Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA) - Helping adventure tourism businesses and destinations worldwide. Membership includes tour operators, destination marketing organizations, tourism boards, specialty travel agents, guides, accommodations, media and service providers.
American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) - A dual membership association of state and city partner lodging associations throughout the United States with some 10,000 property members nationwide, representing more than 1.4 million guest rooms. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., it provides members with advocacy on Capitol Hill, public relations and image management, education, research and information.
CubaNow - Licensed by the U.S. Treasury to bring qualified applicants from the U.S. and around the world to Cuba.
Destination Marketing Association International - World's largest and most reliable resource for official destination marketing organizations (DMOs). Dedicated to improving the effectiveness of over 3,300 professionals from nearly 650 destination marketing organizations in over 30 countries.
Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) - TTRA is an international organization promoting the education and application of professional research in the travel and tourism industry. TTRA facilitates access to primary researchers, research suppliers and travel marketing professionals; advances the effectiveness of travel and tourism marketing, planning and development; educates members in research, marketing and planning skills through publications, conferences and networking; and encourages professional development.
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