The 2021 exhibitors have not been announced yet. Below are the exhibitors of the 2020 Cork International Travel Fair.
Adams & Butler
Adams & Butler, a member of the prestigious Virtuoso travel network, is an upscale private travel designer offering clients unique and authentic, tailormade travel and cultural experiences worldwide. Our team of highly experienced, creative consultants will find the perfect place to stay and give down-to earth advice on out-of-this world memorable moments. We specialise in Africa, Australia, high-end cruises, and the Americas. Siobhan Byrne Learat, the owner, is a Travel + Leisure A-List travel advisor, and Adams & Butler has been featured frequently in Conde Nast, the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Find out more: www.adamsandbutler.com/
Air France offers a daily service from Cork operated by their sister airline, HOP!. This links the south of Ireland to Paris and provides connections to destinations throughout Europe and the world such as Algiers, Budapest, Mauritius, Rio de Janeiro & Toulouse.
Find Out More: www.airfrance.ie
Aqua Suites Lanzarote
Aqua Suites is a 4 star boutique hotel in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote. We place an emphasis on delivering great food and friendly service in an intimate and FAMILY FRIENDLY setting with all rooms having a main room with 2 metre bed, and second separate room suitable for 2 kids
Find Out More: www.aquasuiteslanzarote.com
Bus Éireann operates a city bus service in Cork that connects the community with hospitals, schools, shopping, tourist attractions and the airport. Bus Éireann’s Commuter Services offer a sensible and cost-effective alternative to driving into city and town centres to get into work.
Save 30% on cash fares using a Leap Card valid on our commuter, City & Town services.
Expressway/Interregional services operate over 30 routes and link every major town and city in the country, providing direct and regular services making it the quickest way to an unrivalled number of destinations.
Find out more: www.buseireann.ie
Camino Groups is a licensed and bonded Irish company, based in Clare.
They provide Camino packages for everyone from individuals all the way to large groups. They offer self-guided tours to individuals, couples, small or large groups and provide groups bookings for retirement groups, schools, scouts, work groups, walking clubs and many more. Guided tours are also run each year, allowing people the opportunity to join in as part of a larger group with a social element being important. Since it’s formation in 2014, Camino Group has looked closely at what other Camino providers offer and as a result, they can stand over the claim that on a like-for-like basis, Camino Groups offers the best value package of any Irish Camino company. As a licensed travel agency, Canmino Group can cover all aspects of your booking – flights / accommodation / airport transfers / daily bag transfers / meals / pilgrim passports / travel insurance.
Find Out More: www.caminogroups.ie
CaminoWays.com are Camino experts, specialised in walking and cycling tours on the famous Camino de Santiago routes across Spain, Portugal and France; as well as the Via Francigena, the Camino to Rome. They organise self-guided tours as well as guided tours and tailor-made holidays for groups and charities.
Recently they launched our new product Camariaways for walking trips to the Canary Islands which offers great opportunities for winter itineraries. The company we set up in 2011 and is located in Dublin 8 with 50 employees. Caminoways and Canariaways have an international and friendly team of dedicated professionals, passionate about travel.
Find out more: www.caminoways.com/
Imagine a destination so extraordinary, it doesn’t have an address. Where you’ll lose yourself in rooms so luxurious, you’ll never want to be found. Where dining awakens every sense, including your sense of wonder, with menus crafted by Michelin-starred chefs and spaces designed by world-renowned architects and designers. Don’t worry if you can’t imagine that a place like this could be real, we’ve already imagined it for you. Sailing to more than 300 destinations across all seven continents, we’re Celebrity Cruises and we’ll bring the world to you in ways you’d never expect.
Find out more: www.celebritycruises.ie/
Celtic Ross Hotel
Experience West Cork at its best!
Whether you’re looking for an idyllic coastal retreat, or the perfect base to explore the southern stretch of Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way, the family owned Celtic Ross Hotel is your ideal home from home.
Find Out More: www.celticrosshotel.com/
Classic Collection Holidays will create your holiday with the minimum of fuss. We have the time and the know-how to help plan more complex holidays, such as multi centre holidays, and have experience in destinations including Spain , Italy , Croatia , Portugal, Greece ,The Canary Islands, The Caribbean, and Turkey. Our four and five star luxury hotels have been carefully selected for their location, sophistication and first class service, whether travelling as a family or looking for an adults only holiday. With totally flexible flying options – any Irish airport, any day, any duration – free concierge service, including restaurant reservations and private tours, plus private transfers in resort, you can feel relaxed and safe in the knowledge that we’ve taken care of every detail.
