ITTN: Ireland’s Travel Trade Network
ITTN, Ireland’s Travel Trade Network, is made up of the ittn.ie, www.thetraveldirectory.ie; as well asDaily PM News – Today’s News, Today, eZines, eBulletins, Product eFeatures, Client eNews; seven social media channels – on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and YouTube; and the Irish travel industry’s annual ‘Oscars’ – the ITTN Awards Gala Dinner.
ittn.ie provides Daily News, Features and Social Media updates, along with video, interviews, competitions, destination videos, and a diary of forthcoming events and much more.
ITTN’s Daily News entitled – Today’s News, Today is compilled inhouse daily to make sure we have the hottest and latest up to date travel and social news direct to your inbox at 4pm every day and each news item clicks through to the full story on ITTN.ie.
ITTN’s Client-dedicated eNews enable clients, either individually or in partnership with others, to send their tailor-made newsletters (comprising six news stories and six advertisement banners, all with individual click-throughs) directly to the inbox of the same travel industry professionals.
ITTN produces monthly online Product eFeatures that are distributed to travel professionals throughout the island of Ireland – including travel agency owners, managers and staff, outbound tour operators, airlines and ferry companies serving the Irish market, tourist boards, and other industry suppliers, as well as specialist tour operators based overseas.
SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
The ITTN network includes two active Facebook pages and two Twitter accounts (for ITTN and The Travel Directory), as well as Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube accounts for ITTN.
ITTN online competitions can be used by clients to select participants for a fam trip or promote a destination, service or bookings to travel agency staff, or all travel industry staff, with prizes of the client’s choosing – from a €5.00 One4all voucher to an all-inclusive long-haul holiday for two.
Pre- and post-event coverage is provided online and on ITTN social media platforms.
ITTN TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
ITTN has been successfully operating the Travel Photographer of the Year competition for many years. Six finalists each receive a trophy and a voucher and the overall winner is presented with a trophy and a prize.
ITTN has been presenting the annual ITTN Awards for nearly 30 years – and these are highly sought after by travel industry suppliers because they are voted for by the travel agents of Ireland, North and South, with votes being independently audited by international auditors Grant Thornton.
THE TRAVEL DIRECTORY WEBSITE
The Travel Directory (www.TheTravelDirectory.ie) is the newest addition to the ITTN portfolio. The website now includes thousands of listings in 25 supplier categories and presents the latest consumer travel news. The website is mobile responsive and makes the world of travel just one click away – no matter where they are – for Irish travel industry personnel, holidaymakers and business travellers. And its always up to date. So if agents or suppliers contacts changed, there is no waiting. Its instantly updated.