About Us

Kilkenny Castle

Kilkenny Castle

Founded in 1990 Into Ireland Travel is a niche market tour operator.

Group, Incentive and Congress Programmes and deluxe FIT arrangements are catered for. Into Ireland Travel provides main stream and tailor-made programmes, specialising in religious and choral groups, garden and photography tours.

Into Ireland Travel has proven ability in consistently operating quality products. Operational expertise in all aspects of ground handling including meet and greet, escorted transfers, hotel and coaching arrangements, organising specialised groups, main stream programmes, congress and incentive business.

Our product planning and product development experience helps create innovative and contemporary itineraries.

Design and creation of unique products for the first time and return client, including Choral performances, Writers’ Addresses, Private river cruises, Gala dinners and Themed events.

Client references include Craig Canadian Travel Group, Spar International, Entente-International Society of Violin and Bowmakers, C. Tours Inc, Olivewood Tours, Alpha Club and Pat Tours.

Our team has combined experience spanning 35 years in tourism. Owner/Manager Frances Britton has operated Into Ireland Travel since the closure of Travellers International, ground handling agents for TWA Airlines, in which she held the position of General Manager. The company’s success can be attributed to close attention to detail, personal service and customer care.

ITOA LogoInto Ireland Travel is a member of the ITOA (Incoming Tour Operators Association – Ireland), a not for profit organization, founded in 1987 and is the professional association for Irish based Inbound Tour Operators, DMCs and PCOs. ITOA is the largest Association of its type in Ireland and is recognised as such by the Tourism Agencies – Failte Ireland, Tourism Ireland and Northern Ireland Tourist Board. ITOA collaborates closely with these agencies and is a member of ITIC (Irish Tourism Industry Confederation).  An ITOA member has achieved a professional standard in accordance with the rigorous entry criteria and annual requirements of the Association.