1 -3 November 2021

Associations

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ABTA

ABTA has been a trusted travel brand for over 65 years. We have around 1,200 Members, with a combined annual UK turnover of £32 billion. Our purpose is to support and promote a thriving and sustainable travel and tourism industry, within which we help our Members build successful businesses, and their customers travel with confidence.

ABTOT

ABTOT is a BEIS approved membership body providing travel organisers with a straightforward and cost effective way to comply with the PTRs. ABTOT accepts both FFI and travel bonds, has an ATOL Franchise and a competitive merchant acquiring facility partnership. ABTOT can provide 100% protection through one Trade Association.

ACTA

The Association of Cyprus Travel Agents is par excellence the NGO agency involved in tourism and travel affairs. It was founded in 1954 and since then it has been recognized as the organization which laid the foundation of Cyprus Tourism.

AFTA

The Association of Finnish Travel Agents (AFTA) consists of more than 170 travel agencies, tour operators and incoming agencies. It drives its members’ interests in relations with public authorities, legislators and different organizations. AFTA’s international network includes over 100 other companies, such as service providers, travel schools, consultants, media etc.

AGTO

The Association of Group Travel Organisers is an independent organisation representing the interests of those who organise tours and trips for groups as well as those who provide services for group travel.The Association has over 400 group travel organiser members and 200 supplier members that provide GTOs with information on everything from travel, tours, hotels and destinations to museums, galleries, gardens and attractions.

AITO

AITO is a group of 122 unique and specialist tour operators, who provide an unrivalled range of holidays to every corner of the world. When customers book with an AITO member they are assured of the finest personal service, expert knowledge and a holiday that is fully financially protected.

ANTOR

ANTOR is the principal lobbying organisation for the world's tourist offices. Its UK membership comprises of national and regional tourist offices which are represented in Britain. ANTOR celebrates its 65th anniversary in 2017. ANTOR's objectives include providing a fraternal forum for its members to meet and exchange ideas.

ATA

ATA is the leading global trade association promoting travel and tourism to Africa and strengthening intra-Africa partnerships. ATA serves both the public and private sectors of the international travel and tourism industry and is comprised of African governments, tourism ministries, tourism bureaus/boards, transportation providers, corporate suppliers, front-line sellers and providers, operators, agents and affiliate industries.

ATTA

ATTA - The African Travel & Tourism Association is a member-driven association promoting tourism to Africa from all corners of the world and acting as Pan-Africa’s largest network of tourism product with over 550 members in 22 African countries.

ATTOI

ATTOI is a prominent regional tourism body in India comprising of tour operators. ATTOI's main focus today is to contribute in the growth of Tourism. ATTOI works towards greater attainment of common causes which helps brings in positive change in business for all stakeholders in tourism besides bringing in a responsible socio economic impact to the local community.

AWTE

The Association of Women Travel Executives helps advance and develops the careers of women in the travel industry. Through networking, professional development programmers, events, seminars and initiatives, we offer a valuable support network. Members are invited to use the lounge on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th November, located in South Gallery Room 8 for meetings or for somewhere to network.

BETA

The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) represents some of the biggest and best-known businesses in the youth, student and educational travel industry. Our members cover the whole spectrum of inbound, outbound and domestic youth, student and educational travel including study abroad, language schools, internships, activity holidays, gap, volunteering, school visits, adventure travel, as well as a whole host of specialist agents and operators.

HATAB

HATAB is a private sector membership organisation within Botswana’s tourism sector. HATAB exists to promote , encourage and police excellence in hospitality in Botswana. It is HATAB role to ensure that all visitors , both from within and from outside Botswana , enjoy consistently high standard of service form the entire hospitality and tourism industry.

HEDNA

Founded in 1991, HEDNA is the only global forum exclusively dedicated to the advancement of hospitality distribution through strategic collaboration and knowledge sharing. For over 25 years the not-for-profit association has provided its members with networking platforms, educational opportunities and professional resources to help them navigate the ever-evolving landscape of hotel electronic distribution.

IATT

International Association Tourists and Traveler's main objectives are to provide support to tourist and hotel sector for development of tourism and improvement of quality of service of the tourists arriving to Georgia.

