Posts Tagged ‘ITAA’

Irish Travel Agents Association welcome the provision of €10 million support for Licensed Outbound Travel Agents

December 16th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) welcomes the announcement by Minister of State responsible for international travel, Hildegarde Naughton, of the provision of a €10 million business support fund for travel agents.


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ITAA Advice following the new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa

November 26th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is advising that Irish travellers and holidaymakers follow the advice of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs when travelling to or from South Africa amid reports of a new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa.  They are also advising affected holidaymakers in the country to follow the advice of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs, local government in South Africa and their accommodation provider.


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Holiday Shows Rescheduled to Spring 2022

November 24th, 2021

The Holiday Shows, which were set to take place next January in Dublin, Belfast and Limerick have  been rescheduled to March 2022. Business Exhibitions, organisers of Ireland’s largest travel and tourism consumer fair, made the difficult decision to reschedule the upcoming shows, Holiday World Show Dublin along with  Holiday World Show Belfast and the Holiday Show in association with Shannon Airport to ensure the safety and comfort of all exhibitors, partners and attendees.


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Airlines commit to respecting EU consumer rights

October 1st, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association welcomes the announcement of the European Commission and the Consumer Protection Cooperation Network regarding commitments made by 16 major European airlines on their cancellation and reimbursement practices. This outcome is a result of a collective action launched by CPC authorities in February 2021.

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Irish Travel Agents Association highlights benefits of booking with a travel agent

August 24th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) are encouraging consumers to book with ITAA member travel agents as international travel begins to reopen, due to the numerous benefits offered to consumers throughout every stage of their holiday.  This particularly came to light during the pandemic.
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Irish Travel Agents Association call on Government to clear backlog of passport applications and renewals as international travel gradually reopens

August 17th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling on the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Passport Office to work to process outstanding passport applications in order to avoid a backlog of applications when international travel resumes. The Association has expressed its frustration at delays in issuing passports, meaning that some consumers have had to cancel their travel plans.
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ITAA responds to Malta’s requirement for Digital COVID Certificates only

July 21st, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has responded to the unfolding situation in Malta, where a number of Irish holidaymakers are facing quarantine despite being fully vaccinated. Authorities in Malta are accepting Digital COVID Certificates, but do not recognise HSE vaccination cards.
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Paul Hackett confirmed as Irish Travel Agents Association President

June 17th, 2021

 Paul Hackett, Managing Director of Click&Go, has officially been confirmed as President of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) at the Association’s AGM, which took place virtually today via Video Conference Call.
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Paul Hackett elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association

June 15th, 2021

Paul Hackett, CEO of Click&Go, has been elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association. This will be confirmed at the ITAA virtual AGM this coming Thursday, 17th June 2021.
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ITAA respond to closure of Stobart Air

June 14th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has noted with regret that Stobart Air has ceased trading as of Friday 11th June 2021.

The loss of jobs is a severe blow for what has already been a very difficult year for those working in the travel industry, and is indicative of the damage caused by COVID-19 on the Irish travel sector.
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