THOUSANDS OF HOLIDAYMAKERS EXPECTED AT THE CORK INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL FAIR

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The Cork International Travel Fair in association with Cork Airport will take place at the Cork International Hotel, 2nd & 3rd February 2019, 11am-5.30pm. The perfect place to book your 2019 holidays and amazing holidays to be won, including a Trip for 2 to Cornwall with Aer Lingus. Promoting the Travel Fair are Kathleen Walshe (centre), Communications Dept. Cork Airport along with Sandra Murphy (left) and Carmel Lonergan, Cork International Hotel. Pic: Brian Lougheed

Trip to Cornwall among prizes to be won

The Cork International Travel Fair in association with Cork Airport will take place once again at the Cork International Hotel on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd of February.

Now in its third year, the Cork International Travel Fair will see more than 3,000 people availing of special offers and learning about new holiday destinations from more than 40 exhibitors. It is estimated that over the last two years €200,000 worth of holidays were booked at the event.

The Travel Fair will be open from 11am to 5.30pm every day and is free to attend.

With Ireland playing England in the Six Nations rugby championship on Saturday afternoon, the Cork International Hotel will be showing the game for anyone who would like to combine their passion for rugby with making their holiday plans.

There will also be a number of prizes up for grabs at the 2019 Cork International Travel Fair which will be announced over the coming weeks. The first prize being announced today is return flights for two people from Cork to Cornwall with Aer Lingus/Stobart.

General Manager at the Cork International Hotel, Carmel Lonergan said: “This is one event that should go in every holiday-makers’ diary. We will have hundreds of holiday offers which are only available at the Cork International Travel Fair. Why not pop along and see where you could visit on your next holiday and check out all the great destinations from Cork Airport. There will be a great mix of exhibitors and travel talks for everyone to enjoy throughout the weekend.”

Head of Communications at Cork Airport, Kevin Cullinane said: “Every year, the Cork International Travel Fair is a fantastic event, giving holidaymakers the opportunity to learn more and be inspired by the diverse destinations that can be reached from Cork. This year Cork Airport, Ireland’s second busiest and best connected international airport, provides access to over 50 routes across the UK, Continental Europe and the east coast of the USA, with even further connections again being made through major international travel hubs such as Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

“This year, we are forecasting 2.6 million passengers to travel through the Airport, a 7% increase on the 2.4 million passengers last year. Cork Airport prides itself on its accessibility and convenience, and we promise to get you to your destination in comfort.”