• NITB’s £1m Summer Campaign

    The Northern Ireland Tourist Board (NITB) has launched a new £1 million marketing campaign to encourage visitors from the Republic of Ireland for a short break or holiday this summer. “This year’s campaign features key product areas that are particularly suited to summer visits including houses and gardens, festivals and events,family attractions,...

  • Las Vegas Visits Dublin

    A trade delegation from Las Vegas, which was once again led by Kelly Sawyer and which included representatives from 12 hotels and attractions from one of the world’s greatest entertainment venues, was welcomed to Dublin this morning by John Donohue, the representative in Ireland for Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority.  ...

  • $100 Onboard Cruise Credit with American Holidays

    Clients booking selected 2011 European cruise sailings with American Holidays before 31st July receive $100 free onboard credit per stateroom. There’s a choice of cruise-only add-ons to a European holiday or a fly/cruise package with flights direct from Dublin.

  • BA / Air Berlin Codeshare Flights

    British Airways and Air Berlin have commenced operating their codeshare agreement on more than 40 flights across key European markets. BA customers now have London Gatwick – Nuremburg added to their network, while Air Berlin customers can now fly direct from a number of German cities into London Heathrow.

  • Manchester City and Etihad Deal

    Manchester City FC and Etihad Airways have today signed a 10-year partnership agreement that expands their existing commercial relationship to include co-operation on commercial, media and community initiatives. The City of Manchester Stadium will be renamed the Etihad Stadium effective immediately. Manchester City FC will be competing in the Dublin Super Cup,...

  • Falcon’s August / September Sale

    Falcon Holidays’ sale starts today and ends on Thursday 14th July for departures from Dublin, Cork and Shannon departing on or between 25th August and 14th September. On selected properties agents can also earn a €10 voucher for every booking made and the chance to win €2,000 in cash in the Falcon...

  • App Yap at WYSTC Barcelona

    The 20th World Youth & Student Travel Conference, in Barcelona from 20-23 September 2011, will include five new elements: connections sessions, trends luncheons, geo-targetted workshops, an ‘app yap’ session and exclusive networking receptions.

  • Aer Lingus Seat Sale

    Aer Lingus has reduced fares on over one million seats across its entire network for travel from September 2011 to March 2012  for bookings made by midnight on Thursday 14th July 2011.

  • Win a Las Vegas Trip for Two!

    Any US Airways transatlantic booking you make between 30th May and 17th July 2011 could win you return flights for two to Las Vegas, three nights at Tropicana Las Vegas, and a $150 gift voucher for premium outlets. An economy class booking gets you one entry, and an Envoy business class booking...

  • Abu Dhabi – Shanghai with Etihad

    Etihad Airways has announced plans to expand its network in China with daily non-stop, return services between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai – subject to government approval. The new flights, scheduled to commence on 1st March 2012, will make Shanghai the airline’s 70th global destination.

  • Summersun 2012 from Thomas Cook

    The Thomas Cook Holidays Ireland Summersun 2012 preview brochure (incorporating Panorama and Sunworld) goes on sale at 9.00am this morning and includes deals for early bookers. Brochure distribution will also begin today.

  • Deutsche Bahn Appoints ATTS

    ATTS – Travel Repesentations Solutions in Dublin is now an officially licensed Deutsche Bahn (DB) agency and can offer DB tickets and other continental railway journeys for the Irish market.

  • 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).  

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...