Find out more: www.classic-collection.ie/
Cork Airport is the country’s second busiest and best connected international airport with connectivity to over forty destinations and over fifty direct services. More than 2.4 million passengers traveled through Cork Airport in 2018, flying to destinations across the UK, Continental Europe and the USA.
New routes starting in 2019 include Malta, Budapest, Poznan and Naples with Ryanair and Nice and Dubrovnik with Aer Lingus in addition to three new services that were launched in 2018 including Paris with Air France, Lisbon with Aer Lingus and London Luton with Ryanair.
Find our more: www.corkairport.com
Cork Airport Hotel
The 4-star Cork Airport Hotel, the closest hotel to the Cork airport terminal provides the perfect location for a perfect night’s sleep in our modern comfortable bedrooms. The 81 bedrooms are perfect for both the leisure and business traveller in need of rest. The hotels bar and restaurant Olivo is Italian in theme. Hotel amenities include complimentary WiFi with 300MB internet bandwidth, 24-hour room service, secure parking and a fitness room.
Find Out More: www.corkairporthotel.com
Cork International Hotel
The Cork International Hotel is the ideal location for your Cork accommodation needs whether you are looking for an airport hotel or close to Cork city centre. All of the 145 rooms at this 4-star Cork hotel are designed with you in mind. From large comfortable beds with complimentary WiFi with 500MB internet bandwidth, you can
choose a room safe in the knowledge that a perfect night’s sleep awaits you. Hotel amenities include the New Yorker Bar, Atlantic Restaurant, Fitness Room and The Aviators Kids Club.
Find Out More: www.corkinternationalhotel.com
Department of Foreign Affairs
Passport Online is the award winning online application system for the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Passport Service.
Passport Online is the fastest and cheapest way to get your first Irish passport or renew your passport. Once you have your photo, it only take ten minutes to complete the online application process. It enables Irish citizens across the globe to renew their passports online via a personal computer, tablet or mobile device.
The Passport Service introduced online renewal of adult passports in 2017 and expanded this service in 2018 to include the renewal of child passports. In 2019, Passport Online expanded to allow first time applicants from Ireland, Northern Ireland, Great Britain, the European Union, European Economic Area and Switzerland to apply through this channel. Come visit their stand for more information and use the free photo booth to get photos to apply online for your next passport, here.
The Consular Directorate of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade provides a range of services for citizens travelling abroad. They have lots of resources to help you plan your foreign holiday. Their website provides useful tips and recommendations. In particular, the Travel Advice section provides information on over 200 countries. They encourage you to read this information carefully before you travel. They also have a TravelWise App which they encourage you to download and use, from here.
Their Consular Assistance team offers advice and help to Irish citizens abroad who are in distress. Assistance includes, for example, the provision of emergency travel documents, as well as advice and support in cases of death, serious accident or illness, or in situations where a citizen is arrested or detained, or becomes a victim of violent crime.
Additionally, you can register before travelling on their Citizens Registration Platform. This means that if a major emergency occurs wherever you are, they will have information as to your whereabouts and contact details.
Find out more: www.dfa.ie/
Specialising in Dubai, Indian Ocean, South East Asia, and South Africa, Emirates Holidays provides premium, tailor-made holidays to a wide range of amazing destinations, all wrapped up with flights on award-winning Emirates Airlines.
Emirates Holidays believes that planning should be almost as much fun as the trip itself, so you’ll get a personal travel consultant to share their wealth of knowledge and experiences with you. With everything from must-know information to local tips, they’re looking for new ways to inspire your next holiday – fascinating destinations, unique hotels and all the little things that come together to create unforgettable moments for you and your family
Find out more: www.emiratesholidays.com/ie_en/
At Heffernan’s Travel we pride ourselves with quality affordable holidays and travel packages. We aim to offer a full selection of holiday options including: Summer and Winter Sun, Worldwide Destinations, USA & Canada, Cruising, Disneyland Paris, Escorted Tours, City Breaks, Ski Holidays, Lapland, Weddings Abroad and Honeymoons.
Find Out More: www.heffernans.ie
Office of Public Works Heritage Service is to conserve. protect and promote the nation’s built Heritage in our care, through interpretation, education and engagement with visitors and the wider public, inspire a stronger ethos of respect for our heritage and a desire for its protection.
Find Out More: www.heritageisland.com
Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail
‘Rediscover the joy of the train with our great value fares.
