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AAOVYT was established in Argentina in December 2001 and it contemplates the main tour operators in the country. The association aims to improve and help the relationship between the main service providers and its members. AAOVYT also represents its associates in any similar activities in Argentina as well as internationally.
ABEOC BRASIL was founded on January 15, 1977. Its aim is to coordinate, orient and defend the interests of its associates, which consist of event organizers, event promoters and event service providers, who are registered with the Ministry of Tourism.
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Founded in 2004 by a group of visionary businessmen who believe that Brazil has a natural predisposition towards tourism, ABETA’s main objective is to represent, qualify and promote Ecotourism and Adventure Tourism with enjoyable, healthy, sustainable and safe activities.
The purpose of the ABTLGBT is to promote Brazilian and international destinations, services and tourism products aimed at the LGBT public in Brazil.The organization fosters business by way of its internet portal, cooperative communication campaigns, events with associates, trade missions, training and workshops for agents, operators and hoteliers.
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AMPRO – the Promotional Marketing Association is the only one that extensively develops the theory and practice of the live marketing industry nationwide. With its headquarters in São Paulo, it completed 23 years in 2016 and has about 400 members, with representation in various regions in the country.
Anseditur is an association that represents municipalities that are tourist destinations. It integrates and strengthens policies and actions relating to tourism, across all three branches of government. It brings real advances and support to contribute to the growth and competitiveness of its associates. It does so by employing a toolkit that fits public policy to the needs and realities of the municipalities. Anseditur is headquartered in Brasília. It is collective, democratic, impersonal, equitable, resolute and synergistic.
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Peruvian non-profit trade-union organization that brings together tour operators with extensive experience in domestic and international markets. Handles approximately 70% of organized tourism business in Peru, including domestic and/or foreign professionals and legal entities specialized in inbound and domestic tourism, thereby contributing to its development.
Aprecesp – the State of São Paulo’s Association of Tourism Cities – is a non-profit private organization established in 1985 with the objective of representing the interests of and working for the touristic development of the state’s seaside and inland cities.Currently, the association congregates 70 member-cities comprising beach resorts, climate health resorts, spa towns and tourist resorts.
Includes more than 1,000 outward and inward bound tour operators, organizations that promote destinations, ministries of tourism and travel agents, specialized media, service providers, marketing and public relations agencies, etc., in more than 93 countries. ATTA provides the destinations and the companies with the necessary tools for promotion and networking which are essential to success in the adventure sector. ATTA also makes an effort to help the adventure as a whole grow in a responsible and sustainable way and offers its members the opportunity to have direct access to and to develop relationships with outward bound tour operators from the world's most significant markets.
AVEMAREP is the Venezuelan Association of wholesalers, tour operators and representation companies. Currently its membership comprises around 50 of the leading companies in the country. One of our aims is to assist international suppliers, destinations, hotels and wholesalers that want to market themselves in Venezuela. Also, those that want to include Venezuela in their travel brochures.
The National Chamber of Tourism achieves its purposes by contributing to the country’s economic and social development, promoting domestic and inbound tourism, resolving queries and issuing opinions. It promotes the development and sustainable growth of the Peruvian tourism industry in a dynamic, proactive and representative way through its financial, organizational and human development consolidation.
CLIA BRASIL is a non-profit entity, which was founded in 2006, with the aim of operating in the regulating, promotion and expansion of sea cruise activity in Brazil. It maintains partnerships with numerous domestic and international entities and institutions, with its main mission being to enhance Brazilian tourism.
FBHA is a trade association constituted for the purpose of administratively and legally coordinating, defending and ordering the interests and rights of businessmen in the category and their joint activities. It is up to the Federation to represent the category in agreements, collective bargaining arrangements and annual wage negotiations, in issues that are specific and proper to the regular exercise of the areas in which they operate. It also collaborates with government in studying and solving sector problems. It is one of the largest trade bodies in the country, which is present in all regions and that represents, through 66 affiliated unions, some 940,000 companies, including hotels, inns, restaurants, bars and the like.
FEDETUR includes 1,600 associated companies which are part of the country's tourism value chain, including hotels, tour agencies, airlines, car rental companies, tourism transport companies, credit card operators, teaching institutions and national and regional associations. FEDETUR has rapidly assumed a complementary role in relation to tourism public policies in Chile, being the private tourism sector's authorized voice in its dealings with the government, the national congress, the media and other entities.
Set up in 2002, the Hotel Operators of Brazil Forum is an entity that acts in favour of the sector following three main axes: Representation, Development and Information. Its actions include partnerships with the public sector, private initiative and other entities in projects for training and qualifying personnel, claims and the production of important research and studies for the sector. FOHB currently represents the 27 largest national and international hotel chains operating in Brazil, totalling 644 hotels and 115,000 accommodation units, found in 150 cities, in 24 states and in the Federal District. Together they currently generate R $ 2.6 billion in taxes a year and about 182,000 direct and indirect jobs.
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HI Hostel Brasil represents Hostelling International, the worldwide hostel network that created the “hostel” segment in the world. It is a brand that is more than 100 years old, with about 3700 establishments in 84 countries. In Brazil we have more than 70 hostels in all regions in the country.
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IFITT is the leading independent global community for the discussion, exchange and development of knowledge about the use and impact of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in the travel and tourism industry and experience.
The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association is the main world travel association dedicated to connecting and educating LGBT travellers and the businesses that welcome and support them along the way.IGLTA was founded in 1983 by gay and lesbian travel agents and now operates in more than 80 countries on all six continents.
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Established in 1998, Just a Drop was launched under the premise that a donation of just £1 can help provide access to clean water for a child for up to 10 years and with an estimated 4,000 children dying every day from water-borne diseases, this can be eradicated.The charity’s projects support communities through the construction of wells, boreholes, pipelines, hand pumps and latrines and establish health and sanitation programmes for some of the poorest communities in the world. Its ultimate goal is to reduce child mortality by delivering clean, safe water where it is needed most.
We are a private non-profit association and our main function is to promote the city of Lima as a meetings destination. Thanks to our network of affiliates, which include the city's major tourism and meetings industry companies, we are able to offer the most, most varied and complete services and tools to ensure that your event in lima is a success.
Skål is a professional organization of tourism leaders, with 14,419 partners from 83 countries, who have been meeting in 359 clubs since 1934 to celebrate friendship, under the vision of “Being a trusted voice in the travel and tourism industry.” The first Brazilian club, in São Paulo, has been in existence for 61 years.
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The Sao Paulo Convention & Visitors Bureau is a non-profit entity, which is financed by the private sector, which has as its objective to attract visitors to Sao Paulo by means of attracting events, to train professionals and to publicize the destination. The bureau's funding comes from the 'room tax', which is an optional contribution paid by guests in associated hotels, as well as from the monthly fees paid by the associates and sponsorships.
VBRATA Europe - Visit Brazil Travel Association (Tourism Trade Association Specialized in Brazil), which was founded in London in June 2010, is a private European non-profit association which unites the outward bound specialized tourism trade to Brazil with bases in both Europe as well as Brazil.
WATA is a non-profit association, established in 1949 in Switzerland WATA specializes in a myriad of services ranging from tailor-made leisure groups and Fits to Incentives, Meeting, Congress and Events in more than 50 destinations.