• Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy
  • Parliamentary Committee for Tourism
  • Austrian National Tourist Office (ANTO or Österreich Werbung)
  • Austrian Federal Economic Chamber
  • Austrian Hotel and Tourism Bank (ÖHT)
  • Austrian Trade Union Federation
  • Tourism Marketing Organizations of the Länder
  • Austrian Hotel Association (ÖHV)
  • Austrian Tour Operators Association (ÖRV)



  • Flemish Department of Foreign Affairs (“Departement internationaal Vlaanderen”)
  • VisitFlanders (Toerisme Vlaanderen)
  • Research Centre of the Government of Flanders
  • Flemish Foreign Affairs Council (SARiV)
  • Flanders Information Offices
  • Regional information Offices


  • General Tourism Commission (CGT)
  • Wallonia-Brussels Tourism Bureau ( WBT)
  • Wallonnia Tourism Engineering Centre (CITW)

German-Speaking Community

  • Tourism Agency for East Belgium (TAO)
  • Ministry of the German-speaking Community - Tourism Unit


  • Ministry of Economy, Energy and Tourism
  • Tour Operators and Tourist Agents (ECRTTA)
  • Expert Commission for Classification of Tourist Sites (ECCTS)
  • The National Tourist Council (NTC)
  • Local Tourist Associations (e.g. Bourgas Regional Tourist Association, Stara Planina Regional Tourist Association, Varna Tourist Chamber, Pirin Tourism Forum etc.)
  • Bulgarian Association of Tourist Agencies
  • Bulgarian Hotel and Restaurant Association
  • Bulgarian Tourist Chamber
  • Bulgarian Association for Alternative Tourism
  • Bulgarian Association for Rural and Ecological Tourism
  • Bulgarian Union of Balneology and SPA Tourism


  • Ministry of Tourism (NTA)  Directorates (Travel Market and International Cooperation; Development and Competitiveness of Tourism; Tourist Board System and Destination Management; Legal Affairs)
  • Croatian National Tourist Board (CNTB)
  • Tourism Committee of the Croatian Parliament
  • Croatian Tourism Competitiveness Cluster (Association of Employers in Croatian Hospitality, Association of Croatian Travel Agencies, Croatian Camping Union, Small & Friendly Hotels in Croatia and Croatian Youth Hostel Association).


  • Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MECIT)
  • Cyprus Tourism Organisation (CTO)
  • Local Tourist Information Offices
  • Hotels Committee
  • Catering Establishments Committee
  • Associations and Federations of hotel and catering establishments’ owners and operators
  • Cyprus Hoteliers Association
  • Association of Cyprus Tourist Enterprises
  • Hotel Managers Association
  • Tourist Guides association
  • Restaurant Owners
  • Agrotourism Company
  • Cyprus Health Services Promotion Board
  • Special Interest Tourism Association
  • Conference, Incentives, Meetings Association.
  • Trade Unions, local authorities, NGOs etc.
  • Regional Tourism Development and Promotion Companies (RTDPC) (Local authorities, hoteliers, restaurateurs, regional chambers of commerce, and others, from each of the regions of Lefkosia, Lemesos, Larnaka, Pafos, Ammochostos and the Mountain Resorts).

 Czech Republic

  • Ministry for Regional Development
  • Czech National Tourism Board ( CzechTourism)
  • National Collegium of Tourism


  • Ministry of Economic and Business Affairs
  • Ministry of the Environment
  • Danish Forest and Nature Agency (Naturstyrelsen)
  • Agency for Spatial and Environmental Planning (By- og Landskabsstyrelsen).
  • VisitDenmark


  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communication.
  • Estonian Tourist Board
  • Foundation Enterprise Estonia
  • Estonian Association of Travel Agents
  • Estonian Hotel and Restaurant Association
  • Non-Profit Organisation Estonian Rural Tourism
  • South-Estonian Tourism Foundation
  • North-Estonian Tourism Foundation
  • West-Estonian Tourism Foundation
  • Estonian Spa Association
  • Estonian Convention Bureau
  • Tallinn City Government
  • Estonian Air.


