A new trade association has been set up to help promote new, emerging and
established destinations to develop their tourism industries on a worldwide basis.
The London-based Association for International Travel and Tourism (AITT) aims to promote
leisure and business travel across the world. It will do this by providing an international
information exchange platform and a range of skills and activities that will enable countries to
develop their home-grown tourism industries.
To achieve its objectives the AITT will be working closely with a variety of other associations,
clubs and educational groups in the international travel industry to ensure the widest possible
dissemination of news and information about the countries and destinations it represents.
The association is led by a broad-based general management committee with directors
responsible for each region of the World. There is an Executive Committee dealing with the
main day-to-day functions and liaison directors who handle links with hotels, airlines, rail travel
operators and other associations.