At the start of the week the Government announced that all incoming travellers except those travelling from Northern Ireland will have to present a negative test result in order to enter the country irrespective of the vaccination status. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A “slight delay” in introducing a strict new Covid testing system for people travelling to Ireland from overseas has been described as “maddening” by (...)

Dublin Airport: All arrivals into the State - whether vaccinated or not - will need a clear Covid test result from Friday onwards. Photograph: iStock

The introduction of a Covid-19 testing regime for people coming to Ireland will add significantly to the cost of in-bound international travel but is (...)

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Black Friday deals extend beyond a new toaster and TV. Many Irish hotels and tour operators are offering discounts over the coming days that you (...)

Pat Dawson said personal injury claims are “happening all the time”Airplane Trave”. Photograph: iStock

The Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) has said some of its members are paying over €400,000 a year in insurance premiums. Pat Dawson, chief exe(...)

Non-US air travellers will need to show proof of vaccination before boarding a flight to the US, and will need to show proof of a recent negative Covid-19 test. File photograph

The reopening of the US for fully vaccinated foreign nationals from November 8th is “a shot in the arm” for the travel industry, the chief executive o(...)

The overall feedback from customers is that travelling requires plenty of planning

The Irish travel industry was one of the worst-hit sectors during the darkest days of the pandemic. Ireland was one of the slowest countries to reope(...)

While there has been an uptick in bookings, ‘there are some customers who are still nervous’, says travel company. Photograph: iStock

The cost of foreign holidays looks set to skyrocket next year with pent-up demand and a dramatic decline in the number of flights to and from Ireland.(...)

Cork  Airport will be closed until November 22nd to facilitate the €40m reconstruction of the main runway. Photograph: Andy Gibson

Management at Cork Airport have defended the decision to close the airport for the next 10 weeks to allow reconstruction of the airport’s main runway,(...)

Malta does accept the digital Covid certificate. File photograph: Collins

The Department of Foreign Affairs is liaising with authorities in Malta in relation to Irish holidaymakers who travelled there without a digital Covid(...)

Restrictions on non-essential travel are having an impact on airlines and airports, says Irish Travel Agents Association president Paul Hackett.

Irish Travel Agents Association president Paul Hackett has expressed confidence that the Government will go ahead with the EU digital travel certifica(...)

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