  • Ministry of Employment and the Economy
  • Finnish Tourist Board (Outside Finland, the Finnish Tourist Board promotes Finnish tourism using the name Visit Finland).
  • Finnish Safety and Chemicals Agency (Tukes)
  • Nature Conservation and Hiking Areas (Metsähallitus)
  • Finpro (National trade, internationalization and investment development organization)
  • Regional State Administrative Agencies
  • Centres for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment (ELY)
  • Finnish Hospitality Association (MaRa )
  • Association of Tourism Organisations in Finland (SUOMA )
  • Association of Finnish Travel Agents (AFTA/ SMAL )
  • Finnish Ski Area Association (SHKY)


  • Direction générale de la compétitivité, de l’industrie et des services (DGCIS)
  • Ministère des affaires étrangères
  • Atout France (Agence de Développement Touristique de la France)
  • Maison de la France (Agence de Promotion de la France à l’étranger)
  • Conseil Régional (Comité régional du tourisme (CRT))
  • Conseil Général (Comité départemental du tourisme (CDT).
  • Conseil Municipal (Office de tourisme chargé des missions d'accueil, d’information des touristes et de la promotion touristique locale).
  • Alliance 46.2 (regroupe certaines des très grosses entreprises du secteur)
  • Rencontres nationales du tourisme
  • Conseil National Supérieur de la Navigation Aérienne
  • Conseil National du Tourisme.
  • Conseil Stratégique de filière pour le tourisme
  • Conseil de la promotion du tourisme


  • Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • Federal-Länder-Committee on Tourism
  • Federal Association of the German Tourism Industry (BTW)- umbrella association for the German tourism industry
  • German Hotel and Restaurant Association (DEHOGA/IHA)
  • German Travel Association (DRV)- leading lobby group of the German tourism sector, namely tour operators and travel agencies
  • German National Tourist Board (GNTB)
  • German Chambers of Commerce Abroad
  • Overseas Trade Exhibition Division of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
  • Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA)


  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Coordination and Implementation Authority of the Ministry of Tourism
  • Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO)
  • Hellenic Chamber of Hotels (HCH)
  • Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE)
  • Marketing Greece S.A.
  • Research Institute for Tourism (ITEP)
  • Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.)
  • Bank of Greece (BoG)


  • Ministry for National Economy
  • Deputy State Secretary for Tourism.
  • Tourism and Catering Department
  • Hungarian Tourism Ltd. (Hungarian National Tourist Office - HNTO)
  • National Tourism Employers’ Association
  • Trade Union of the Hungarian Tourism and Catering Employees
  • Tourism and HORECA (Hotels, Restaurants and Catering) Branch Dialogue Committee.


  • Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport
  • Fáilte Ireland
  • Tourism Ireland
  • Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in Northern Ireland


  • Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo.
  • Comitato Permanente di promozione del turismo in Italia
  • Agenzia nazionale del turismo (ENIT)
  • ACI- Automobile Club d’Italia (ACI)
  • CAI- Club Alpino Italiano (CAI)
  • Agenzia di Assistenza Tecnica
  • Federturismo (Confindustria)
  • Confturismo (Confcommercio)
  • Assoturismo (Confesercenti).


