All things Portuguese to be celebrated at Irish Travel Trade Show after-party

Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations & Uniworld Boutique River Cruises to sponsor social event on 12th April

The Irish Travel Trade Show will take place in Hall 3 of RDS Main Hall Complex, Dublin 4, on Thursday 12th April 2018. Now in its fourth year, the show offers FREE registration to all Irish travel professionals.

As part of this year’s show, all registered travel agents, tour operators and exhibitors will be invited to attend an after-party, sponsored by Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, where guests can enjoy complimentary food and Portuguese wine.

A large attendance of travel professionals is expected at the 2018 Irish Travel Trade Show which is an unrivalled opportunity for travel agents and tour operators to connect face-to-face with over 120 of the world’s best-know and most exciting brands. Following Worldchoice and ITAA management meetings in the morning, the Spanish Tourist Board and Costa Daurada will host a luncheon for invited guests from 12.30pm. At 2pm the Irish Travel Trade Show will be officially opened by the new ITAA President, John Spollen, with Dublin Airport sponsoring the registration.  The trade show will close at 7pm and guests are then invited to attend the after-party, sponsored by Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises.

Susana Cardoso, Director for Ireland for the Portuguese Trade and Tourism Board, commented “Visit Portugal is delighted to be a sponsor for the Irish Travel Trade Show after-party. We look forward to meeting with the travel trade and showcasing our delicious Portuguese wines at the event.”

Sharon Jordan, of Insight Vacations and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises, said, “The Irish Travel Trade Show is always a fantastic opportunity to catch up with business associates and meet new clients and suppliers. The after-party promises to be an enjoyable end to the day and a perfect opportunity to socialise with fellow travel professionals. Partnering with Visit Portugal is also a great opportunity for us to showcase our Portuguese product to the travel trade.”

Pat Dawson, CEO of the ITAA, said, “We’re very excited to be have Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations and Uniworld Boutique River Cruises on board as sponsors for the Irish Travel Trade Show after-party. There is no other show where you can source new suppliers, stay up to date with emerging trends in travel innovation, product demonstrations and customer experiences, and mingle with fellow attendees in a special social setting.”

Registration to attend the Irish Travel Trade Show is FREE. To register your attendance and to find out more information visit: www.irishtraveltradeshow.com 

 

Schedule for Thursday 12th April:

10.15am:              Worldchoice Business Update

11.30am:              ITAA AGM – Sponsored by Travelport

12.30pm:             Spanish Tourist Board and Costa Daurada sponsored lunch for invited guests

2 pm:                    Opening of Irish Travel Trade Show – registration sponsored by Dublin Airport

7 pm:                     After-party sponsored by Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations & Uniworld Boutique River Cruises

 

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