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

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 of a Refund Credit Note […]

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 […]

Chinese Tour Operators Stop Off in Cashel

Nine leading tour operators from China stopped off in Cashel on Friday (11 October), after attending a B2B tourism workshop in Belfast last week.   Carefully selected and invited here by Tourism Ireland, the group got toexperience at first-hand some of the many things to see and do for Chinese holidaymakers visiting Ireland – including a guided […]

Start Spreading the News … American Travel Agents Visit Cashel

A group of top travel agents from 17 different states across the United States visited Ireland recently – as guests of Tourism Ireland and Fáilte Ireland, in conjunction with American Airlines and Aer Lingus. Many of the travel agents – all representatives of top-producing American travel companies like Ensemble, Virtuoso, Signature Vacations and American Express – took in a fact-finding […]

Job Seekers – Exciting Career Opportunities in Tourism

The Travel Professionals Skillnet is currently recruiting 12 Job Seekers who are ready and eager to develop their careers in the travel industry, through the Travel Professionals Essential Skills Programme 2013.   We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who want to pursue a career in one of the most exciting industries, tourism.   The Travel Professionals […]