CIE Tours International Names Elizabeth Crabill As Chief Executive Officer

first_imgMorristown, New Jersey – April 6, 2016 – CIE Tours International has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Elizabeth Crabill as Chief Executive Officer and member of its Board of Directors. Elizabeth takes over the position from Brian Stack, who has retired after 25 years with the company, and will transition into a role as President Emeritus of CIE Tours. “I am excited to join the team at CIE Tours, taking over the helm from Brian who has led the company through many years of growth, always with integrity and the highest commitment to customer satisfaction and quality of travel experience. The team has achieved a well-earned position as the leader in Ireland and Britain travel, and I look forward to capturing that momentum and creating future growth through new products, online tools and expanded customer support services.” With her dynamic experience in the travel industry, Elizabeth brings marketing, sales and growth experience to her new position. Most recently, she served as President of Travel Bound and GTA North America. Previously she worked at Lindblad Expeditions as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, after several years leading marketing at Travel Impressions. She earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and also attended the University of Cordoba in Spain. The entire team at CIE Tours extends a warm welcome to Elizabeth and looks forward to working with her to continue strengthening the company’s position as the leading provider of vacations to Ireland and Britain.  About CIE Tours InternationalFor the past 84 years, CIE Tours International has provided travellers with the highest quality holiday experience to Ireland Scotland, England and Wales. CIE has held their reputation in the travel industry by providing customers with value, security, reliability, and of course satisfaction. Tour directors give passengers the opportunity to learn not only the culture and history of the destinations they are visiting, but also to experience the delights of local food, comfortable transportation, and other amenities to guarantee a first class holiday. CIE Tours sells an Irish Self-Drive Holiday to enable customers to mix and match to create their perfect holiday to Ireland. CIE Tours also formed a new specialty Chauffeur Program designed for people looking for an independent luxury experience to Ireland and Britain. What makes CIE Tours unique in comparison to other tour companies is how truly they listen to their customers and use their feedback and suggestions to update itineraries as well as improve their selection of tours every year. With the continuous support from travel partners, CIE Tours has been able to increase their collection with 7 new escorted tours for 2016. All CIE Tours travel programs are protected by the company’s €400+ Advantage, a no-fee benefit guaranteeing that travellers are never charged for special features considered optional extras with other tour companies. This benefit saves couples an average of €400 per week.last_img read more

Coast Guard responds to help calls on Carrauntoohil it was just someone

first_imgTHE IRISH COAST Guard were tasked to Carrauntoohil in County Kerry yesterday afternoon after there were reports of someone calling for help from the mountain.Thankfully though the incident was far less serious than initially feared.A mountain guide informed Kerry Mountain Rescue that they had heard what they thought were calls for help.The Coast Guard helicopter, the Shannon R115, arrived to investigate the scene at 17.21pm with the Kerry Mountain Rescue also in attendance, but it was determined it was a false alarm.Fortunately, the calls were not calls for help at all, but it was a non Irish national praying rather loudly.Speaking to TheJournal.ie, the Irish Coast Guard said that they “have to investigate all calls and have to deal with all potentially dangerous situations”.Read: Five pilot whales die after pod gets stranded on Donegal beach>Read: Take a ride with us on an Irish Coast Guard helicopter>last_img read more