As Ireland’s longest established inbound tour operators association and the recognised body by the tourism agencies and key tourism industry stakeholder organisations ITOA Ireland represent our members and the international travel trade distribution channel promoting the benefits that the sector delivers and the services our members provide.

ITOA members comprise of the following types of companies:

  • Tour Operators who provide a comprehensive range of brand packaged escorted group tour series, ad hoc group and individual FIT programs with optional inclusive air travel.
  • Ground Handler or Handling Agencies, provide full and comprehensive land arrangements or specific partial services of an overall land program for group tours, individual travel and other large movements of passengers such as cruise ships and also act as direct representatives to the international  market suppliers’/partners brief
  • Destination Management Companies (DMCs), provide total management services for corporate meetings and incentive programs in a destination. A DMC will be involved in designing, planning and delivering a program to meet the client’s objectives
  • Professional Conference Organisers (PCOs), who through their comprehensive understanding of the conference industry have the necessary skills, experience and technology to successfully manage all aspects of large international conferences and congresses

The primary focus and objective of every ITOA member company is to promote and sell the Island of Ireland as a leisure and business tourism destination through the international travel trade distribution channel.  They package and bundle every element of the tourism sector in a creative and dynamic way and deliver the best standards of service to their customers and their clients. View the ITOA MEMBERS – 2022 BUSINESS PERFORMANCE REPORT in our News section.