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ECTAA, Group of National Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations within the EU

Identification number in the register: 88072891086-36
Registration date: 06/02/2009 13:42:13

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/04/2015 09:18:33
The date of the last annual update was: 13/04/2015 09:18:33
Next update due latest on: 13/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

ECTAA, Group of National Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations within the EU


International Non Profit Organisation

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Rue Dautzenberg, 36
Brussels 1050


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Michel de Blust

Secretary General

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Michel de Blust

Secretary General

    Goals / remit

ECTAA is representing European Travel Agents' and Tour Operators' Associations. It counts among its membership associations of 27 Member States of the European Union as well as associations of Serbia, Montenegro, Norway and Switzerland. All together, ECTAA represents some 80,000 European undertakings.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Package Travel Directive
Passenger Regulations
Data Protection
Visa Package
Passenger Name Record (PNR)
Competition issues
Insurance Mediation





European tourism development, cultural heritage, Way of St. James and other European cultural routes


ECTAA monitors European legislative and non legislative initiatives, which may affect European travel agents and tour operators. Among others, we focus on matters in relation to consumer policy, internal market, transport, tourism, taxation and sustainability.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

75%: 4  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Benoît CHANTOIN 10/12/2015 08/12/2016
Michel DE BLUST 20/01/2016 19/01/2017
Ewa GRABIAK 20/01/2016 19/01/2017
Frederika RUSSE 20/01/2016 19/01/2017

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Taxation
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

ECTAA is Member of NET, the Network of European Private Enterpreneurs in the Tourism sector.

    Financial data

04/2014  -  04/2015

400,000 €

130,320 €

TourismLink Project


    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.