Posts Tagged ‘Pat Dawson’

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 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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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 announce upcoming events for Autumn 2020

June 2nd, 2020

The Irish Travel Agents Association, which celebrates its 50th Anniversary this year, has announced provisional new dates for several events which are to take place in Autumn 2020 including the rescheduling of events that were postponed following safety concerns after the worldwide outbreak of COVID-19


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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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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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