The inaugural Irish Travel Industry Summit will take place on Friday 24th November in the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin 4.
The Summit will be officially opened by Brian Hayes MEP and will focus on two key issues: the three leisure travel sectors that are generating increased bookings for travel agents – ocean and river cruising, long-haul holidays and adventure holidays, as well as the new EU Package Travel Directive and its pending Irish legislation.
Speakers at the inaugural Irish Travel Industry Summit on Friday 24th November 2017 at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin 4, will include Veronica Manfredi, Head of Unit E2 ‘Consumer and Marketing Law’, European Commission, on the forthcoming EU Package Travel Directive. ITAA President, Cormac Meehan will address the challenges of Brexit.
Session One: Leisure Travel
This session will commence at 14.00
|Andy Harman||CLIA||The Continued Growth in Cruising|
|Deirdre Sweeny||Sunway||Operating as a Multi-Destination Boutique Operator|
|Brian Young||G Adventures||Adventure Travel Grows in Popularity|
|John Booty||Wendy Wu Tours||The Booming Market to China|
|Andrew McCarroll||AIB Merchant Services||Is Your IT System Credit Card Compliant?|
Session Two: EU Package Travel Directive
|Veronica Manfredi||Head Unit E2, European Commission||The Package Travel Directive 2018|
|David Hodnett||Commission for Aviation Regulation||Options Arising in the Transposition of Directive (2015/2302/EU)|
|Cormac Meehan||President ITAA||Brexit – Opportunity or Threat?|
This session will finish at 17.30