News is Travel Counsellors Business Partner of the Year is Travel Counsellors Business Partner of the Year

Annabel Cove, Business Development Manager,, was “very surprised and absolutely thrilled” last night when she was presented with Travel Counsellors Ireland’s Business Partner of the Year Award by Cathy Burke, General Manager, at the TCI ‘Switch On’ conference at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny.

A delighted Annabel Cove, Business Development Manager, (centre) receives the Business Partner of the Year Award from Ciara MacConnell, Bernie Whelan, Cathy Burke and Sinead Cregan-Hayes, Travel Counsellors Ireland


The well-organised conference was held in a great venue and concluded with the gala dinner sponsored by Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises. Annabel told Irish Travel Trade News: “I feel elated! Two and a half years of hard work have built up to this brilliant testament to what DoSomethingDifferent offers. Travel Counsellors are our number one client in Ireland – that’s because they know the true meaning of added value, which is what our business is all about.”

Travel Counsellor Sinead Daly (centre) receives her iPad prize from David Conlon, Key Account Manager, and Sinead Reilly, Country Manager – Ireland, Travelport

Earlier in the day, at the lunch sponsored by Travelport, Sinead Reilly and David Conlon presented Sinead Daly with an iPad for her winning Travel Diary entitled ‘Georgia on My Mind’.

All the award winners celebrate with the TCI head office team

Other Travel Counsellor award winners at the gala dinner were:

Best Newcomer: Susan Hegarty

Best Phenix: Sarah McCarthy

Best Business Increase: Douglas Hastings

Best Corporate Travel: Claudia Lane

Best Cruise: Geraldine Martin

Best Quote & Book System: Mary Foyle

Best Travel Counsellor: Sarah McCarthy

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 52 years, and News & Features Editor for ‘Irish Travel Trade News’ for the past 42 years.

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