IFITT

IFITT is an independent global community for exchange & development of knowledge, about the use and impact of new ICTs in the travel and tourism industry. Join us, have free access to resources for your research and business, networking opportunities with experts and discounted rates to IFITT Events.

IGLTA

The leading member-based global organization dedicated to LGBTQ tourism. The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association is the world's leading global travel network dedicated to connecting and educating LGBTQ travelers and the businesses that welcome and support them along the way. Whether it's for individual, group, corporate, or student travel, we have affiliates in the world's most sought after locations offering the most competitive packages for your perfect vacations.

ITAA

The Irish Travel Agents Association represents Ireland’s travel industry, bringing together 100 member companies covering over 140 outlets throughout the Republic of Ireland. The Association provides legal information to members, industry related training, national and regional members meeting including an overseas annual conference. All travel agent members are licensed by the Commission for Aviation Regulation and are fully bonded providing full financial protection for their customers.

IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82% of total air traffic. We support many areas of aviation activity and help formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues.

ITP

ITP drives responsible business within the hotel industry by engaging with the world’s leading hotel companies. We turn responsible ambition and good ideas into positive action by sharing best practice, offering practical products and programmes and facilitating collaboration in one of the world’s biggest industries.

ITT

The Institute of Travel & Tourism is the only professional membership body for individuals employed in the travel and tourism industry, one of the largest trade sectors in the UK. ITT is dedicated to developing and maintaining high professional standards throughout the industry.

MAH

Malaysian Association of Hotels (MAH) was established in 1974. Since its inception, MAH has constantly enhanced the hotel and tourism industry by integrating member hotels throughout Malaysia. To date, MAH has over 800 members under 13 chapters and partnerships with both the private sectors and Government agencies such as the Ministry of Tourism. Being officially recognized as a National Hotel Association, MAH is committed to the exacting standards of service quality acknowledged by Malaysia and beyond.

PETAGA

P.E.TA.G.A. is an employers’ professional association founded in 1983 and has as its main aim the safeguarding, study and promotion of the common economic, social and professional interests of air travel agencies.

Safari Guild

The Safari Guild, established in 2008, to run The Safari Awards, provides 5,500+ safarispecialist travel designers/curators with detailed product ratings, images, rates and detailed descriptions on 1,300+ safari products in Africa. Owners of www.safarilink.com, safari lodges, camps and operators can engage with Safari Guild Members directly.

SKAL

SKÅL International is a professional membership organisation of tourism and hospitality professionals around the world, promoting global travel, tourism, friendship and leadership. It is the only international Association uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry with 15,000 members in some 400 clubs in 87 countries. The industry's managers and executives meet regularly at local, national, regional and international levels to discuss and pursue topics of common interest. Membership Benefits: - Access to online business contacts - Membership Directory worldwide, networking, international congresses and trade shows and business among friends.

SOAZ

The membership of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe (SOAZ) and its sister organizations includes most reputable hunting, photosafari and other specialized tourism service providers operating in Zimbabwe. All SOAZ members must be registered and licenced in accordance with current Zimbabwean legislation, and must employ only registered and licenced professional guides, hunters and couriers. Intending visitors should therefore ensure that they deal with operators who are current members of these organizations.

SRF

SRF, the Association of Swedish Travel Agents and Tour operators, was founded in 1937 and represents 85% of the Swedish Travel Agencies and nearly 50% of the Swedish Tour Operators. SRF has more than 260 member companies consisting of business and leisure travel agencies, tour operators, IATA accredited agencies as well as MICE. SRF aims to create the best possible conditions and support for our members in the tourism industry as well as being a brand of confidence amongst authorities and customers.

TAAI

TAAI is the premier & the largest Travel n Tourism Association in India since 1951. TAAI and its members promote outbound as well as inbound tourism. TAAI bridges the gaps between the member agents with the Airlines, Tourism bodies, Hoteliers, Cruise Cos., Consulates, Govt. Authorities, Global Trade Associations etc. It educates its members in providing best advice and service to the traveller.

