ITAA saddened to hear of Flybe closure

DATE: 10 March 2020

The well known airline ceased operations suddenly this morning Dublin, 5th March 2020   The ITAA were saddened to hear of the closure of the UK’s largest regional airline, Flybe, which went into administration and ceased all flights earlier this morning. Pat Dawson, CEO of the ITAA, said, “We wish to extend our sympathies to our…

ITAA welcome the support of travel partners during ongoing Coronavirus issue

DATE: 9 March 2020

The ITAA has received support from a number of their suppliers who are offering free of charge changes for customers affected by travel disruptions. Dublin, 6th March 2020   The ITAA have welcomed the support of travel partners who are liberalising costs and changing travel arrangements in order to support the Irish travel sector as Coronavirus…

Honeymoon Offers!

DATE: 5 March 2020

This week we have a selection of amazing Honeymoon offers from our ITAA member travel agents! Maldives, 10 nights, May/June 2020, from €2699pp Spend your Honeymoon in the beautiful Maldives, with this amazing value offer from Classic Resorts! Unrivalled luxury, stunning white sandy beaches and an amazing underwater world make Maldives a fantastic choice to…

Prof Luke O’Neill Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity college Dublin joins Ryan Tubridy on the Late Late Show Friday 28th Feb 2020 for discussion on COVID 19

DATE: 3 March 2020

Some interesting facts from the discussion: 80% Survive; 14% will get sicker; 2-3% die. (not sure what happens to the other 3%).  95% of cases are still in China. If you are Healthy and have a good immune system you will get over it. Deaths from the virus are people who already have an underlining…

ITAA Advice to Travellers regarding Coronavirus

DATE: 25 February 2020

The ITAA have issued an updated statement about Coronavirus Dublin 25th February 2020   The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is advising that Irish travellers and holidaymakers follow the advice of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) when travelling overseas.  They are also calling on the public to be pragmatic about their holiday bookings. John Spollen,…

ITAA Advice to Travellers in China

DATE: 24 February 2020

The ITAA have issued an updated statement amid the Coronavirus outbreak Dublin 19th February 2020    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is advising that Irish travellers and holidaymakers follow the advice of the Department of Foreign Affairs and avoid all non-essential travel to China amid the coronavirus outbreak in a number of Chinese cities. The…

Saharan Sandstorm Leads to Cancellation of Flights To & From Canary Islands

DATE: 24 February 2020

Dublin, 23 February 2020.  The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) today are advising Irish holiday makers traveling to or from the Canary Islands in the next 48 hours to check flight details with their travel agent, tour operator or airline. A Saharan sandstorm from North Africa has caused mass flight cancellations to and from the…

Italian Offers – great value offers for Italian getaways from ITAA Members

DATE: 31 January 2020

Venice, 4 nights, 9th March 2020, €929pp (Main Deck Cabin)/€1,039pp (Upper Deck Cabin) Enjoy a fabulous 4-night river cruise around the famous canals and lagoons of wonderful Venice, onboard the magnificent MS Michelangelo with this offer from Travel Escaper & Cruisecapes! Admire the natural beauty of the lagoon and its breath-taking views. Visit the beautiful…

Atlantic Travel and Tour America Crowned Travel Agents of the Year at the Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation

DATE: 24 January 2020

Dublin, January 2020 Atlantic Travel and Tour America were crowned ITAA Travel Agencies of the Year 2020 at the annual Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with The Travel Corporation on Thursday evening, 23rd January 2020. The prestigious awards gala took place in the elegant surrounds of the Mansion House, Dublin, and was attended by…

ITAA statement regarding Balearic Islands’ decision to pass a bill aimed at clamping down on excessive alcohol consumption.

DATE: 22 January 2020

Dublin, 20th January 2020  The Irish Travel Agents Association have welcomed a recent decision by Spain’s Balearic Islands to clamp down on excessive alcohol consumption by holidaymakers on the islands. The restrictions will apply to: San Antonio on the island of Ibiza and El Arenal and Magaluf on Mallorca, the largest of the Balearic’s four islands.…