Irish Travel Agents Association seek clarity on rules for travel ‘green list’ of countries

DATE: 22 July 2020

The ITAA believe that, a ‘green list’ of countries approved for travel is meaningless unless current travel restrictions are lifted. Dublin, 21 July 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…

Irish Travel Agents Association welcome the Aviation Recovery Taskforce Final Report relating to travel restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

DATE: 13 July 2020

The ITAA calls on the Government to implement recommendations from both Final & Interim Report Dublin, 10 July 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…

ITAA CONCILIATION PROCEDURE

DATE: 3 July 2020

If you have a dispute with an ITAA member, the ITAA Conciliation Procedure offers a process which you may wish to avail of to settle your dispute. The ITAA Conciliation Procedure allows the parties to the dispute the freedom to explore ways of settling a dispute with the assistance of an independent, impartial person –…

Irish Travel Agents Association respond to Government advice on travel restrictions amid COVID-19 pandemic

DATE: 1 July 2020

The ITAA believe that the ban on non-essential travel should be lifted, and are seeking clarity for their customers on current restrictions. Dublin, 30 June 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…

Irish Travel Agents Association support the lifting of the non-essential travel ban

DATE: 25 June 2020

Dublin, 23 June 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…

Irish Travel Agents Association welcome State guarantee from Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

DATE: 19 June 2020

Dublin, 19 June 2020    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have responded positively to an announcement made today by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, stating that special Covid-19 Refund Credit Notes issued by Irish licensed Travel Agents and Tour Operators will be protected by a State guarantee.This guarantee will protect the cash value…

Michael Doorley elected President of the Irish Travel Agents Association

DATE: 17 June 2020

Dublin, 17 June 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. Michael Doorley’s company is a long-standing member of the ITAA having attended the very first meeting of the Association. Doorley established Shandon…

Irish Travel Agents Association support EU plans to fully reopen internal borders on 15 June

DATE: 12 June 2020

The ITAA have called on the Government and the NHPET to relax travel restrictions within EU borders to restart tourism in time for the summer peak. Dublin, 12 June 2020    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling on the Government and the NPHET to move forward on lifting travel restrictions to allow travel to…

Government agrees to provide a State-Guarantee for Refund Credit Notes Issued by Irish Licensed Travel Agents and Tour Operators

DATE: 11 May 2020

The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross has welcomed the Government’s agreement to provide a State guarantee for a special form of refund credit note for package holidays booked through Irish registered travel agents and tour operators. Minister Ross said: “The travel restrictions imposed across the world in response to the Covid-19 pandemic…

ITAA calls on Government to implement credit notes for holidaymakers affected by COVID-19 pandemic

DATE: 2 May 2020

The Irish Travel Agent’s Association have stated that member travel agents are under huge financial pressure due to the crisis Dublin, 1st May 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…