Posts Tagged ‘ITAA’

ITAA calls on Government to implement credit notes for holidaymakers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

May 1st, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is deeply concerned by the current COVID -19 crisis and the impact it is having on member travel agents and their customers, and are strongly urging the government to implement credit notes for holidaymakers whose holidays have been cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic.


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Irish Travel Agents Association announces new dates for events postponed due to COVID-19

April 9th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association has announced provisional new dates for several events that were postponed following safety concerns after the worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus.  The ITAA, which celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, has rescheduled a number of its events to take place in the Autumn.


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Irish Travel Agents Association Welcome the DFA Move to Repatriate Irish Tourists in Spain

March 15th, 2020

There are as many as 20,000 Irish people currently in Spain

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA)  have welcomed the move by the Tánaiste Simon Coveney which has ensured Irish tourists currently in Spain and who want to fly home can do so by midnight Thursday.  The Tanaiste engaged with his Spanish counterpart and with Aer Lingus and Ryanair to secure this.


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ECTAA welcomes the Commission response to Covid-19, which is favourable to the travel and tourism industry

March 14th, 2020

While the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak cannot yet be assessed, the damages in the travel industry are immense. This was officially recognised yesterday by the European Commission in its coordinated economic response to the pandemic.


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ITAA travel partners offer free of charge changes in order to restore consumer confidence

March 11th, 2020

A number of ITAA partner suppliers are offering free of charge changes for customers affected by travel disruptions.

The ITAA are reassuring consumers that they can still securely book holidays despite the ongoing Coronavirus situation, thanks to a number of travel partners such as airlines and cruise companies who are liberalising costs and offering changes to travel arrangements free of charge for bookings made this month.
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Irish Travel Trade Shows 2020 postponed due to COVID-19

March 11th, 2020

Ireland’s largest Travel Trade Shows postponed to a later date in Cork and Dublin due to concerns surrounding COVID-19.

The decision has been made by the board of the Irish Travel Agent’s Association (ITAA) to postpone this years’ annual Irish Travel Trade Show, which was set to host two shows for the first time this year. The first show was scheduled to take place in The Imperial Hotel, Cork on the 1st of April, and the second in Hotel Riu Plaza, the Gresham Dublin on the 2nd of April.
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ITAA welcome the support of travel partners during ongoing Coronavirus issue

March 6th, 2020

The ITAA has received support from a number of their suppliers who are offering free of charge changes for customers affected by travel disruptions.

The ITAA have welcomed the support of travel partners who are liberalising costs and changing travel arrangements in order to support the Irish travel sector as Coronavirus continues to disrupt the travel industry.


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ITAA Advice to Travellers regarding Coronavirus

February 25th, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is advising that Irish travellers and holidaymakers follow the advice of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) when travelling overseas. They are also calling on the public to be pragmatic about their holiday bookings.


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Atlantic Travel and Tour America Crowned Travel Agents of the Year at the Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation

January 24th, 2020

Dublin, January 2020   Atlantic Travel and Tour America were crowned ITAA Travel Agencies of the Year 2020 at the annual Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation on Thursday evening, 23rd January 2020. The prestigious awards gala took place in the elegant surrounds of the Mansion House, Dublin, and was attended by over 500 travel and tourism professionals from around the world.


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ITAA respond as Norwegian Air discontinue transatlantic routes

August 13th, 2019

 The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is disappointed to learn that Norwegian Air will be discontinuing all transatlantic flights to and from Ireland from 15th September. The move will affect flights from Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports which serviced routes to New York, Boston and Toronto. These routes have been greatly affected by the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft.


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