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Memberships & Affiliations

Ireland’s Assoication for Adventure Tourism

Ireland's Association for Adventure Tourism

Vagabond is a proud member of the Ireland’s Association for Adventure Tourism (IAAT). The IAAT is an independent representative association for the adventure tourism sector on the island of Ireland. Our managing director, Rob Rankin, is a founding member and current Chairman of the IAAT.



In June 2009, Vagabond was accepted into the ITOA (Incoming Tour Operators Association – Ireland) which is a great milestone for us. This is the professional body for inbound tour operators in Ireland, and we are delighted to have become members. The benefits for our customers are that we are bound by a strict code of ITOA conduct and are required to provide financial statements of solvency, so you know that you are dealing with a well established and reputable tour operator. Rob Rankin, Managing Director of Vagabond, currently sits on the Executive of the ITOA, which he considers a great honour. The ITOA website can be found at


Adventure Travel ATTA Logo

Vagabond is a proud member of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA). This is a global membership organization and home to a thriving community of more than 800 responsible, profitable businesses, destinations and media who transform customers and businesses alike into advocates for sustainable tourism through adventure travel. The ATTA website can be found at


Tourism Ireland logoFailte Ireland and Tourism Ireland

Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland are Ireland’s tourism boards, Vagabond is affiliated to these national bodies and has worked closely with them over the years. We have been ambassadors at trade conferences for them and we have worked on numerous media visits. We continue to work with them to ensure adventure travel in Ireland is seen as a world class destination for sustainable adventure tourism.

Leave No Trace Irelandbest-irish-tour-operator leave no trace ireland

Vagabond Tours of Ireland is a proud member of Leave no Trace Ireland. As we bring our guests on tour around Ireland we emphasize the importance of leaving our beautiful country as we find it and enjoy the outdoors responsibly. This partner driven organisation teaches people of all ages how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly, and is the most widely accepted outdoor ethics programme in Ireland. Through relevant and targeted education, research and outreach, Leave No Trace ensures the long-term health of our natural world. In its simplest form, Leave No Trace is about making good decisions to protect the world around you – the world we all enjoy.

ROSPA – The Royal SociROSPA. Membership and Affiliations ety for the Prevention of Accidents

Vagabond Tours of Ireland are proud members of ROSPA – we have a commitment to safety and best practices. ROSPA’s mission is to save lives and reduce injuries and vision is to lead                                                                                         the way on accident prevention.

FTA – Family Travel AssociationFamily Travel Association

Vagabond Tours of Ireland are proud members of FTA.  The FTA  inspire families to travel – and to travel more – while advocating for travel as an essential part of every child’s education. Our minimum age is 8 for children to join our tours.




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