A leading name in the African tourism map, African Travel and Tourism Association (ATTA), is a common forum for the travellers and the travel service providers dealing in African tourism and other networking events. To achieve this objective, ATTA resorts to its wide contact with the media and trade shows to disseminate travel related information to its members all across the African continent. By doing so, ATTA works as a trusted information pool for both the media and the travellers with membership status of over 1000 tourism & media specialists under its banner.
The prime mission of ATTA is to facilitate the flow of communication between the travellers and the service providers like travel agents and tour operators with the help of media and events. Further, for the growth of their members, ATTA creates networking opportunities, so that the members can built and cash on the mutual rapport.
Who can be its Member
The member profile of ATTA is quite varied and wide as it accommodates travel agents, representation companies, tourist boards, hotels, lodges, camps, airlines and other allied services. The membership conditions of ATTA are as follows:
- The potential member should be in active business for at least a year
- It must have a live and valid website
- Must be a part of the local trade association
- The prospective member must get a confirmation from any of the existing members of ATTA as being known to them
Based in London, ATTA is an organization that is governed by a Board of Advisors that represent the African tourism industry. Working as a connecting link between the travellers and the tour operators ATTA refrains from imposing or monitoring any regulation on the activities and operational practices of its members. Yet, it assures the travellers about the safety of their investment, insurance and health issues while planning a vacation.