TAFI

The Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) is a dynamic organisation formed in 1986 to regulate the travel industry in India in accordance with sound business principles and ethics. TAFI is a professional body of Travel agents coordinating different segments of the travel-trade and is a non-political, non-commercial and not-for-profit body. Today, TAFI's membership has swelled steadily to 1,300 Active, Associate, Allied and Affiliate members from all over India comprising of leading Travel Agents, Tour Operators, Hoteliers, Transport Operators, State Tourism Departments, International Tourism Boards & CRS companies. The aims and objectives of TAFI include protecting the interests of those engaged in the industry, to promote its orderly growth and development, and safeguard the interests of the travelling public. TAFI also takes forward its agenda in educating and equipping the members to meet the challenges of tomorrow through regular meetings, seminars and conventions.

TCN

Established in 1989 as a section of The Tourism Society, TCN is the biggest association of tourism consultants in Europe with more than 110 members. Our members offer a wide range of specialist skills (searchable on our website) covering most sectors of the tourism industry, and operate throughout the world. Members must be able to demonstrate verifiable professional expertise and experience and agree to abide by TCN’s Declaration of Good Practice.

TTI

Travel Technology Initiative is a pan-European, not-for-profit, membership organisation It three primary aims: 1. Educating about digital travel in an informal way through a programme of one day conferences and seminars in central London where we aim to share the learning from a wide variety of travel, technology and social media companies. 2. Providing the opportunity to form new business friendships with fellow travel and technology professionals. 3. To engage in technology initiatives to increase business efficiency across the whole travel industry. Recent initiatives include TTIcodes – unique hotel identifiers and TTIplaces – standardising the definitions of geographic locales.

TURISTAMPA

TURISTAMPA travel trade magazine was founded in 1969 and with 48 years of experience is the uncontested leader in the Mexican travel industry. We are the only publication of its kind in Mexico that reaches the whole travel industry in the 32 Mexican political entities with 14,000 biweekly copies.

TUROB

HOTEL ASSSOCIATION of TURKEY (TUROB) was founded in 1971. Today, Hotels and Touristic venues registered by the Turkish Ministry of Tourism and Culture are the members of the Association. TUROB is a member the European Associaiton of Hotels, Resturants and Cafes (HOTREC).

TURSAB

The Association of Turkish Travel Agencies is a professional organization having the status of legal person, established by Law The main aims of the Association are, the development of the travel agency profession in harmony with the country’s economy and tourism sector, and protection of professional ethics and solidarity.In accordance with the Law No. 1618 travel agencies can be established upon the issue of an operation licence by the Ministry of Tourism and are obliged to become a member of TURSAB in order to be able to conduct travel agency bussiness, and offer services specified by the Law No.1618.

UHPA

UHPA - Association of Croatian Travel Agencies was founded in 1992. The mission of UHPA is to contribute to a sustainable development of Croatian tourism and to enhance the competitiveness of our members according to the values of corporate social responsibility, total quality management and specialization in various fields.

WATA

Founded in 1949 in Switzerland, WATA is a network of highly selected DMCs dealing on the leisure (FITs and groups) as well as on the MICE segments in 48 destinations. Its members are committed to the highest standards of business ethics and quality of service to clients.

WATO

West Africa Tourism Organisation (WATO) is a travel and tourism association, dedicated to the development and promotion of tourism in West and Central Africa. WATO can help you find and prepare your ideal visit to West Africa. It gives its members a platform to promote their products, network and create new business opportunities.

WFTGA

The World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) is a not for profit, non political organisation which groups together, from all around the World, Tourist Guide Associations; individual Tourist Guides, Tourism Partners, Educational institutes, Convention Bureaus, and Affiliate Members who have an association with Tourist Guides. The WFTGAs' purpose is to promote Tourist Guides as recognised Ambassadors.

ZTOA

The Zimbabwe Tour Operators Association (ZTOA) represents the business interests of tour operators, tour wholesalers and destination management companies operating in Zimbabwe. Formed in 1993 the association engages such stakeholders as Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority, Department of Immigration, Zimbabwe Tourism Authority, lawmakers and enforcement agencies, training institutions and sister associations in the travel and tourism industry in dialogue, lobbying and advocating for the best interests of its members. ZTOA welcomes old and new travellers to enjoy the wonders of Victoria Falls, Kariba, Eastern Highlands and our abundant wildlife. Please contact us for information and advice when planning your trip.

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