Shortlist for Irish Travel Industry Awards



  • Travel agent individual shortlist not named
  • 5 contest supplier rep of the year award

ITIA supplier rep short list 2019, Brian Hughes of United, Rebecca Kelly of MSC (winner 2014-5-6-8), Lee Osborne of Bookabed (winner 2013), Martin Penrose of Ifonly and Jeanette Taylor of Sunway.

The shortlist has ben announced for the 2019 Irish Travel Industry awards, to take place in the Round Room, Mansion House January 24 2018.

Nominees include South Arica in the tourist board category, their sedan appearance on a shortlist after a nomination in 2017. A new category has been created for the supplier who does most in promoting travel agents to the public.

ITAA Leisure Travel Professional – Sponsored By Portaventura; Overall Winner Will Be Announced On The Night

ITAA Corporate Travel Professional – Sponsored By Portaventura; Overall Winner Will Be Announced On The Night

ITAA Member Bricks & Mortar Marketing Campaign – Sponsored By Portaventura; Overall Winner Will Be Announced On The Night

ITAA Member Digital Marketing Campaign – Sponsored By Portaventura; J Barter Travel Group; Cassidy Travel; Club Travel; Tour America; Click&Go

ITAA General Marketing Campaign – Sponsored By Portaventura; J Barter Travel Group; Tour America; Click&Go

ITAA Corporate Travel Agency – Sponsored By Amadeus; Atlas Travel; Corporate Travel.Ie; Club Travel HRG; FCM Travel Solutions; Carlon Wagonlit

ITAA Travel Agency Of The Year – Under 10 Employees – Sponsored By Amadeus; Travelagent.Ie; Galvins Travel; Corrib Travel; O’hanrahan Travel; O’donohoe Travel; The Travel Broker

ITAA Travel Agency Of The Year – Over 10 Employees – Sponsored By Amadeus; Frosch CTM; Cassidy Travel; Click&Go; Tour America

Irish Travel Industry Awards 2018 ITAA Supplier Finalists Are:

Air Travel Category – Sponsored By Dublin Airport

Airline To Europe; Aer Lingus; Lufthansa; Ryanair; Sas; Turkish Airlines

Business Class Airline To Europe; British Airways; Klm; Lufthansa; Sas; Turkish Airlines

Airline To North America; Aer Lingus; Air Canada; American Airlines; Delta Airlines; United Airlines

Long Haul Airline; Aer Lingus; Emirates; Etihad Airways; Qatar Airways; Turkish Airlines

Tour Operator Category – Sponsored By Hertz

European Sun Tour Operator; Classic Collection; Sunway; Topflight; Tui

Escorted Tour Operator; G Adventures; Insight Vacations; Riviera Travel; Sunway; Wendy Wu Tours

Specialist Tour Operator; G Adventures; If Only; Sunway; Travel Focus; Wendy Wu Tours

Long Haul Tour Operator; Classic Resorts; If Only; Sunway; Travel Focus; Wendy Wu Tours

Cruise & Ferry Category – Sponsored By Turkish Airlines

Main Stream Cruise Company; Carnival Cruises; Msc Cruises; Norwegian Cruise Line; Princess Cruises; Royal Caribbean International

Premium Cruise Company; Celebrity Cruises; Cunard Cruises; Msc Cruises; Oceania Cruises; Royal Caribbean International

Specialist Cruise Company (Including River); Ama Waterways; Avalon Waterways; Riviera Travel; Uniworld River Cruises; Viking River Cruises

Ultra Luxury Cruise Company; Azamara Cruises; Celebrity Cruises; Norwegian Cruise Line; Seabourn Cruises; Silversea Cruises

Ferry Company; Brittany Ferries; Irish Ferries; P&O Ferries; Stena Line

Agency Services Provider Category – Sponsored By Riviera Travel

Technology Provider; Amadeus; Dolphin Dynamics; Proactive Labs; Travelport

Car Hire Company; Affordable Car Hire; Avis; Flexible Car Hire; Hertz; Your Car Hire

Travel Insurance Provider; Accident & General; Aig; Axa Insurance; Blue Insurance; Worldwide Insurance

Tourist Board; Las Vegas; New York; Portuguese Tourist Board; Spanish Tourist Board; South African Tourist Board

Accommodation Only Provider; Arrow Tours; Bedsonline; Bookabed; Globe Hotels; Innstant Travel

Supplier Staff / Travel Media Category – Sponsored By Ireland West Airport

Supplier Support Team; Aer Lingus; Amadeus; Bookabed; Msc Cruises; Sunway

Supplier Representative; Brian Hughes –  United Airlines; Jeanette Taylor – Sunway; Lee Osborne – Bookabed; Martin Penrose – If Only; Rebecca Kelly – MSC Cruises

Supplier Promoting Travel Agents (To The Public); Msc Cruises; Royal Caribbean International; Sunway;  The Travel Corporation; Wendy Wu Tours

Destinations Category – Sponsored By British Airways And American Airlines;

Worldwide City Destination; Dubai; Hong Kong; Las Vegas; New York; Toronto

European City Destination; Amsterdam; Barcelona; Krakow; Lisbon; Madrid

Ski Destination; Austria; Andorra; France; Italy; Bulgaria

Summer Destination; Italy; Greece; Lanzarote; Portugal; Spain

Winter Destination; Dubai; Gran Canaria; Lanzarote; Las Vegas; Tenerife

Worldwide Theme Park; Disneyland Paris; Portaventura; Siam Park; Universal Orlando Resort; Walt Disney World Resort




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