Posts Tagged ‘Pat Dawson’

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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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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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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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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Irish Travel Agents Association call for swift and uniform implementation of EU travel guidelines

June 8th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling the Irish Government and our fellow EU Member States to engage immediately with proposed EU guidelines for the safe reopening of international travel to avoid further delays in restarting the Irish travel sector.
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Irish Travel Agents Association call for preparations to restart international travel

May 5th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) are calling on the Government to initiate plans to reopen international travel within the EU.  Presenting to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport later today, the ITAA are calling for the swift implementation of Digital Green Certificates in line with EU regulations and for the Government to begin to unwind current restrictions preventing international travel in order to restore consumer confidence and to set about rebuilding the Irish travel industry.
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Irish Travel Agents Association call on Government to implement Digital Green Certificates as soon as possible

April 29th, 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) are calling on Government to support and engage with the EU and implement Digital Green Certificates as soon as possible, which could allow travel to resume within the EU later this year. The ITAA believe that these certificates could help to repair some of the damage caused to the Irish travel sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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