Voting for the Irish Travel Industry Awards 2018 now open

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) is excited to announce that voting for the 2018 Irish Travel Industry Awards in association with Aer Lingus is now open.  The Irish Travel Industry Awards, now in their eight-year, are the premier awards for suppliers and agents in the travel industry in Ireland. They will take place in the historic Round Room at the Mansion House Dublin on Thursday, 25th January 2018.

The Supplier Awards feature a number of categories spanning all areas and disciplines of the travel industry including air travel, tour operators, cruise lines and ferry companies, agency services providers and destinations. This year’s awards also feature new categories including Best Travel Media, Best Mainstream Cruise Company and Best Premium Cruise Company.


The ITAA Member Awards highlight the excellent contribution that ITAA Travel Agents and their staff make to travel distribution in Ireland. This year new categories have been introduced to recognise the importance of on line and off line marketing campaigns. Other categories include Best Leisure Travel Professional, Best Corporate Travel Professional, Most innovative Marketing Campaign, Best Corporate Travel Agency, Travel Agency of The Year Under 10 employees and Travel Agency of The Year Over 10 employees.


Cormac Meehan, President of the ITAA, commented “I would encourage all travel agents to vote for your favourite supplier and all ITAA members to enter the Irish Travel Industry Awards this year. These prestigious awards celebrate excellence among travel professionals and providers in Ireland and offer suppliers and ITAA members the opportunity to boost their profile and reputation within the industry. They also celebrate the important relationship between travel agents and their suppliers. ”


The awards are an initiative of the Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA), in association with Aer Lingus, and supported by Travelsavers, Travelcentres and Worldchoice. The event is organised on behalf of the ITAA by Business Exhibitions Limited. Award categories are sponsored by Amadeus, American Airlines, British Airways, Cork Airport, Dublin Airport, Hertz, PortAventura, Riveria Travel and Turkish Airlines.  The event is also sponsored by Emirates, Independent News & Media, Shannon Airport and The Travel Corporation.


To vote for your favourite supplier please go to The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 8th December 2017.


Tickets for the 2018 Irish Travel Industry Awards are now on sale, please go to to download a booking form.