Irish Travel Agents Association respond to comments made by Ryanair today

DATE: 1 April 2021

The Association believe that the claims made by the airline CEO Michael O’Leary on Good Morning Britain are disingenuous and misleading

ITAA confirm Irish Travel Industry Awards for January 2022

DATE: 26 March 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have confirmed that the Irish Travel Industry Awards will take place on 27th January 2022 in the historic Round Room of The Mansion House, Dublin. Organised on behalf of the ITAA by Business Exhibitions Limited, next year’s event looks forward to welcoming back to Dublin travel and tourism professionals…

Update of lockdown measures in Europe 19March 2021

DATE: 24 March 2021

Update of lockdown measures in Europe provided by ECTAA colleagues from HOTREC.  Please note that the document is based on desk research.

Irish Travel Agents Association call on Government to Save the Travel Industry

DATE: 17 February 2021

The Association met with Minister Eamon Ryan and Minister Hildegarde Naughton today to discuss urgent business supports needed for the Irish travel industry Dublin, 16 February 2021     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) made a strong case for a bespoke business support package at a meeting today with Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan and Minister…

Irish Travel Agents Association presents to Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications

DATE: 9 February 2021

The Association has presented the Committee with an update on airline refunds and supports received by the Irish travel industry Dublin, 9 February 2021     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) presented to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Transport and Communications Networks earlier today to discuss a range of issues faced by the travel industry as…

Irish Travel Agents Association refute claims made by Ryanair

DATE: 3 February 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have refuted a statement and comments made by Ryanair claiming that the airline has not dealt with travel agents for the past twenty years.  The ITAA are once again asking Ryanair for honesty and transparency with regards to refunds, to resolve ongoing issues for consumers and travel agents alike.…

Irish Travel Agents Association address issues securing refunds from Ryanair

DATE: 1 February 2021

ITAA member travel agents have consistently faced problems with the airline when attempting to refund customers bookings Dublin, 1 February 2021     The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have stated that all ITAA member travel agents continue to have problems with accessing flight refunds from Ryanair, and that this issue continues to affect bricks and mortar…

ITAA notes that many customers are still hesitant to book holidays for Summer 2021

DATE: 20 January 2021

Dublin, 19 January 2021    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has stated that increases in 2021 bookings have been minimal so far, due in part to the slow rollout of vaccinations and consumers lingering fears surrounding COVID-19. The Association believes that higher levels of vaccinations are needed before a safe return to international travel will…

Irish Travel Agents Association calls on Government to protect consumers under current travel restrictions

DATE: 8 January 2021

The Association are asking Government to ensure that affected customers are not out of pocket when abiding by Government Travel Advisories Dublin, 8 January 2021    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is calling on the Government to take steps to protect consumers by ensuring that customers are adequately compensated for disrupted bookings amid the current…

Irish Travel Agents Association call for uniformity of COVID-19 testing across Europe

DATE: 6 January 2021

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) have welcomed the decision from Government to require a negative COVID-19 test from all travellers into Ireland, and is calling  for a consistent and uniform approach to pre-flight testing across Europe. When implemented, new rules will require anyone flying into Ireland to produce a negative PCR test result received…