Early spring 2022 bookings on the rise

ITAA Quarterly Survey Results show there is a steady increase in spring bookings for 2022

DATE: 26 July 2022

The Irish Travel Agents Association’s (ITAA) latest quarterly members survey reveals that over 10% of travel agents experienced an increase in bookings in the second quarter of 2022 (April-June) compared to the same period in 2019.   During Q2 2022, 55% of travel agents surveyed cited an increase in turnover and more than one in […]

daa Reiterates Its Confidence In Its Plan To Avoid Cutting Flights This Summer

DATE: 28 June 2022

daa management has reiterated its confidence in its current plan which, during the first three weeks of June, saw 93% of all passengers spend 45 minutes or less queuing at Dublin Airport’s security screening areas, while 77% of passengers queued for 30 minutes or less Over the past weekend – which was the busiest Dublin […]

The Irish Travel Agents Association Urges Travellers to Book with Licensed Travel Agents

Booking with a licensed, bonded travel agent is the best choice for consumers

DATE: 27 May 2022

Dublin, 26 May 2022 The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is encouraging summer travellers to book their holidays with bonded, Irish licensed travel agents, due to the numerous benefits offered to consumers throughout every stage of their holiday, most particularly consumer protection. A consumer sentiment survey published by KBC Bank earlier today recorded an increase […]

The Irish Travel Agents Association Hold Annual General Meeting in Dublin

New Board members elected at ITAA AGM

DATE: 27 May 2022

Dublin, 27 May 2022 Yesterday, the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) held their Annual General Meeting at Dublin’s Buswells Hotel. It was confirmed that Paul Hackett, Managing Director of Click&Go, has officially been re-elected as President of the Irish Travel Agents Association.   Other appointments to the ITAA board were Vice-President – Clare Dunne, Travel […]

Over 600 travel trade professionals meet at first major in-person event in two years

Irish Travel Trade Shows open in Cork and Dublin

DATE: 6 April 2022

6th April 2022    Over 600 travel trade professionals are expected to converge in Cork and Dublin this week for the first in person Irish Travel Trade Shows since 2019. Hosted by the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) the Shows will feature international exhibitors and networking opportunities for Irish travel professionals.   Pat Dawson, CEO of […]

Revealed: Ireland’s Top Travel Agents!

Atlantic Travel followed by Barter’s Travel and Travel Broker

DATE: 30 March 2022

Atlantic Travel was named Ireland’s Top Agency as part of the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2022: an annual power-list of the nation’s best agents by industry bible, Travel Trade Gazette.  Runners up to the top award were fellow ITAA members Barter’s Travel, Cork, and The Travel Broker, Clontarf.   Pat Dawson, CEO of the […]

Over 150 exhibitors set course for 2022 Irish Travel Trade Shows

Ireland’s largest Travel Trade Shows to take place in Cork and Dublin

DATE: 28 March 2022

The Official Irish Travel Trade Shows are taking place next week in Dublin and for the first time, Cork.  The first show will take place in The Imperial Hotel, Cork on Wednesday 6th April, and the second in Hotel Riu Plaza The Gresham Dublin on Thursday 7th April.   This will be the sixth official […]

Updated Rules for Travel within European Union

EU Commission updates rules for international travel in the EU starting February 1st

DATE: 31 January 2022

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is reminding all travellers of changes coming into force from tomorrow, Tuesday 1st February. All travellers will be required to have had a second vaccination within 9 months, proof of recovery within the past 6 months or a booster vaccination in order to travel within the European Union.   […]

Irish Travel Trade Shows confirmed for April 2022

Ireland’s largest Travel Trade Shows to take place in Cork and Dublin

DATE: 26 January 2022

The Irish Travel Agent’s Association (ITAA) are delighted to confirm that the sixth annual Irish Travel Trade Shows are confirmed for this coming April. The first show will take place in The Imperial Hotel, Cork on Wednesday 6th April, and the second in Hotel Riu Plaza, The Gresham Dublin on Thursday 7th April.   The […]

Holiday World Shows Rescheduled till 2023

Business Exhibitions has announced that the annual Holiday Shows will not proceed in 2022

DATE: 17 January 2022

The Holiday World Shows, which were set to take place in February and March in Dublin, Belfast and Shannon have been rescheduled to January 2023.  Having previously deferred the Shows to Spring of this year, the organisers, Business Exhibitions Ltd, have now made the difficult decision to reschedule this year’s shows to January 2023.   […]