Irish Travel Agents Association Statement in advance of Storm Emma

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has issued advice to Irish holidaymakers in advance of the extreme weather conditions due to hit Ireland this week.   Cormac Meehan, President of the ITAA said, “Irish holidaymakers that are planning to travel over the next few days are naturally very concerned. We are not sure what the […]

ITAA Statement On Cancellation Of Ryanair Flights

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has expressed strong concern over the cancellation of flights by Ryanair at short notice.   Cormac Meehan, President of the ITAA, said, ‘Given the dominant position of Ryanair in the Irish aviation market place, this action has caused severe problems for thousands of travellers travelling to and from Ireland. For […]

Electronic Passport now a requirement for US Travel

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is reminding all Irish passport holders that a valid electronic passport is required if they wish to visit America under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). As of this Friday, 1st April, all Irish people who are able to travel to the US via the VWP need this type of […]

Free Training for Jobseekers with the Irish Travel Agents Association

 Jobseekers in search of a career in the Irish Travel Industry are invited to apply for Free Training with The Travel Professionals Skillnet and Irish Travel Agents Association.   The Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme runs once every year and this year, applications must be in beforeThursday 12th February. The programme will begin on Monday […]

Free Training for Jobseekers with the Irish Travel Agents Association

The Irish Travel Agents Association has announced that they have allocated a number of positions on their upcoming Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme for jobseekers. The programme will begin on the 21st April, with twenty days of training and twenty days of work experience within a member company.  In previous years participants have found that their […]

Irish Travel Agents Association Comments on Thomas Cook Irish Closure

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has expressed concern over the closure of Thomas Cook’s Irish office and the termination of chartered holidays from Ireland from 30th April 2014.   Pat Dawson, CEO of the ITAA said, “This move by Thomas Cook will impact Irish consumers as there will now be between 60,000 and 80,000 less […]