  • Ministry of Economics has the function of the National Tourism Administration in Latvia.
  • Latvian Tourism Development Agency
  • Latvian Tourism Advisory Council
  • Association of Latvian Travel Agents
  • Latvian Hotel and Restaurant Association
  • Latvian Rural Tourism Association
  • Latvian Youth Hostels Association
  • Latvian Professional Tour Guide Association
  • Latvian Tour Guide Association
  • Latvian Association of Tourist Information Organizations (LATTURINFO)
  • Latvian Campsite Association
  • Tourism Education Association of Latvia
  • e-tourism Association of Latvia
  • Ecotourism Union of Latvia
  • Inspiration Riga - Riga Convention Bureau
  • Resort Association
  • Latvia Large Cities Association (LLPA)


  • Ministry of Economy (Tourism Policy Division)
  • Tourism Council (Advisory body of the Ministry consists of tourism related ministries, tourism business associations)
  • Local Tourism Information Centers
  • Chamber for Tourism (Lithuanian Hotel and Restaurant Association, Lithuanian Countryside Tourism Association, Lithuanian Health Resorts Association, National Tourism Business Association, Lithuanian Camps Association, Lithuanian Castles and Manors Association, Lithuanian Private Healthcare Establishment Association, National SPA Association, Lithuanian Golf Federation)
  • Lithuanian Tourism Association (LTA)
  • Lithuanian Medical Tourism Association 'Medical Lithuania'


  • Ministry for the Middle Classes, Tourism and Housing
  • Luxembourg National Tourist Office


  • inistry for Tourism and Aviation.
  • Malta Tourism Authority’s (MTA)
  • Institute for Tourism Studies
  • National Commission for Persons with Disability
  • Malta Environment and Planning Authority
  • Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association
  • Federated Association of Travel & Tourism Agents;
  • Professional Diving Schools Association
  • Federation of English Language Teaching Organisations
  • Association of General Retailers and Traders
  • Heritage Malta
  • Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority
  • Gozo Tourism Association


  • Ministry of Economic Affairs
  • Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions (NBTC Holland Marketing)
  • Hospitable Netherlands (Gastvrij Nederland
  • Nationale Raad voor toerisme, recreatie, horeca en vrije tijd)


  • Ministry of Sport and Tourism
  • Polish Tourist Organisation (PTO)
  • Regional Tourist Organisations (RTO)
  • Local Tourist Organisations (LTOs)
  • Polish Chamber of Tourism
  • Polish Tour Operators Association
  • Polish National Association of Tourist Agents
  • Chamber of Commerce of Polish Hotel Industry
  • Polish Chamber of Youth Tourism
  • "Polish Resorts" Chamber of Commerce
  • National Council of Chambers of Tourism in Poland
  • Polish Tourist Country-Lovers Society,
  • Polish Youth Hostels Association,
  • Polish Camping and Caravanning Federation,
  • Polish Federation for Rural Tourism - Gospodarstwa Gościnne,
  • Polish Hotel Trade and Tourism Association
  • Conferences and Congresses in Poland Association,
  • Association of Polish Spa Communities).


  • Turismo de Portugal I.P., the National Tourism Authority (NTA)
  • Secretary of State for Tourism and the Ministry of Economy and Innovation
  • Entidades Regionais de Turismo - ERTs
  • Regional Directorates for Tourism (Madeira and Azores)
  • Regional Agencies for Tourism Promotion (ARPT’s) (Porto e Norte, Centro de Portugal, Lisboa Região, Alentejo, Algarve Açores and Madeira)
  • Strategy and Promotion Tourism Council (Conselho Estratégico do Turismo) -CEPT
  • Portuguese Tourism Condeferation (CTP)
  • Tourism 2015 (Turismo 2015)
  • Hospitality Management Institute
  • Strategic Council for Education and Training in Tourism (Conselho Estratégico de Educação e Formação em Turismo) CEEFT
  • Entrepreneurship Association for Innovation- COTEC Portugal
  • Product’s ‘Clubs’ (Clubes de Produto)


  • Ministry of Economy (Department for Small and Medium Enterprises, Business Environment and Tourism)
  • National Authority for Tourism (ANT)
  • Consultative Committee in Tourism
  • Committee for Tourism, Hotels and Restaurants
  • National Council for Adult Vocational Training.
  • Federation of Association for Tourism Promotion (FAPT)