Do you remember how you saw the train as a child? You would jump for joy as you watched it approaching the platform and when you stepped on board and sat into those giant seats, you felt it could take you anywhere.
Taking the train has never been so easy – book online, reserve your seat for free, book a flexible fare and you can change your mind up to 90 minutes before departure once you have not printed your tickets off or book a low fare for really great value.
Book online today for great fares and relaxed travelling: www.irishrail.ie
Founded in 1919, KLM is the oldest airline in the world still operating under its original name.
KLM offers a high-quality service to over 500 destinations around the world. Now operating out of Cork Airport to routes to all over the world via the Amsterdam hub.
Find out more: https://www.klm.com/home/ie/en
Lee Travel has been established since 1975, is an independent travel agent, with five offices, fully licensed and bonded through the Commission for Aviation Regulation. We cater for all travel needs – Cruises, Honeymoons, Escorted tours, Tailormade packages, wellness holidays, sun holidays, sports holidays to name a few.
Find Out More: www.leetravel.ie
The Metropole Hotel
The iconic Metropole Hotel Cork is located in Cork city centre overlooking the River Lee in the Victorian quarter. Guests can choose from a selection of modern comfortable double and twin rooms. Hotel amenities include The Met Bar & Bistro for lunch & dinner and the Riverview restaurant for breakfast, extensive Leisure facilities including a 20m swimming pool and full equipped gymnasium and complimentary WIFI with 300MB internet bandwidth.
Find Out More: www.themetropolehotel.ie
MSC Cruises boasts a fleet of 17 ultra-modern ships, designed to revolutionise the cruising industry and the passenger experience. With elegant designs and state-of-the-art technology, the fleet offers an innovative holiday experience with world-class dining, award-winning entertainment, luxurious wellness facilities, stylish accommodation and impeccable service. With a network across 70 countries, MSC Cruises are sold across the world sailing year-round through the heart of the Mediterranean and Caribbean, with seasonal itineraries exploring northern Europe, South America, southern Africa, China, India and the United Arab Emirates. Each itinerary is designed to incorporate iconic destinations, mesmerising heritage sights and unforgettable attractions, connecting MSC cruise passengers to the world’s favourite and lesser known locations. 2019 has seen the inauguration of MSC Belllissima, the cruise lines largest ship to date, followed by MSC Grandiosa in November, a result of the company’s unprecedented 800% growth since 2004. As the world’s largest privately-owned cruise line, MSC Cruises has established itself as the market leader in Europe, South America and South Africa. The Swiss-Italian company has implemented a £12 billion investment plan to expand its fleet to 29 ships by 2027, consisting of six new large ship classes and a new luxury class to offer passengers an exclusive on-board experience.
Find out more: www.msccruises.ie
PortAventura World is one of the largest family leisure and holiday destination resorts in Europe and throughout its 24-year history has welcomed over 85 million visitors. With a privileged location close to Barcelona, the resort operates five 4-star and one 5-star themed hotels (PortAventura Hotels) with over 2,200 rooms, and a convention centre (PortAventura Convention Centre) with capacity for up to 6,000 people. In addition to this, clients can take advantage of 3 golf courses (two of which were designed by Greg Norman) and a Beach Club with direct access to the beach. PortAventura World is home to three theme parks: PortAventura Park, PortAventura Caribe Aquatic Park and Ferrari Land.
Find out more: www.portaventuraworld.com
As the world’s number 1 premium cruise line, things are done differently at Princess Cruises. Set sail with them and experience a cruise like no other. Choose from over 380 destinations across all seven continents, from a fleet 19 ships and explore beyond the beaten track, embrace local cultures and cuisines, lose yourself in relaxation and be made to feel at home – every step of the way. That’s the Princess Difference”
Find out more: www.princess.com
Royal Caribbean Cruises
Select Hotels Ireland
Select Hotels of Ireland comprises of 29 of Ireland’s finest independently owned hotels nationwide. Select Hotels are renowned for their Irish hospitality, dedication to service, great food and high standards of accommodation. From historical Irish cities to intimate hideaways, there are many great Irish destinations to choose from. Each hotel is unique, in wonderful locations, perfect for any stay. So if you are looking for a family breaks in Ireland, an activity weekend, a city centre stay, or an intimate break we have the perfect destination for you. Details of all our hotels and their locations plus our exclusive Select Hotels Offers are available on our website or call our Select Hotels Central Reservations Office and let our experts help you plan the perfect stay.
