Registration is still open for this week’s Irish Travel Trade Show at the RDS. The official trade show of the Irish Travel Agents Association, now in its fourth year, is open to all licensed travel agents and tour operators, with free admission.
The show, which takes place in Hall 3 of the RDS this Thursday, will feature over 120 international and local exhibitors.
Agents at the show have a chance to win a 10-night holiday for two to the Philippines with return tickets from Dublin with Emirates, staying at the Shangri-La Mactan (Cebu), Bohol Beach Club and Shangri-La Makati.
Also on offer is a pair of tickets to the Eurovision final in Lisbon with return Aer Lingus tickets by Visit Portugal; two return tickets on Croatia Airlines’ new route from Dublin to Zagreb; and seven nights’ all inclusive for two at the new Riu Dunamar, Costa Mujeres, Mexico.
This year’s show features 20 airlines, 31 tourist organisations, bedbanks, car hire and rail companies, cruise companies, technology companies, theme and leisure parks, ferry companies, hotels and insurance companies.
Over 40 exhibitors will debut at the show, including Affordable AirPlus International, Cathy Pacific, China Airlines, CRT Midi-Pyrenees, Grenada Board of Tourism, Jet2 Holidays, Macau Tourism, Perpignan Tourism, the Philippines, Qantas Airlines, Sabs Travel Technologies, Thailand, Travel Technology Systems, Visit Orlando, VisitFlanders, Ama Waterways, Princess Cruises, Croatia Air Lines, GTI Travel Group, Rovas Luxury Rail Tours, Toulouse Tourism and Montpellier Tourism. ATTS Travel Representation Services is also well represented at this year’s show with their partners Expedia TAAP, Finnair and Flexible Autos all exhibiting.
10.15am: Worldchoice Business Update
11.30am: ITAA AGM – Sponsored by Travelport
12.30pm: Spanish Tourist Board and Costa Daurada sponsored lunch for invited guests
2 pm: Opening of Irish Travel Trade Show – registration sponsored by Dublin Airport
7 pm: After-party sponsored by Visit Portugal, Insight Vacations & Uniworld Boutique River Cruise
For more information see www.irishtraveltradeshow.com