Association internationale d'experts scientifiques du tourisme (AIEST)
International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism
Asociación Internacional de Expertos Cientificos del Turismo
Internationale Vereinigung Wissenschaftlicher Fremdenverkehrsexperten
Associazione internationale degli esperti scientifici del turismo
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1951-05-31 Rome Italy
Founded at meeting of founder members, following a meeting of experts held 1949, Lugano (Switzerland), on the initiative of Walter Hunziker and Kurt Krapf. Statutes amended: 23 Jun 1954, Palermo (Italy); 24 Sep 1960, Stresa (Italy); 5 Sep 1975, Belgrade (Yugoslavia) and 21 Sep 1978, Alexandria (Egypt). New statutes adopted 2 Sep 1986, Montreux (Switzerland); amended 29 Aug 2005, Brainerd MN (USA), 20 Aug 2007, Macau and 29 Aug 2011, Barcelona (Spain).
Act a an international catalyst to promote scientific activity in the field of tourism; promote members' scientific activity, in particular by developing personal contacts, providing documentation and facilitating exchange of views and experience; support activity of scientific institutes of tourism and other centres of research and education in the field.
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General Meeting (annual). Committee, consisting of President, Vice-President and 8 members. Secretariat General, headed by Secretary-General. Auditors. Membership by election.
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