Association of European Travel and Tourism Agencies (AETTA) brings together over one thousand members generating collectively the turnover of some EUR 4.7 bn. AETTA unites both European agencies and overseas operators proposing European destinations. AETTA has a strong reputation allowing it to represent the European travel and tourism sector with all major industry stakeholders including national and European regulators.
The goal of the Association is the sustainable development of the European travel and tourism sector. Pursuing this goal the Association works in the interests of all its members.
Becoming a member of AETTA you join the network of travel and tourism agencies active in 47 countries including all countries in Europe. This alone creates unparalleled networking opportunities useful in unlocking new business horizons and achieving synergies and better efficiencies via collaboration with your peers. AETTA possesses a deep knowledge of the industry and continuously builds on that through its five research groups dedicated to the questions of safety, security, infrastructure, environment and competition. This allows us to provide our members with value added services such as sharing of best practice, furnishing market intelligence and informing about the latest developments in the European travel and tourism sector. Moreover, AETTA takes an active stance in defending the rights and interests of its members.
AETTA has a two-layer membership structure. During the first two years of the enrollment with the Association the member has the status of an associate member. Following that period a member can apply for the strategic membership. As of January 1, 2022 AETTA counted 42 strategic members and 1131 associate members. You can find the benefits and responsibilities of each membership category by following the links in the website navigation panel.