About our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Patricia Hollywood ladies have been active in the tourism industry on both sides of the Atlantic, North America and Europe for more than 35 years. Her colleagues call it Pat, and she is considered an authority in the Irish tourism industry. She originated from Adara, County Donegal, on the northwest coast of Ireland, and has also lived in the United States for 25 years. She actively participates in Irish community activities, strives to preserve cultural heritage, and also uses traditional Irish music to strengthen her personal Irish culture. Pat is also fluent in the traditional Irish language: Gaelic, which is currently only spoken in the Gateeach community of Northern and Western Ireland. Pat knows very well why she has so many clients who fall in love with such intimate places as Ireland, and was quoted in Travel Weekly: “Irish people love to see tourists in their country. All hotel employees in Ireland are All guests are warmly welcomed.” As the former chairman of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA), she added: “I really love Ireland. Guests can feel extraordinary local feelings in terms of food, scenery, music and people. .Ireland is indeed an emerald island.”
About our company
The Travel Connection is a qualified travel agency operating in the world for more than 35 years. Because the company is owned and operated by Patricia Hollywood, the former chairman of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA), she has a unique expertise in Irish travel. And has the following association qualifications and certificates: Airline Reporting Company (ARC), International Air Transport Association (IATA), Cruise International Association (CLIA), American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA), Irish Tourism Expert (Clover Society), Scottish Tourism Experts (SCOTS), experts visiting destinations in England (BritAgnt), experts from the Caribbean Islands, experts on exquisite cruise ships, experts on Norwegian cruise ships, experts on Hyatt Resorts, experts on cruise ships in the Princess series.