Conor Wynne

  • News
    Martin Skelly is ITAA Vice-President

    Martin Skelly of Navan Travel today becomes Vice-President of the Irish Travel Agents Association, following his appointment by the ITAA Board on Wednesday. Pat Dawson has resigned as President (see news story).  

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    EU Roaming Charges Drop (Again)

    Today is 1st July so, for the fifth year running, the EU has lowered its retail price caps on roaming charges, with the per-minute charge for making voice calls reducing from 39 cents to 35 cents and the charge for receiving them from 15 cents to 11 cents. Wholesale data roaming charges...

  • eNews Archive
    1st July 2011 – ITTN launch new eNews and website

    Read it here: http://www.ittn.ie/ezine/201126.html

  • News
    Amadeus Launches Extreme Search Shopping Tool

    Amadeus has the latest inspirational search tool serving the online shopping needs of today’s traveller. ‘Extreme Search’ provides online travel agents with an intuitive search solution currently for air travel, based on the traveller’s natural thought process and travel search preferences. It lets travellers ask open questions in real-time, such as: “Where...

  • Magazine Archive
    The June 2011 Magazine is Online Now!

    The Jule 2011 edition of the Irish Travel Trade News magazine is now available online to read. Please click the below link: http://www.ittn.ie/flickable/201106/index.html

  • News
    Win an iPad with Flexibletrips.ie!

    To celebrate the launch of Flexibletrips.ie, Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland is giving travel agents the chance to win a white iPad. Simply make a booking on Flexibletrips between now and 28th July and email your name and the booking reference to agencysales@flexibletrips.ie. The more bookings you make the more chances you have...

  • News
    Irish Ferries Introduces Fare ‘Flexibility’ Option

    A new ‘flexibility’ option that will enable customers to avail of reduced cancellation charges and avoid amendment fees has been introduced by Irish Ferries. Inspired by customer demand, the option can be purchased on a per-voyage basis – one proviso being that an outward and return option must be purchased if cover...

  • News
    ‎1.7m+ Passengers Through Dublin Airport in May

    11% increase from last year, according to Dublin Airport Authority. Passenger volumes to & from continental Europe increased by 10%, more than 950,000 passengers travelling to European destinations.The increase was due in part to the impact that volcanic ash had on air travel during May 2010. UK traffic recorded a 17% increase...

  • News
    US Airways / Aegean Codeshare Agreed

    US Airways and Aegean Airlines customers will soon have greater travel options between Greece and the USA thanks to a new bilateral codeshare agreement announced yesterday (29th June) between the two Star Alliance partners. The agreement is subject to both US Department of Transportation and Greek Government approval.

  • News
    Irish Ferries Summer Sale to Britain

    Irish Ferries’ latest offer sees kids go free and fare savings of up to 30% – all being marketed under the banner of a summer sale to Britain. The offer applies for travel during the peak months of July and August on Dublin-Holyhead and Rosslare-Pembroke routes and is available on cruise ferries...

  • News
    Stena Line Acquires Belfast – Liverpool Route

    Yesterday, 29th June, Stena Line received formal regulatory clearance for the acquisition of the route from Belfast to Liverpool (Birkenhead). It will take some time to complete the integration, but Stena Line hopes that this will be completed over the next three months. Reservations for the Liverpool route will continue to be...

  • News
    Air Traffic Demand Grows in May

    The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the traffic results for May, which showed a 6.8% increase in passenger traffic over May 2010. This is 4% higher than the beginning of the year.

  • News
    Falcon Summer Sun 2012

    The Falcon Summer 2012 programme is now on sale. The programme offers holidaymakers a wide choice of resort and accommodation to suit all budgets. Early bookers can avail of early booking savings including free child places and money off per couple.

  • News
    Few Immigration Delays at London Airports

    London Heathrow Airport reported at 14.00 today (Thursday 30th June): “There have been no significant immigration delays at Heathrow so far today and no flights have been disrupted due to industrial action.” At London Gatwick Airport most passengers are getting through immigration in under 10 minutes and “everything is running smoothly right...

  • News
    New FREE! Bedbank & GDS Hotel Booking Engine

    On Monday next, 4th July, Travelport Ireland will be launching a new hotel booking engine, Travelport Rooms and More, that aggregates bedbanks and GDS hotel content – it is free of charge and any agent (Travelport customer or not) can sign up for it.

  • News
    New-look Magazine Features Cyprus and Gran Canaria

    “A place of outstanding beauty, Cyprus has endless blue skies, long golden beaches, lush green forests and intriguing places to explore. Cyprus is a year-round island where the seasons might change but the warmth of the people never does.” “Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is one of the most diverse cities I...