ITTN Editorial Team

Irish Travel Trade News has been providing Ireland’s travel industry, North and South, with independent and insightful, professional reporting for over 50 years.

Michael Flood, Editor of Irish Travel Trade News, has more than 40 years of experience in the Irish travel and tourism industries. He has accumulated an in-depth knowledge of the airline industry and of the global travel and tourism world.

Neil Steedman has been a trade journalist, copywriter, editor and proofreader for 50 years, and News & Features Editor of Irish Travel Trade News for the past 42 years. He is a Buddhist, his favourite country is Thailand, top of his ‘must visit’ list is Tibet, and his wish to visit Bhutan was fulfilled in 2017.

Sarah Slattery has been in the travel industry for the past 26 years, initially as a sales consultant and progressing to Sales & Marketing Director of Skytours, one of Ireland’s leading independent travel agencies. Sarah’s experience and knowledge led to a regular slot on TV3 as the travel expert on the Morning Show. She has her own blog,, which offers advice to travellers on destinations and places to stay, as well as the best travel deals.