Secretary General - ECTAA
Mr. Michel De Blust is the Secretary General of ECTAA, the Group of national travel agents’ and tour operators’ associations within the EU. ECTAA actively cooperates with European Union institutions and international organizations to ensure that their interests and special requirements are taken into consideration.
ECTAA was founded in 1961 at Bad Kreuznach (Federal Republic of Germany) by the national associations of travel agents and tour operators of the 6 founding Member States of the Common Market. Other national associations joined ECTAA with the successive enlargements of the European Union.
ECTAA now represents the national associations of travel agents and tour operators of 27 EU Member States, of 2 EU accession countries as well Switzerland and Norway, and 3 international Members .