Entity initiatives include the Braztoa Business Meetings with four annual editions, two in Sao Paulo, one in Rio de Janeiro and another in Porto Alegre. For these events, the association focuses on a thorough work of business generation for its members, promoting training, and gathering in a single place, the largest operators of Brazil, which offer their best products and services.
One example is the partnership between Braztoa and ABAV, which have been working together for four years to make one of the biggest events of the country’s tourism. In 2017, the 45th ABAV International Tourism Expo and the 48th Braztoa Business Meeting will take place.
One of this edition news is the Organization of Caravans to travel agents. Action that will have Braztoa directly involved for the first time. The whole process will be done in partnership with other entities in order to promote departures from several points of Brazil by air in addition to state of São Paulo interior and coastal road routes.
The Braztoa (Brazilian Association of tour operators) brings together 91 members, between tour operators and companies representative of products and destinations, as well as guests, who are responsible for 90% of the estimated tourist packages commercialized in Brazil. In 2015, Braztoa operators had revenues of R$11.01 billion and boarded 5 million passengers all year around.
Is a non-profit entity that promotes activities and partnerships, adding value to its associate’s business activities, supporting the development of the tourism market in a sustainable way. Amongst these is the Braztoa Passport, an incentive and relationship campaign to travel agents, whose main goal is to expand the volume and quality of the transactions between operators and agents. The program also aims to promote a differentiated linkage between agents and operators, making use of online courses, quizzes, and prizes that result in different events in various regions of the country. In recognition of the best agents around Brazil, the awards are granted in the five macro-regions of the country during Braztoa Experiences – sensory events – in which agents, operators, destinations and other chain links can interact differently.