  • Ministry of Economic Development and Technology (Tourism and Internationalization Directorate)
  • SPIRIT Slovenia Public Agency (Promotion of Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Development, Investment and Tourism)
  • Slovenian Tourist Board (STB)
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Chamber of Tourism and Hospitality
  • Chamber of Craft and Small Business
  • Trade Union for Tourism and Catering workers
  • Tourist Association of Slovenia (TAS)
  • Association of Slovene Travel Agencies
  • Slovenian Spas Association
  • Slovenian Convention Bureau
  • Association of Tourist Farms
  • Slovene Enterprise Fund (SEF).


  • Ministry of Transport, Construction and Regional Development (The Tourism Section of the Ministry is divided into two departments: the Tourism Strategy and Policy Department and the Tourism Co-operation and Co-ordination Department)
  • Slovak Tourist Board (STB)
  • Slovak Convention Bureau (SCB)
  • Regional Governments (Bratislava, Trnava, Nitra, Trenčín, Žilina, Banská Bystrica, Prešov and Košice)
  • Slovak Tourism Association (Association of Hotels and Restaurants of the Slovak Republic, Slovak Association of Travel Agents, Bratislava Hotel Association, LAVEX – cableways and ski lifts, Historical Hotels of Slovakia, Slovak Association of Rural Tourism and Agro Tourism and the Slovak Tourist Guides Association)


  • Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
  • State Secretariat for Tourism
  • Spanish Tourism Institute (TURESPAÑA)
  • Paradores de Turismo de España
  • Instituto de Estudios Turísticos (IET) (Institute for Tourism Studies)
  • Autonomous Regions
  • Patronato de Turismo” (mostly in the main cities)
  • Congress Offices
  • Inter-Ministry Committee for Tourism (Comisión Interministerial de Turismo)
  • Sectoral Tourism Conference (Conferencia Sectorial de Turismo)
  • Spanish Tourism Board (Consejo Español de Turismo) (CONESTUR)
  • Trade Chambers
  • National Employer’s Association (CEOE)
  • Professional Associations
  • Trade Unions
  • Executive Committee (CECET) (presided by the General Secretary for Tourism and Domestic Trade.


  • Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket)
  • VisitSweden AB
  • Visita - Industry and Employers’ organization for the hospitality industry
  • Svensk Turism AB - industry organization. Co-owner of VisitSweden AB together with the Swedish state.

United Kingdom

  • Department for Culture, Media & Sports (DCMS)
  • Visit Britain


  • VisitEngland (National Tourist Board for England)
  • London & Partners (Mayor of London Promotional Agency)


  • VisitScotland (National Tourism Organisation for Scotland)


  • VisitWales (Welsh Assembly Government’s Tourism Team within the Department of Heritage)

 Northern Ireland

  • Northern Ireland Tourist Board (part of the Department of Enterprise Trade and Investment)

Channel Islands

  • Jersey and Guernsey (both have Crown Dependency status but are not part of the United Kingdom. The tourism body on these islands are a department of their respective governments)

Industry Groups & Bodies

  • Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA)
  • Association of Independent Museums
  • Association of Leading Visitors Attraction (ALVA)
  • British Beer and Pub Association
  • British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA)
  • British Destinations
  • British Educational Travel Association (BETA)
  • British Hospitality Association (BHA)
  • British Institute of Innkeeping
  • Camping and Caravanning Club (CCC)
  • Caravan Club
  • Heritage Railway Association
  • Historic Houses Association
  • Hospa (Hospitality Finance, Revenue and IT Professionals)
  • Hotel and Catering International Management Association (HCIMA)
  • Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity
  • Institute of Tourist Guiding
  • Institute of Travel and Tourism
  • Local Government Association
  • National Casino Industry Forum
  • Tourism Alliance
  • Tourism Management Institute
  • Tourism Society
  • UKInbound

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