- 130 delegates attend conference in Cordoba
- Debate on spiralling insurance premium costs
- Regulator addresses key points of difference with trade
Insurance reform, implications of the package holiday directive, the funding of the Travellers Protection Fund and technology were the highlights of the agenda at the annual conference of the Irish Travel Agents Association in Cordoba. The event attracted 130 delegates who were hosted by Andalusia Tourism and Cordoba Tourism for the event.
Watch some video highlights:
ITAA Conference Cordoba 2019
Discussion on insurance Reform
Luke Petherbridge of ABTA spoke on Brexit
Josephine O’Reilly spoke about the package holiday directive, bonding and the refinancing of the travellers protection fund.
Fran Romero of Amadeus spoke about technology. He asked: do you know these celebrities? The answer is they don’t exist, they were generated by artificial intelligence factoring in the features that people we find attractive about our celebrities.
Paul Hackett spoke about the history and evolution of Clickandgo.
Eric Dresin spoke about the implications of the new European Commission for travel
Eric Dresin and Luke Petherbridge fielded questions in a lively Q&A session.
Immaculata Silas speech at the opening of the conference
Arrival of the first delegates
Ireland & Andalucia, Eoghan Corry opened the conference with some musings about historical links
Manuel Alejandro of Cordoba tourism speech at the opening of the conference
Rueben Lopez director of the Spanish Tourist Board in Dublin speaking at the opening of conference
Rueben Lopez director of the Spanish Tourist Board in Dublin speaking at the ITAA Gala Dinner
This is ITAA President John Spollen’s speech at the opening of the conference
Turismo Andalucia report on the ITAA conference
John Devereux plays at Gala Dinner
John Spollen Acknowledgements at Gala Dinner
Presentation to Jim Tobin of FCM
Presentation to Antonio Martin
Presentation to Remedios Molina
Presentation to Rueben Lopez
Entertainment at the gala dinner
Post fam tour by delegates to the white villages of Cordoba province.
Susana Cardoso announces the venue of 2020 ITAA conference, Evora in Alentejho on Portugal.
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