Travel Counsellor Wins Honeymoon Specialist Award

Travel Counsellor Wins Honeymoon Specialist Award


Clare travel expert Melanie Cahill has been named Honeymoon Specialist 2018 at the fourth annual Brides of Limerick Awards.

The Miltown Malbay based travel expert, who has been part of the leading independent travel specialists, Travel Counsellors, since July 2016, won at the ceremony in The Inn at Dromoland recently.

The Brides of Limerick Awards welcomed 230 guests to celebrate the very best in wedding suppliers, from florists to venues. Customers were asked to vote online in each of the categories, with Melanie scooping Honeymoon Specialist due to her commitment to creating bespoke travel experiences for her clients.

Speaking on the award, Melanie said: “It was an incredible feeling to be named the Brides of Limerick Honeymoon Specialist 2018. I am so overjoyed and grateful; the award means so much to me on a personal and professional level.

“I am so honoured to receive such a huge acknowledgement for the work I put in to creating something special for each of my customers. I’d like to thank my clients, along with my family, friends and the Travel Counsellors team, who inspire me to be the best I can be.”

Cathy Burke, General Manager of Travel Counsellors Ireland, said: “We’re so proud of all of Melanie’s success at Travel Counsellors. Melanie has been working in the travel industry for over 17 years and specialises in honeymoon travel, family holidays and group travel. Her efficiency and expertise have shone through with her clients and this is a truly deserved award.”

Travel Counsellors is an independent travel company whose global network of over 1,800 travel professionals deliver bespoke travel experiences to both the leisure and corporate markets. There are over 75 Travel Counsellors operating throughout Ireland offering unparalleled first-hand destination knowledge and industry expertise coupled with a work ethic which revolves around genuine care for the customer.

Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick. Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station's flagship current affairs programme. He was also the station's News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day. As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.