15th Annual Travel Conference Ireland

15th Annual Travel Conference Ireland

Travel Centres 15th Annual Travel Conference will take place on November 8th and 9th 2019 at Killashee Hotel, Kildare. This years conference theme is ‘Travel Agent 2.0 — How to Reboot the Retail Experience’. We will be joined by all valued members of the Travel Centres community, travel industry experts, creative keynote speakers and enjoy a fun packed programme of events.

Friday, November 8th

08.45 — 09.30 Registration

09.30 — 10.00 Delegate welcome & Year Review/annual report

10.00 — 11.30 ‘Travel Agent 2.0 — How to Reboot the Retail Experience’

11.30 — 11.45 Morning refreshment break — Sponsored by Amadeus

11.45 — 12.45 ‘Panning for Gold — Using Creativity as a Competitive Tool’ — with Charlie Tuxworth

12.45 — 13.00 Presentation by Adam Weatherley, Learning & Development Manager, ISME

13.00 — 14.00 Lunch (Moore Abbey Suit) — Sponosred by Aer Lingus

14.00 — 14.45 Supplier Forum. Followed by Q&A

14.45 — 15.30 ‘An Overview of the Package Travel Directive’ — Juan Bueso, European Consumer Centre

15.30 — 16.00 Dermott Jewell — Policy & Council Advisor, Consumer’s Association of Ireland

16.00 —16.15 Afternoon refreshment break — Sponsored by Amadeus

16.15 — 16.30 Creativity Workshop — Feedback & results summary

16.30 — 17.15 Keynote Speaker — Grainne Kelly ‘There is no such word as canny’ — CEO & Founder of Bubblebum

17.15 —19.45 At your leisure

19.45 — 20.30 Pre-dinner drinks reception, sponsored by Bedsonline

20.30 — 22.30 Dinner — Sponsored by Hertz

*All morning sessions on Friday are closed and for Travel Centres members only. Afternoon sessions open to all)

Saturday, November 9th

10.00 — 11.00 Registration & Refreshment — Sponsored by the Travel Corporation

11.00 — 12.45 Morning speed-dating workshops

12.45 — 13.00 Headline sponsor presentation — Jennifer Callister, Royal Caribbean

13.00 — 14.00 Lunch

14.00 —15.15 Afternoon speed-dating workshops

15.15 — 15.30 Afternoon refreshment break — Sponsored by the Travel Corporation

16.30 — 17.30 Martinis & manicures, sponsored by Princess Cruises

17.30 — 19.45 At your leisure

19.45 — 20.30 Pre-dinner drinks reception — Sponsored by Travelport

20.30 — 22.30 Gala Dinner — Entertainment sponsored by Bookabed

22.30 — 23.00 Awards 2019

23.00 — 01.00 Dancing to Brass & Co.

01.00 — 03.00 DJ

Thank you to all of our members and sponsors. This years headline sponsor is the wonderful Royal Caribbean @RoyalCaribbean

For more information about our annual Travel Conference please contact dominic@travelcentres.ie

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