Find Out More: www.selecthotelsireland.com
Founded in 1994, Silversea Cruises is recognized as an innovator in the luxury segment, offering guests large-ship amenities aboard its intimate, all-suite vessels: Silver Cloud, Silver Muse, Silver Wind, Silver Shadow, Silver Whisper and Silver Spirit — all designed to offer an atmosphere of conviviality and casual elegance. Their ships range in size from 50 to 304 suites to ensure each of our guests finds the perfect balance between choice and intimacy. With the addition of the expedition ships Silver Explorer, Silver Galapagos, and Silver Discoverer, the company’s itineraries encompass all seven continents. With over 900 destinations across all 7 continents, wherever you want to go, you can get there with Silversea.
Find out more: www.silversea.com/en.html
In the last 1300 years Spike Island has been host to a 6th century Monastery, a 24 acre Fortress, the largest convict depot in the world in Victorian times and centuries of island homes. The island’s rich history has included monks and monasteries, rioters and redcoats, captains and convicts and sinners and saints. Today the island is dominated by the 200 year old Fort Mitchel, the star shaped Fortress which became a prison holding over 2300 prisoners. Take the scenic ferry ride from Kennedy Pier, Cobh, and enjoy a fully guided tour of our island and fortress, and relax in our cafe and picnic areas. Get captured in the history and mystery of this magical heritage island. WINNER of EUROPE’S LEADING TOURIST ATTRACTION 2017 at the WORLD TRAVEL AWARDS!
Find Out More: www.spikeislandcork.ie/
The Tanzania Chamber of Commerce
The Tanzanian Chamber of Commerce are an International bilateral Chamber that acts like a bridge between Ireland/ rest of EU and Tanzania/rest of Africa, also USA via our parent chamber there. They carry out project management for Irish/EU businesses, help Irish businesses access markets in emerging economies, promote Inward and outward Tourism, form partnerships with African businesses, identify investments opportunities and facilitate trade. They also promote cultural tourism, volunteering and internships opportunities for the Irish/EU students and professionals in Tanzania and rest of Africa.
Find out more: https://tccireland.org/
Topflight are Ireland’s award-winning Italian and ski holiday specialists, with over 40 years experience in sending Irish people on holidays. With great options for everyone, from couples to young families and with flights available from Dublin, Belfast and Cork, find your perfect holiday today with Topflight.
Find out more: www.topflight.ie/
The Travel Corporation
The Travel Corporation (TTC) is a highly successful, privately owned and family run international travel group. Our philosophy is simple – to create enriching experiences for our travellers by combining an unbeatable mix of exceptional service and quality at great value. No matter what your taste, whether you are a family or a couple, a group or traveling solo – TTC offers something for everyone. Our multi-award-winning portfolio ranges from luxury hotels and boutique river cruises, to independent holiday package companies and a variety of guided travel experiences.
The Travel Corporation will have some amazing holidays from Insight Vacations, Uniworld Boutique River Cruises and Luxury Gold, just to name a few.
For out more: www.ttc.com.
The Spanish Tourism Office in Dublin is one of the 33 overseas offices of the Instituto de España (TURESPAÑA), which is the Administrative unit of the Central Government of Spain in charge of promoting Spain abroad as a tourism destination.
Find Out More: www.spain.info/
Visit Salou is the perfect place to find out about Europe’s Beach destination. The coastal area is perfect for your Summer sun holiday or your winter escape from the rain and cold.
Find out more: www.visitsalou.eu/home
Wendy Wu Tours
Experience The Extraordinary in 2020/21 with 103 Tours – 735 Departures – Across 35 Countries flying from Cork
Ever since Wendy’s first tour departure over 20 years ago, we have been perfecting the art of touring ever since. We believe and our customers tell us that we have found the perfect formula for creating extraordinary tour experiences.
Our comprehensive range of tours capture the very essence of the destination, so you’re not just admiring the top sights but truly discovering them – our award-winning national escorts and their unparalleled knowledge are an integral part of this. For us, your journey begins from that very first call or enquiry.
We offer an extensive range of tour itineraries to enable you to visit our destinations’ famous tourist attractions such as the Great Wall, the Yangtze River or the Terracotta Warriors in China, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the Taj Mahal in India. Many of our tours also take you off the beaten track, to emerald lakes and traditional villages. We also like to offer those extra, unforgettable experiences; this could be a rickshaw ride through Beijing’s traditional Hutongs, attending a Buddhist ceremony or cruising on a traditional junk boat. We also offer the opportunity to explore a bustling city like Hong Kong or Dubai en-route. Which ever destination you choose, you’ll be in safe hands.
Find out more: www.wendywutours.ie