All posts tagged "ECTAA"

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    85% of Irish Holidaymakers are Financially Unprotected

    The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has launched a new campaign to highlight the fact that 85%...

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    ECTAA Calls on EU Regulator to Protect EU Passengers Against Airline Insolvencies

    Following a record number of airline failures in 2017, the European Travel Agents’ and Tour Operators’ Association...

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    ITAA President Calls on Minister Ross to Address Bonding and Brexit

    The Irish Travel Industry Trade Show took place in the RDS to a large number of travel professionals...

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    Pat Dawson Appointed to ECTAA Board

    Pat Dawson, Chief Executive, Irish Travel Agents Association, has been appointed to the board of ECTAA, the...

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    Best Travel Industry Practice Discussed at European Gathering 
of Travel Professionals

    The Irish Travel Agents Association is “extremely concerned” about the over regulation that the Irish travel industry faces in comparison to the rest of Europe. The differences in outdated Irish legislation, which is over 30 years old, compared to upcoming EU travel directives was highlighted at the bi-annual European Travel Agents and...

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    Travelport Responds to IATA’s NDC Initiative

    In a statement issued in response to the International Air Transport Association’s proposed New Distribution Capability, Travelport has called for “real collaboration” with GDSs and travel agents and for IATA to address the concerns raised by travel agency bodies – which include ECTAA and ASTA. The statement is as follows: Travelport welcomes...

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    IATA Adopts New Distribution Capability Proposal

    The International Air Transport Association Passenger Services Conference has adopted a resolution on a Foundation Standard for a New Distribution Capability during a meeting at the World Passenger Symposium in Abu Dhabi. IATA claims that the NDC will enable airlines to offer more options to customers and to reach them seamlessly across...

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    Will NDC End Airline Fare Comparisons on GDSs?

    If IATA airlines vote later today or tomorrow in Abu Dhabi in favour of a proposed New Distribution Capability the new system could be introduced as early as next year – but travel agent bodies, including ECTAA, ASTA and BTC, are critical of the lack of consultation and are concerned that NDC...