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Discover the New with Travelmarvel – 2025 Launch Event

APT Travelmarvel River and Small Ship Cruises hosted members of the trade and media last night in The Devlin Hotel, Ranelagh, Dublin.

The event was hosted by Paul Melinis, Managing Director UK & Ireland; Brad Bennetts, Head of Sales & Business Development and Elaine O’Brien, Business Development Manager, Ireland.

The evening began with a delicious ‘on brand’ cocktail from Social Tag Me Now and some canapés, also giving guests the chance to get their face printed on cocktails.

Brad Bennetts and Paul Melinis welcomed everyone and thanked the trade for their support since launching in Ireland in 2021. Paul Melinis spoke about the story of APT and the commitment the APT Travelmarvel team has to the Irish market.

They spoke about the current offers available to book with Travelmarvel which include:

Reflections Of The Rhine – 7 Nights

  • May & June Departures  From €1095pp
  • July & August Departures French Balcony Cabin From €1195pp

European Gems – 14 Nights  SAVE UP TO €2600pp

  • May , June & July  Departures Window Cabin From €1695pp
  • August Departures Window Cabin From €1795pp
  • Upgrade to French Balcony From A Little As €300pp

Delightful Danube – 8 Nights

  • May, June & July Departures Window Cabin From €1495pp
  • August Departures Window Cabin From €1595pp
  • Upgrade To French Balcony From A Little As €400pp

The big news on the night is that APT Travelmarvel, has expanded its small ship programme into Greece, a brand-new destination for 2025.

With two sailings operating in May 2025, Travelmarvel’s 8-day Greek Island Explorer voyage has been expertly created to showcase the “real Greece” at a leisurely pace, transporting discerning guests through the beautiful Cyclades and Dodecanese islands as they enjoy the intimate ambience and personalised onboard service of the MV Belle de l’Adriatique. Read all about these new itineraries here.

There is also going to be a dedicated UK & Irish sailing in 2025 on the Danube, which as the only river cruise to have an Irish Bar on board, what’s not to love about this?

The night concluded with a gorgeous meal at Layla’s and networking with the trade.

For more information on these offers or if you need window posters or social tiles, contact Elaine O’Brien at [email protected] and visit https://www.aptouring.ie/.

Allie Sheehan
Allie Sheehan
I have worked in the travel industry for seven years, from working in American Holidays and The Travel Corporation I have a wealth of knowledge of all aspects of travel. Before joining ITTN I worked for Facebook which gave me the inside knowledge of the wonderful world of social media. I have a BSc in Event Management and am also a qualified beauty therapist (which definitely comes in handy in this business). Recently I joined the AWTE Ireland committee and I am enjoying working with and connecting with the network of women in travel.

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