APAVT WILL HOST ECTAA’S BI-ANNUAL MEETING IN MAY
ECTAA’s next bi-annual meeting will take place in Porto (Portugal), from the 29th to the 31st of May this year, hosted by APAVT, the Portuguese Association of Travel and Tourism Agencies. It is the first time ECTAA meets in Portugal’s second largest city, the same that named one of the world’s most famous wines (Port Wine), located along the Douro River and whose historical center is a World Heritage Site.
ECTAA’s Spring meeting is due to gather around 70 leaders of the European Travel Agents and Tour Operators Associations.
ECTAA was founded in 1961 and today ECTAA counts travel agents' and tour operators' associations of 25 EU Member States, of one EU candidate countries, as well as Switzerland and Norway.
APAVT was founded in 1950, being the only travel agents association in Portugal. Its members represent around 90% of the total business volume of the Portuguese travel agents industry.