ITAA Statement on Wild Fires in Greece

24 July 2018

TRAINING DATE: 08/08/2019

Dublin, 24 July 2018  The wildfires in Greece are northeast of Athens in the Penteli area and 50km west of Athens.


Pat Dawson, CEO of the Irish Travel Agents Association said, “This particularly region isn’t a main destination for Irish tourists. People on holiday in this area are advised to monitor news reports and follow any advice or instructions issued by the local authorities, their travel company or their accommodation providers.”


He continued, “Anyone due to travel imminently to the areas affected should speak to their travel company or accommodation provider.”


The ITTA is in contact with the Department of Foreign Affairs and we are monitoring the situation.


The ITAA represents Ireland’s travel Industry, bringing together 100 travel agent members and 70 affiliate partners. ITAA members cover over 140 outlets in different towns and cities throughout the Republic of Ireland. All travel agent members are licensed by the Commission for Aviation Regulation and are fully bonded providing full financial protection for their customers.