Brendan Vacations is launching in the Canadian market.
Guided by its mantra ‘taking you personally,’ Brendan Vacations is passionate about delivering completely authentic experiences to Canadian travel agents and their clients which are tailored to their needs and interests across numerous travel styles.
The Travel Corporation’s brand is backed by more than 50 years of planning authentic Celtic experiences from its office in the heart of Dublin.
What sets Brendan Vacations apart are the storytellers clients will meet who are ready to ensure an exceptional guest experience and that their stories are constantly enriched by the connections to the Celtic lands, the pace of life and the locals met along the way.
The tour company’s offering of completely private trips led by experts of Ireland and Scotland include a Private Chauffeur, Locally Hosted Rail experiences, Self-Drive options giving guests the option to hit the road on any budget with carefree confidence, along with access to Brendan Vacations’ expert network and the newest travel style Lux Self-Drive allows guests to explore a custom itinerary independently as they are introduced to the concept of ‘privacy and luxury meeting freedom.’
Jeff Element, president of The Travel Corporation Canada, said: “We are delighted to welcome Brendan Vacations into The Travel Corporation Canada’s diverse portfolio and offer Canadian travel agents the opportunity to provide their clients the best travel experiences that Ireland and Scotland has to offer.”
Element continued: “As the travel industry begins to recover, the timing of this launch is the perfect opportunity for Canadian travel agents to kickstart their businesses due to the increasing popularity of these Celtic destinations.”
The daily operations of Brendan Vacations will be handled under Trafalgar and Costsaver’s dedicated and sales, marketing and support teams which are led by Wolf Paunic, president of Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations as well as Anita Emilio, vice president of sales for Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations.
Wolf Paunic, president of Trafalgar, Costsaver and Brendan Vacations, said: “The launch of Brendan Vacations has been in the works for quite some time and we can’t wait to share this spirited and personalized brand with the travel agent community here in Canada.”
Paunic continued: “Brendan Vacations has been guided by the Dublin-based Catherine Riley, managing director for over 35 years, and we are thrilled to be working alongside her and her team of Celtic experts around the globe to offer Canadian clients an extraordinary vacation filled with warm Irish and Scottish hospitality.”