Posts Tagged ‘ITAA’

Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) announce rescheduled events for Spring 2021

July 30th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association, which celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, has announced provisional new dates for several events which have been rescheduled in line with current COVID-19 safety measures.  
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Irish Travel Agents Association form ‘supplier council’ to cultivate a stronger collaboration between members & suppliers

July 28th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has announced the formation of a supplier’s council which will act as a representative body for the Association’s affiliate members.


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Irish Travel Agents Association seek clarity on rules for travel ‘green list’ of countries

July 21st, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling for clarity on the ‘green list’ of countries approved for international travel, stating that unless current travel restrictions are lifted, the publication of a green list is futile. The Association believes that the list could cause confusion for both inbound and outbound travellers, unless travel advice relating to the countries on the list changes.
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Irish Travel Agents Association welcome the Aviation Recovery Taskforce Final Report relating to travel restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

July 10th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has welcomed the publication of the final report of the Aviation Recovery Taskforce which was published today and the recommendations within. However, the Association had anticipated that the interim recommendations of the Taskforce would be implemented by the Government following its publication on June 22. This has not been done.


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Irish Travel Agents Association respond to Government advice on travel restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

June 30th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has again called for clarity from the Government on the current COVID-19 travel restrictions, stating that Ireland is now standing alone in Europe in terms of travel restrictions. The current guidelines have caused confusion for both travel agents and their customers, as the Government has not cancelled flights, but are advising passengers against travelling.


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Irish Travel Agents Association support the lifting of the non-essential travel ban

June 23rd, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has welcomed recommendations contained in an interim report from the specially convened Aviation Recovery Taskforce, stating that restrictions on non-essential travel in and out of Ireland should be lifted by July 1st. The ITAA also supports the Taskforce’s suggestion that incoming travellers to Ireland should not be required to self-isolate for a two-week period after they arrive.


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Irish Travel Agents Association welcome State guarantee from Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

June 19th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have responded positively to an announcement made today by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, stating that special Covid-19 Refund Credit Notes issued by Irish licensed Travel Agents and Tour Operators will be protected by a State guarantee. This guarantee will protect the cash value of a Refund Credit Note in the event that a Travel Agent or Tour Operator becomes insolvent and goes out of business.


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Michael Doorley elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association

June 17th, 2020

Michael Doorley, Managing Director of Shandon Travel, was elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association at the Association’s AGM, which took place virtually today via Video Conference Call.


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Irish Travel Agents Association support EU plans to fully reopen internal borders on 15 June

June 12th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling on the Government and the NPHET to move forward on lifting travel restrictions to allow travel to resume to certain countries within the EU. The ITAA are disappointed that there is no indication of travel restrictions being eased until the 29th of June, despite positive data and metrics from the Chief Medical Officer.


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Irish Travel Agents Association seek clarity on passport renewals amid COVID-19 crisis

June 2nd, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is seeking clarity for their customers in relation to passport applications and renewals from the Department of Foreign Affairs as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the travel sector.
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