The AIPCO Covid-19 Response
Below you can find links to AIPCO Covid-19 Press releases, follow our Twitter feed and download our Position Document.
These posts detail AIPCO, and the industry’s position as a whole, along with the proposed course of action over the coming months.
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AIPCO call for €17m rescue package as we are decimated by pandemic, unable to trade due to restrictions.
No income expected until 2022. Our sector supports 20,000 jobs and delivered €160 million in additional returns to the exchequer 2019. Read the full article in the Irish Times here
AIPCO urgently call to open Ireland *safely* to international tourism. That means pushing for alternatives to quarantining and ‘green lists’. Irish Tourism Industry urges Government to address safe international access for visitors. Sign the petitionTourism people...
AIPCO truly welcome the pre-flight testing centres to support international travel and Business Tourism
Dublin and Cork airports look at setting up pre-flight Covid testing centres. Pre-departure testing could be available at both airports from next month. Read the full article from The Irish Times here
The tourism industry is calling on the Government to make its plans for international travel clear as soon as possible. Why are business conferences/events restricted to 100 considering thousands pass through retail environments? 100-person indoor events limit render...
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Leading Event Organisers group says appeals are falling on deaf ears AIPCO says the voice of the conference industry needs to be heard in the upcoming review of sectors needing assistance to cope with the impact of COVID-19. Taoiseach Micheal Martin announced last...
AIPCO warns conference sector has no cashflow until late next year, and are competing against rivals abroad who have better state support Read the full article from the Business Post here
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