27 Per Cent of Irish Travel Agencies Expect Increased Staff Levels in 2015

27 Per Cent of Irish Travel Agencies Expect Increased Staff Levels in 2015

Despite the post-2008 recession, 27% of Irish travel agencies still have the same staff numbers as they did five years ago, while as many as 43% have increased sales staff levels. Furthermore, not one agency expects to be employing less sales staff in 2015, while 27% expect their numbers to be increased.    These are […]

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ITAA Celebrates 44th Birthday on Quantum of the Seas

ITAA Celebrates 44th Birthday on Quantum of the Seas

This coming Sunday 2nd November 2014 marks the 44th anniversary of the Irish Travel Agents Association, which came about from a merger of the two organisations that represented Irish travel agents in the 1960s – the Association of Irish Travel Agents and the Irish Passenger Travel Agents’ Association. The first meeting of the ITAA was held on […]

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Celebrity Rewards Will Excite and Delight You

Celebrity Rewards Will Excite and Delight You

Celebrity Cruises has really got it  right on how to motivate and reward Irish travel agents to sell its upmarket product. The cruise line is launching, with effect from 1st November, the most lucrative reward scheme that the travel industry has ever seen.   The Rewards scheme has been developed with agents, for agents, and […]

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Deirdre Could Win €1,000 – and So Could YOU!

Deirdre Could Win €1,000 – and So Could YOU!

Deirdre Sweeny of Sunway Holidays is our October winner in the ITTN Budding Travel Writer competition – and hence receives a €100 One4all voucher from Travel Counsellors Ireland, an invitation to the Irish Travel Trade Awards at the DoubleTree by Hilton Dublin on Friday 28th  November 2014, and the chance to win the overall prize of […]

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Cathal Teague Wins Trip to Australia

Cathal Teague Wins Trip to Australia

The combined  Tourism Australia, New Zealand Tourism, Emirates and AATKings roadshow came to Dublin to promote travel ‘down under’. After the most informative and professional presentations, there was lots of good wine and good food.   But it was not all work on the evening as the team had devised a Bingo Ireland Quiz to […]

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Turkish Airlines Open Golf

Turkish Airlines Open Golf

Europe’s finest golfers and many of the world’s greatest are heading back to Turkey for the ‘Turkish Airlines Open’ that will be held at Montgomerie Maxx Royal in Antalya, Belek, on 13th – 16th November 2014.   US Open champion Martin Kaymer, former world No. 1 Lee Westwood and 2013 FedEx Cup and Race to Dubai winner Henrik […]

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