Talk Travel with Eoghan Corry 2019

in association with Travel Extra

Learn from the experts

Friday 25th January 2019

Time Topic  
1.00pm Holiday Trends 2019 Maurice Shiels, Topflight; Dominic Burke, Travel Centres; Simon Eaton, TUI; Deirdre Sweeny, Sunway; Pat Dawson, ITAA. 
2.15pm  Growing Irish Tourism Paul Kelly, Failte Ireland. 
3.00pm Exciting Year in Cruising Jennifer Callister, Royal Caribbean; Michael English, Celebrity Cruises; Alan Lynch, Claire Rose, Princess Cruises; Alan Lynch, Cruisescapes; Alana Byrne, MSC Cruises; Jayne Lambert, Hurtigruten.
 3.45pm What’s new in the USA Kristin Skinner, American Holidays; Tony Lane, Visit USA Committee; Mary McKenna, Tour America; Tryphavana Cross; Las Vegas & New York; Jenny Rafter, Aer Lingus; Greg Evans, Atlantic City & Philadelphia; Tryphavana Cross, The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority  and NYC & Company.
4.30pm African Adventure Tolene Van der Merwe, South African Tourism; Amanda Zinman, Adams & Butler; Thoko Jili, KwaZulu Natal.


Saturday 26th January 2019

Time Topic
12:45pm Irish Attractions Biddy Hughes, Westport House; Daragh Feighery, Center Parcs Longford Forest; Mark Langtry, Explorium; Charles Coyle, Nissan Driving School Tayto Park. 
1:30pm Japan World Cup 2019 Darina Slattery, Unique Japan Tours; David Slattery, Stein Travel.
2.15pm Snow Holidays Anthony Collins, Topflight; Orla Markey, Crystal Ski Holidays; Catherine Murphy, Award Winning Journalist;  Grainne Caffrey, Club Med. 
3.00pm Asian Experience John Warr, Wendy Wu Tours; Chris Lee, Thailand; Paul Hackett, Click&Go; Fiona Dobbyn, Classic Resorts.  
3.45pm Europe Calling Susana Cardoso, Portuguese National Tourist Office; Kathryn MacDonnell, Spanish Tourism Board Dublin; Mary Denton, Sunway European Holidays; Leila McCabe, TUI.
4.30pm Visas, Passports & Vaccinations, what you need to know: Joane King, Passport Office; Kyle O’Sullivan, Department of Foreign Affairs; Consular Chief Mary Virginia Hantsch Visa Chief, Embassy of the United States of America; Siobhan Grehen, Tropical Medical Bureau.


Sunday, 27th January 2019

Time Topic Description
12.45pm Flying & Flights Enda Corneille, Emirates; Bláithin O’Donnell, Air Canada.
1.30pm Weddings Abroad & Honeymoons Mandy Walsh, Travel Counsellors; Brian McCarthy, Island Marketing (Maldives); Lanzarote; Fiona Foster, Cassidy Travel; Paula Muñoz López, Turismo Lanzarote
2.15pm Solo Travel Sharon Jordan, The Travel Corporation; Ciara Mooney, Freedom Travel; Claire Doherty, The Travel Department. 
3.oopm Joy of Travel with Ireland’s best travel agents Paula Coughlan, Dawson Travel/; Pamela Brownelee, Cruises For You/ Fly Away Travel; Ciara Foley, Platinum Travel.
3.45pm RyanAir Kenny Jacobs, Ryanair.
4.30pm Discovering Ireland Triona O’Mahony, Munster Vale; Barney McLaughlin, Donegal Tourism; Mark McGovern, Fáilte Ireland Dublin; Seamus Heaney, Pure Cork; Lee Griffin, The Reeks District. 

Schedule timings may change



Previous talks at The Holiday World Show


Check out previous from The Holiday World Show hosted by Eoghan Corry. Facilitated by renowned travel journalist Eoghan Corry, leading industry experts shared their expertise and answered visitors’ questions on topics such as The Americas, Cruises, Ski and Snow Holidays, Solo Holidays and Exotic Destinations, as well as Home Holidays. 


Check out the full schedule of talks from the 2017 Summit on the Holiday World Show YouTube Channel


More videos from previous Eoghan Corry Travel Talks 


Watch the Opening of the Holiday World Show


Interview with Kathryn Thomas


Ski and Snow Holidays


What’s New in the USA


How to Get the Cruise Deals


Travel Services at Dublin Airport


Q&A Session with Aer Lingus


Ireland’s Regions


Q&A Session with Dublin Airport


Flying East in 2017


Europe Calling


Visa, Passports and Vaccinations


Out of Africa


Q&A with Ryanair


Flying West in 2017


Irish Attractions


Solo Travel

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