All posts tagged "Paul Riches"

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    Lowcostbeds Entertains Top Agents

    Lowcostbeds entertained some of their top agents to a sumptuous dinner at Dobbins restaurant in Dublin last night – the meal finishing off in great excitement with the news of Ireland’s last-minute equaliser against Germany!   Clem Walshe, Managing Director – Ireland, told his guests: “From an Irish perspective, we are really...

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    Lowcostbeds.com Joins Travelport Rooms and More

    Travelport Rooms and More has announced the addition of lowcostbeds.com to its accommodation portal. The Swiss-based hotel provider, part of the Lowcosttravelgroup, currently operates in 95 countries around the world, with the promise of providing its customers with the lowest hotel prices available. Lowcostbeds.com is the 19th supplier to join Travelport Rooms...

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    Lowcostbeds to Offer Daily Agent Deals and Plans Fam Trip to Port Aventura

    Lowcostbeds is to offer daily deals for travel agents to capture more of the ‘impulse buy’ market. Meanwhile an Irish fam trip to Port Aventura will follow the recent fam to the Algarve. In the UK, Michelle Brackstone has been promoted to Head of Late Sales, in order to drive new daily...

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    Lowcostbeds Adds 1,000 Properties in Australia

    Lowcostbeds has added Australia to its portfolio of destinations, introducing more than 1,000 properties in Queensland, New South Wales (Sydney) and Western Australia (Perth) and plans to add more. “Our long-haul programme is expanding rapidly,” said David Weatherson, Long-haul Product and Purchasing Manager. “We have just introduced a number of new areas...

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    Lowcostbeds to Speed Up Online Access

    Lowcostbeds plans to speed up access to its properties for online agents in the next few weeks by introducing an improved version of its XML gateway. Paul Riches, Group Director of Sales, said that the group has already more than doubled its long-haul sales through the trade in the past 12 months....

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    Lowcostbeds European Expansion Continues

    Over 10,000 agents have signed up to use the Lowcostbeds platform across Europe, according to the latest figures from the Lowcosttravelgroup. This increase in agents follows a rapid and successful programme of European launches, replicating the model of the original UK site. With sites now active in the UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Sweden,...

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    Lowcost Travel Appoints Group Sales Director

    Lowcost Travel Group has appointed Paul Riches as Group Sales Director with responsibility for its UK and European trade development plans for Lowcostbeds and Resorthoppa. Paul, who will take up the group’s new role in December, was commercial director of Interhome holiday home rentals for the past two months and prior to...