The Irish Travel Agents Association fosters excellence in leadership with new programme

28 November 2023

Eleven travel professionals are undertaking the Irish Travel Agents Association Leadership Excellence in the Travel Industry programme.  The programme will equip participants on how to make a significant impact in the industry and to empower current and aspiring leaders. The course covers eleven modules on various topics including:


  • Leadership Excellence in the Travel Industry
  • The Finance of Running a Travel Business
  • Digital Transformation
  • Sustainability in the Travel Industry
  • Selling the Dream
  • Growth of Team Development and Career
  • Balancing Wellness and Diversity & Inclusion in the Workplace


Based over a seven week period, the course will conclude on the 11th of January with the final module and a certificate presentation.


ITAA President Angela Walsh commented, “Having studied the ITAA Leadership Excellence in the Travel Industry Programme content I can honestly say that this is a brilliant opportunity for anyone who wants to take their leadership skills to the next level.”


She continued, “The programme will provide the skills, knowledge and strategies to help succeed in today’s ever changing and competitive market which is key. The ITAA has gathered together a team of experienced trainers who have the skills, understanding and expertise of working within the travel industry to deliver all these extremely relevant and beneficial coaching sessions.”


The Leadership Excellence In the Travel Industry programme is funded by the Positive2Work Skillnet.




About the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA):
The ITAA represents Ireland’s travel Industry, bringing together over 100 travel agent members and 70 partners. ITAA members cover over 140 outlets in different towns and cities throughout the Republic of Ireland. All travel agent members are licenced and bonded with the IAA (Irish Aviation Authority) to trade in the Republic of Ireland.



Positive2Work Skillnet supports businesses across all sectors in Ireland as they grow by offering funded training that helps to build a dynamic, upskilled &  resilient workforce.
Positive2Work is funded by Skillnet Ireland through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science