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About ECTAA

ECTAA is the Group of national travel agents’ and tour operators’ associations within the EU. It actively cooperates with European Union institutions and international organizations to ensure that their interests and special requirements are taken into consideration.

ECTAA was founded in 1961 at Bad Kreuznach (Federal Republic of Germany) by the national associations of travel agents and tour operators of the 6 founding Member States of the Common Market. Other national associations joined ECTAA with the successive enlargements of the European Union.

ECTAA now represents the national associations of travel agents and tour operators of 27 EU Member States, of 2 EU accession countries as well Switzerland and Norway, and 3 international Members .

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Latest press releases

11/10/17 Airline consolidation limits competition and reduces consumers choice, study confirms
An independant research report released today shows that airline consolidation decreases consumer choice. The report finds that ariline mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and code-share agreements have over time contributed to a reduction, fewer choices and higher prices for consumers.

14/07/2017 Europe Plans Matchmaking to Promote Itself to China and the USA

Europe is planning a programme of educational conferences and matchmaking events to promote itself as a tourist destination to some of the world’s most important outbound travel markets. The programme, named Partnerships in European Tourism, will see a series of eight conferences and business-to-business matchmaking events, taking place within the EU and in the target markets of China and the USA.


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Position Papers
19/06/2017 Open letter to European Commissioner fo Transport
Airlines' surcharges and other discrimination against neutral independent distribution theaten transparency and consumer choice.

May 2017 Call for a new model to govern indirect air distribution
A recent study carried out by ETTSA and ECTAA identified five key areas of concerns to the non-airline distribution chain players. Based on interviews with senior representatives of different distribution chain stakeholders, including agents, airlines, and GDSs, the study makes a number of recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the IATA Passenger Agency Programme

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Partnership opportunities
Partnerships in European Tourism
US & China targeted B2B matchmaking events 


Discover how to grow your business internationally 

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Preferred destination
ECTAA's Preferred Destination for 2017 is Centro do Portugal


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