Visit Florida Partners Host Trade to Lunch

Visit Florida Partners Host Trade to Lunch

It was the nineteenth occasion for the annual Visit Florida partners appreciation lunch at  Chapter One, which has become a great annual event at one of Dublin’s top restaurants.

In jovial mood were Colin Brodie, Visit Florida; Edna Hischer, Premium Outlets; Austin Carroll, Platinium Travel; and Karl Moen, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts


The State of Florida attracted 94 million visitors last year with Orlando now the most visited city in all of the USA, having 59 million visitors, more than Las Vegas or New York.

Sue Marshall welcomes the guests to Chapter One

The luncheon was co-sponsored by Florida partners Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel, Experience Kissimmee, Hertz, Naples, Marco Island and Everglades CVB, Premium Outlets, Visit Orlando, Visit St Petersburg/Clearwater, and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts.

Obviously discussing the fact that Aer Lingus flies direct from Dublin to Orlando were Pegi Amarteifio, Visit Orlando, and Ivan Beacom, Aer Lingus

Deep in chat were Veronica Flood, TourAmerica; Holly Best, Virgin Atlantic; and Yolanda Fletcher, Experience Kissimmee

Frank Kelly, American Sky; Dee Burdock, American Holidays; and David Hennessy, American Sky, were at the lunch

Telling all about Visit St Petersburg/Clearwater in 60 seconds was Sirin Huffam

Karl Moen in full flow as he expounded on the delights of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

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Michael Flood is the Editor of Ireland's leading travel industry publication, Irish Travel Trade News. With more than 35 years experience, he has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and the travel and tourism world.

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