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Travel Counsellors Dream of Dubai Challenge Winners Enjoy Fam Trip

Travel Counsellors Dream of Dubai Challenge Winners Enjoy Fam Trip

Seven teams recently competed in Travel Counsellors’ Dream of Dubai Challenge – and the winning team won a place on a luxury fam trip to Dubai with Dubai Tourism and Emirates from 27th September to 1st October, including accommodation at  and  . 

Russell Dillon, Armani; Travel Counsellors Ian Walsh, Sylvia Shannon, Lorraine Costello, Niamh Quinlan and Sue Cahill; Bernie Whelan, Travel Counsellors Irealnd Head Office; Travel Counsellors Rosemary Chawke and Kathy O’Sullivan; Sanghita and Robert MacDonald from Emirates enjoy a visit to the Armani Hotel Dubai

Highlights of the trip included:

1.         Afternoon tea at the 

2.         and in particular 

3.        

The Travel Counsellors could not believe how much there is on offer for children and all said that they would now recommend Dubai as a family holiday destination now. They also had a great time dune bashing in the desert, finishing up with an Arabian BBQ.

Travel Counsellor Kathy O’Sullivan shapes up to desert conditions!

Travel Counsellor Kathy O’Sullivan said: “I just want to say a huge ‘Thank You’ to Dubai Tourism and Emirates for putting a great itinerary together – we had a blast!

“My perception of Dubai has changed. In the past I have just offered it as a stopover package but after experiencing what Dubai has to offer I will be confident to sell it as its own destination.

“I can’t wait to go back to Dubai with the family – or even better still a girlie break! – and sample some of that wonderful shopping and even a leisurely cocktail or two at the Address downtown.”

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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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