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Rachel Wins Return Flights to Los Angeles at ‘Best of the West’

Rachel Wins Return Flights to Los Angeles at ‘Best of the West’

Last Wednesday, 22ndMay, American Holidays hosted a successful ‘Best of the West’ evening in its Dublin offices with 90 guests in attendance – with Rachel Gorman winning the top prize.

California Night in American Holidays, Duke Street, Dublin 2

Finalists of the competition with Lisa Byrne, American Holidays; Terry Smith, Virgin Atlantic; Bethany Schuh, San Francisco Travel Authority; Hayley French, LA Tourism’ and Kristin Skinner, American Holidays

The fun-filled evening was attended by key suppliers including Terry Smith from Virgin Atlantic, Alison Nicholls from Universal Studios Hollywood, Bethany Schuh from San Francisco Travel Authority, Hayley French from LA Tourism, and Tryphavana Cross from Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority.

The event was capped off with great prizes, including return flights to Los Angeles courtesy of Virgin Atlantic. Other prizes included an overnight Helicopter trip to the Grand Canyon from Heli USA, goodies bags from SeaWorld & California Tourism, and a pair of tickets from Universal Studios Hollywood.

California Night in American Holidays, Duke Street, Dublin 2

Winner of return flights to California with Virgin Atlantic, Rachel Gorman (second right), with Lisa Byrne, American Holidays; Terry Smith, Virgin Atlantic; and Kristin Skinner, American Holidays

California Night in American Holidays, Duke Street, Dublin 2

We think Rachel was pleased to win!

Kristin Skinner from American Holidays, fresh from her own Californian holiday, shared her fly-drive recommendations with the crowd. “It was a greatly successful night with a full house out to hear all about what the beautiful state of California has to offer,” said Kristin. “We were able to share our own personal experiences along with excellent advice from the experts on the different regions and received great feedback from guests on the night.”

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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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