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Spanish Tourist Office Celebrates ‘Christmas in Spain’

Spanish Tourist Office Celebrates ‘Christmas in Spain’

‘Christmas in Spain’ was the theme for the Spanish Tourist Office lunch in the RUI Plaza The Gresham Dublin.

Inma and Liam with Sara and David.

Inma and Liam with Sara and David

Welcoming guests from the trade and media, Teresa Gancedo, Director, Spanish Tourist Office, told the gathering that more than 1.8 million Irish tourists visited Spain in 2017 and that 2018 was looking positive for growth across all sectors.

Michael Doorley,Shandon Travel;Carol Ann O'Neill,Worldchoice and Gerry Bergin,COGO Travel.

Michael Doorley, Shandon Travel; Carol Ann O’Neill, Worldchoice Ireland; and Gerry Bergin, Cogo Travel

With sun, sea, nature and wellness all to the fore, Spain continues to be the number one destination for Irish visitors.

: Kathryn MacDonnell, STO; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; Pat Dawson, ITAA and Antoinette Young, TUI.

Kathryn MacDonnell, Spanish Tourist Office; Lee Osborne, BookaBed; Pat Dawson, ITAA Chief Executive; Jeff Collins, Best4Travel; and Antoinette Young, TUI Ireland

The stars of the show were Sara Riveiro’s son David and Inma Azanon’s son Liam, ably assisted by the Three Kings, who distributed presents to the writers of letters – coal for the bad and wine for the good.

Teresa Gancedo, Director STO with HE Jose Maria Rodriguez Coso, Ambassador of Spain to Ireland.

Teresa Gancedo, Director, Spanish Tourist Office, with HE Jose Maria Rodriguez Coso, Ambassador of Spain to Ireland

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