The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations
The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations
The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations
The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations
The European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations

Latest news

17/05/2022 Towards free movement of travellers within and into Europe 

Resilience of the EUDCC System is Critical for EU Tourism Crisis Preparedness
The European Tourism Manifesto alliance, the voice of the travel and tourism sector in Europe, welcomes the ongoing progress of the revision of the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC) Regulation.  While we strongly support countries in their efforts to progressively remove restrictions in the current phase, it is useful to keep the EUDCC at hand in case of a possible resurgence.
We also note that the EUDCC framework has become an international reference standard in which an increasing number of third countries participate. 




05/05/2020 Support programme to help travel companies become more sustainable – last chance to apply!

Travel agents and tour operators interested in improving their sustainability performance can apply until 10 May to obtain access to free training and personal coaching provided in the frame of a one-year technical support programme funded by the EU COSME programme and co-financed and supported by numerous travel associations, including ECTAA.

02/05/2022 Webinars #all I want is Greece

ECTAA and the Greek National Tourist Organisation are jointly organising a series of four webinars dedicated to different s dedicated to different source markets. All four webinars will inform about the "sustainable tourism offer in Greece" as well as highlighting several aspects of "experiencing Greece differently". Speakers from the industry will present for a B2B audience how Greece is adapting to match new demands from the consumers.






ECTAA is official partner of the World Aviation Festival this year. Travel companies that are members of national travel associations which are member of ECTAA ( can benefit from a 25% discount until September 2022!

Don't miss this opportunity for travel intermediaries to reconnect with airlines - to exchange, learn, get new insights and build new business relationships.
Benefit from your membership in a national travel association and get your 25% discount! Send an email to to claim your voucher code.

More information about the World Aviation Festival is available here







Interested in a tour operator sustainability management tool? Then join the SUSTOUR project


SUSTOUR is an EU-funded project that aims to foster the capacities and skills of tour operators (SME’s) to implement training, management systems, standards and solutions, which will improve their sustainable management and performance and open up new market opportunities. Interested tour operators can sign up for free training material and reporting. They can also participate in the project and receive funding to help them through the certification process.





Travel agents & travel advisors support travelers before, during & after their trip!

Whether you are a business traveler or a leisure traveler you can always trust your travel agent


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Guide on EU funding for tourism


This online guide highlights the wide range of funding programmes financed by the new budget, multiannual financial framework 2021-2027, and Next Generation EU. With these resources and this guide, the EU is supporting the move towards a more digital, sustainable and inclusive EU.

Peferred Destination 2022 - Greece


Greece a Year Round Destination 2022

Greece is a fascinating year-round holiday destination in the Mediterranean. With its loving and hospitable locals, its stunning coastlines, beautiful islands, delicious cuisine and high-quality tourism infrastructure offer memorable holidaying throughout the year. There is always more for the visitor to enjoy!


It has been quite a year. A year you’d probably prefer to leave behind and move on. You have waited patiently for better days to come. Now that these days are almost over, you can start dreaming about your next holiday in Greece. A place tailor-made for you. 


Read more about our Preferred Destination 2022 

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