Skip to site content
The Group Travel Leader Small Market Meetings Going on Faith

Where we’ve been: March 2014

Travel directors relate where they’ve been traveling recently in our Where We’ve Been article.

Bank of  New Hampshire

Laconia, New Hampshire

Trip: Ireland’s Coastal Treasures

Tour operator: Collette

Date: October 2013

Bank of New Hampshire sent 47 Prestige Plus customers, along with several bank executives, on a 10-day tour of Ireland’s coast with stops in Dublin, Blarney, Cork, Galway, the Cliffs of Moher and other destinations.

“The bank’s Prestige Plus customers were impressed with Dublin’s magnificent rows of stately Georgian townhomes and many cultural offerings. A trip highlight was a stop at the magnificent Cliffs of Moher, where we enjoyed the stunning 700-foot-high cliffs, which provide awe-inspiring views of the Atlantic and Aran Islands. Prestige Plus members also had the opportunity to kiss the famous Blarney Stone at Blarney Castle.”

— Valerie Drouin, Senior Vice President and Prestige Plus Manager


Commerce Lexington

Lexington, Kentucky

Trip: Cambodia and Vietnam

Tour Operator: Chamber Explorations

Date: October 2013

Business owners from around Lexington traveled on a 13-day tour to visit exotic Cambodia and Vietnam. This was the third year that Commerce Lexington has coordinated international tours, following trips to China and Cuba.

“Trip participants visited Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City [Saigon] and Hanoi. They had an opportunity to tour many sites, including Angkor Wat, Mekong Delta and the Cu Chi Tunnels. Their visit concluded with an overnight cruise of UNESCO World Heritage Site Ha Long Bay.”

— Katie Hardwick, Assistant Vice President, Programs and Events