Ireland’s Travel Trade Network (ITTN) has been providing Ireland’s travel industry, north and south, with independent and insightful, professional reporting for over 55 years.
Since its acquisition in 2020 by Sharon Jordan, it has expanded considerably and now covers all aspects of travel into and out of Ireland, focusing both on the travel trade and the general consumer.
The ITTN Group is made up of travel trade news site ittn.ie, which includes its daily newsletter TNT (Travel News Today), delivered into your inbox every day at 4pm. ITTN’s newest site, traveltimes.ie, covers outbound travel and includes features and destination pieces aimed at the consumer market. For all inbound travel there is travel2ireland, while the thetraveldirectory.ie is your one-stop shop for all the key names and details of the Irish travel industry.
And finally there’s 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 compiled 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.
DEDICATED DESTINATIONS NEWSLETTERS
ITTN’s Client-dedicated News 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 online Product Features 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
ITTN is very active across all social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, Linked In and Tik Tok.
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.
travel2ireland.ie specialises in delivering professional and topical news and stories about the Island of Ireland. Along with our website and social platforms, we send out a weekly newsletter each Thursday to over 26,000 readers across the USA, the UK, Australia and in Ireland.
THE TRAVEL DIRECTORY WEBSITE
The Travel Directory (www.TheTravelDirectory.ie) 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 it’s always up to date. So if agents or suppliers contacts changed, there is no waiting. Its instantly updated.