The Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA), a non-profit professional travel industry association, founded in 1980 in Los Angeles, California. The Association has an Executive Board and regional offices in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Seattle, San Diego, Orange County CA, and San Francisco. APTA membership includes over 100 corporate membership includes tourism offices, airlines and tour operators and wholesalers. In addition, 600+ individual travel agents participate in the 8 APTA's regional chapters.
APTA mission: It is the goal and purpose of APTA to promote tourism to the African continent. APTA will seek to improve tourism to Africa through the education of ist membership.
Regional chapters hold stimulating series of African theme educational dinner programs featuring informative speakers, new sales tools, destination and product presentations, door prizes, and networking potential with professional peers that is far-reaching and effective. The Association's quarterly newsletter, the APTA website www.apta.net, and APTA annual "Discover Africa" trade show, provide further marketing and networking opportunities amongst the travel trade, suppliers, and those dedicated to the education of African tourism.
Association for the Promotion of Tourism to Africa (APTA)
21761 Via Del Lago, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679, U.S.A.
tel: (+1-949) 440-9989, fax: (+1-949) 635-0110