected Killiney Travel. This is our first venture into the Irish retail market, and we are excited at the opportunities that exist within the business”.
“Richard Cullen has built a successful business over many years and we are delighted to take ownership of a company that we believe has strong potential for growth”.
Niall McDonnell has been appointed as Managing Director of Killiney Travel to oversee and manage the newly acquired business.
Duncan Wilson, “The team at Brooklyn Travel have known and worked with Niall for many years, we are confident that his extensive experience and industry knowledge will enable growth and future success for Killiney Travel & Brooklyn Travel in Ireland. We are also confident that the travel sector will shortly be back to pre-pandemic levels all of which presents exciting times ahead for both Killiney Travel’s customers and staff.”
Richard Cullen commented, “My decision to retire was not an easy one but I feel the time is right to pass on the Killiney Travel business to Brooklyn Travel. I see Brooklyn Travel as an excellent fit for the business and I wish them and all the staff an exciting and profitable future”.