Visit Ireland With The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce

Jun 05, 2012, 14:21 ET from CIE Tours International

SHAMOKIN DAM, Pa., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce announces that it will be hosting a group tour of Ireland for chamber members and the general public next fall. The chamber is partnering with Boscov's Travel and CIE Tours International to offer this 9-day, all-inclusive Foreign Business Mission & Group Tour to Ireland, departing Philadelphia on September 20, 2012.

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The fully escorted luxury motorcoach tour begins in Dublin, where group participants will explore this lively capital city and its storied history, with ample time for sightseeing, shopping and dining. Highlights will include a visit to the famed Guinness Storehouse and an optional meeting with management, as well as a visit to the Dublin Chamber of Commerce. Next, the group will head to Killarney, with visits to Blarney Castle and Blarney Woollen Mills, the renowned Louis Mulcahy Pottery studio and Moriarty's Irish Goods. The magnificent Cliffs of Moher and a scenic drive along the Atlantic coast will then bring the group to Galway, where they will visit the Connemara Celtic Crystal Factory and meet with the proprietors of the Connemara Marble Factory. Optional golf will also be available in Connemara. The trip wraps up with a stay at Fitzpatrick's Castle Hotel in Killiney on the River Shannon. Group members will have the option of exploring the historic monastic village or meeting with the local Chamber of Commerce, before a farewell dinner at the Castle restaurant.

"This trip will be an excellent opportunity to visit one of the most popular destinations in the world while making important business contacts and forming new commercial relationships. We have planned a mix of historic sightseeing and adventuring with business introductions to provide the best possible experience for chamber members, their families and the general public," said Jenny Daddario, Director of Operations & Membership Development for the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber.

"Ireland continues to be one of the most popular and intriguing destinations in the world. The Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber and Boscov's Travel have been able to put together an excellent itinerary that offers a tremendous value," said Jim Kelly, Vice President of Sales for CIE Tours, the world's leading operator of group tours to Ireland.

Rates including roundtrip airfare start at $2299 per person and include fully escorted motorcoach travel, hotel accommodations, full breakfasts, dinners with wine, all admission fees, hotel porterage, service charges and taxes. For more information, contact Boscov's Travel at or the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce at (570) 743-4100 extension 206.

About CIE Tours International

For 80 years, CIE Tours International of Morristown, NJ, has set the standard for fully escorted motorcoach tours of Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales. This renowned tour operator delivers unsurpassed experiences and value for both packaged vacations and custom independent travel, combining the best of each destination with expert professional tour guides who bring each itinerary to life. All CIE Tours travel programs are protected by the company's $550+ Advantage, a no-fee benefit guaranteeing that travelers are never charged for special features considered optional extras with other tour companies. For additional information, please contact 1-800-243-8687 or visit

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