Over 20 new exhibitors added to Irish Travel Trade Show Registration now open for Ireland’s largest travel trade show in the RDS on 12th April

20 March 2018

TRAINING DATE: 08/08/2019

Dublin, 20th March 2018  The Irish Travel Trade Show will take place in Hall 3 of RDS Main Hall Complex, Dublin 4, on Thursday 12th April 2018. Now in its fourth year, Ireland’s premier travel trade event will see 20 new exhibitors added to this year’s event. The show, organised on behalf of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) by Business Exhibitions Limited, is also offering FREE registration to all Irish travel professionals.


This one-day event is an unrivalled opportunity for travel agents and tour operators to connect face-to-face with over 120 of the world’s best-know and most exciting brands including 20 airlines, 31 National and Regional Tourist Organisations, Bedbanks, Car Hire and Rail companies, Ocean and River Cruise companies, Technology companies, Theme and Leisure Parks, Ferry companies, International Hotels and Travel Insurance companies.


Exhibitors joining the Irish Travel Trade Show for the first time this year include Affordable AirPlus International, Cathy Pacific, China Airlines, CRT Midi-Pyrenees, Grenada Board of Tourism, J2 Holidays, Macau Tourism, Perpignan Tourism, the Philippines, Qantas Airlines, Sabs Travel Technologies, Thailand, Travel Technology Systems, Visit Orlando, VisitFlanders, Ama Waterways, Princess Cruises, Croatia Air Lines, GTI Travel Group, Rovas Luxury Rail Tours, Toulouse Tourism and Montpellier Tourism. ATTS Travel Representation Services is also well represented at this year’s show with their partners ASL Airlines France, DB/RailShop,  Expedia TAAP, Finnair and Flexible Autos all exhibiting.


Following Worldchoice and ITAA management meetings in the morning, the Spanish Tourist Board and Costa Dorado will host a luncheon for invited guests from 1pm. At 2pm the Irish Travel Trade Show will be officially opened with Dublin Airport sponsoring the registration.  At 6pm, the Portuguese Tourist Board will host a wine reception at the show, before a special Networking Event for exhibitors and visitors from 7pm.


Cormac Meehan, President of the ITAA, said, “We’re very excited to be working with Business Exhibitions again to present the fourth annual Irish Travel Trade Show. There is no other place where you can source new suppliers and strengthen current business relationships, while staying up to date with the emerging trends in travel innovation, product demonstrations and new customer experiences. The show also includes a rich social agenda where exhibitors and visitors can mix and mingle in a special setting.”


Registration to attend the Irish Travel Trade Show is FREE. To register your attendance and to find out more information visit: www.irishtraveltradeshow.com




Schedule for Thursday 12th April:

10.30am:              Worldchoice Business Update

11.30am:              ITAA AGM – Sponsored by Travelport

1 pm:                     Spanish Tourist Board and Costa Dorado sponsored lunch for invited guests

2 pm:                     Opening of Irish Travel Trade Show – registration sponsored by Dublin Airport

6pm:                      Drinks Reception hosted by the Portuguese Tourist Board

7 pm:                     Networking Event