International Association of Cooperative Tourism (TICA)

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1992-05-12 Manchester UK


12 May 1992, Manchester (UK), with the title Tourism International Co-operative and Associated -- Tourisme international coopératif et associatif, as a specialized body of A-XA1710 - International Co-operative Alliance (ICA), on merger of H-XD8180 - International Union of Cooperative and Associated Tourism (IUCAT) - set up 1976 as a working party of ICA and a specialized body of ICA from Jun 1985 - with H-XD1981 - International Federation of Popular Travel Organizations (IFPTO), set up Sep 1950, Helsinki (Finland), as 'International Federation of Workers' Travel Associations'. Subsequently changed title to International Cooperative and Associated Tourism Organization -- Tourisme international coopératif et associatif. Ceased to exist prior to 2011.


Encourage cooperation among holiday and travel organizations in the cooperative sectors so as to promote international understanding and goodwill by encouraging foreign travel through making affordable holidays available for all; coordinate member's activities; encourage trade between members and exchange of information and personnel; study trends in tourism.


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General Assembly (annual). Officers: President; Secretary for internal reports and administration; Secretary for external relations, BITS-Belgium. As of 1999, undergoing reconstruction including expansion of geographical scope.


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GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 13: Climate Action



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