The European Affiliation of Journey Brokers and Tour Operators (ECTAA) will meet within the European Inexperienced Capital 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Wednesday, Could 25, for its semi-annual assembly.
The occasion will carry collectively 70 CEOs and presidents of journey brokers and journey brokers’ associations to debate trade and EU coverage developments impacting on the journey commerce.
That is the primary time in its 55 years existence that ECTAA meets in Slovenia and is a chance for the 70-strong delegation to get to know the nation, with sightseeing excursions scheduled to the Previous City of Ljubljana and its fort, the Postojna cave, the Bled Alpine lake space and the medieval city of Piran.
Slovenia was chosen because the venue for ECTAA’s semi-annual assembly as a part of the “Most popular Vacation spot” settlement signed with the Slovenian Vacationer Board in Could 2015 to assist elevate consciousness and promote Slovenia via the community of journey brokers and tour operators throughout Europe.
“We’re glad that the famend European Journey Brokers’ and Tour Operators’ Affiliation chosen our nation for such an vital assembly as it’s Normal Meeting assembly”, stated Director of the Slovenian Vacationer Board, Maja Pak.
ECTAA regroups the nationwide associations of journey brokers and tour operators of 31 European international locations in addition to three neighbouring Mediterranean international locations, and represents some 70.000 enterprises.
“We’re additionally excited concerning the title of the Most popular Vacation spot of the Yr 2016, which contributes to the positioning of Slovenia as a visual European vacationer vacation spot additionally amongst tourism enterprise professionals.”
On his half, ECTAA’s president, Lars Thykier, stated that the affiliation expects the settlement to function a bridgehead for increasing consciousness of Slovenia among the many journey brokers group.
ECTAA pledges to assist improve inbound tourism via participation in several promotion and advertising campaigns, focusing on particularly particular supply markets in Europe. Amongst different, ECTAA is selling the upcoming nineteenth Slovenian Incoming Workshop 2016 scheduled from Sept. 11 June 2016 in Terme Čatež.
ECTAA’s semi-annual assembly will run till Saturday, Could 28.