European Tour Operators Association (ETOA)

ETOA is the only trade association representing the interests of international inbound and intra-European tour operators and their suppliers directly at a European level. Since its foundation in 1989, ETOA now has over 165 members.

ETOA is able to influence tourism policy at the highest political levels and offers individual members direct representation in the European institutions.

The aim of ETOA is to represent the inbound and intra-European travel sector at a European level. Its activities include:

- tour operating policy
- contracts & distance selling
- consumer protection
- transportation & road safety
- competition policy
- Single Market initiatives cross-border trading
- direct and indirect taxation (TOMS and VAT)
- economic & monetary union in Europe
- tour managers and tourist guides
- social and employment policies

ETOA Membership: Categories and Benefits

Full Members
International tour operators selling tours outside the EC and operating tours in Europe & European tour operators selling intra-European tours

Affiliate Members
Airlines, Airports, coach operators, Consultancy Firms, Cruise Lines, Ferry Operators, Ground Handlers, Hotels, Legal Services & Tourist Boards

Associate Members
Canal Cruises, Cabaret Shows, Folklore Shows, Lake Cruises, Mountain Railways, Restaurants, River Cruises, Souvenir Shops & Demonstrations, Tourism Services

Observer Members
National Inbound Tour Operator Associations

Lobbying Benefits:

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Information Source

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European Tour Operators Association (ETOA)
Fulton House, Fulton Road, Empire Way, Wembley, United Kingdom, HA9 0TF
Telephone + 44 181 902 8998 Facsimile + 44 181 900 9121