Emma McHugh, Managing Director of Atlantic Travel in Letterkenny has been re-elected to the board of the Irish Travel Agents Association.
Emma will act as a regional representative for local travel agents.
Emma McHugh and her team at Atlantic Travel won Top Travel Agency in Ireland at the TTG Top 50 Agency awards in March. In 2019, Emma was crowned the UK & Ireland’s ‘Manager of the Year’ at the annual awards of industry bible the Travel Trade Gazette.
Paul Hackett, Managing Director of Click&Go, was officially elected as President of the Irish Travel Agents Association at the Association’s AGM this week.
It has been a difficult sixteen months for travel agents, as they were effectively prevented from trading due to COVID-19, and yet remained open to assist customers with refunds and rescheduling bookings.
The ITAA continue to call on Government to provide added tailored business supports for travel agents, due to the delay between advance booking and travel which means that travel agents often have to wait for a period of many months before they see any revenue from bookings.