Brazilian tour operators Association- BRAZTOA is a non-profit professional association, created in 1989.

BRAZTOA has 99 members, responsible for 90% of all tourism packages sold in brazil and 8553 jobs generated.

It is oriented to the promotion of actions and partnerships to add value to the business activities of members and support the sustainable development of the tourism market.

BRAZTOA implements a number of project, independently or in cooperation with the Ministry of tourism, Embratur, Sebrae, State Departments of tourism, Trade Association and Academia, focused on training, product development, promotion, marketing and sales support. Currently BRAZTOA develops the followings projects and actions: BRAZTOA sustainability program, datatur, turismo week and visa waiver now.

Actively participates in different forums in order to make, discuss and review proposals for a better organization of the activity and development of the tourism industry: the national tourism board, the Brazilian chamber of tourism of CNC, the board of trustees of fundaçao 25 de Janeiro ( Sao Paulo Convention &  Visitors Bureau – SPCVB), the board of tourism and business of Federaçao do Comercio, and IATA joint Executive Council.

The link bellow contains the Braztoa Yearbook 2012, where is possible to find further information about BRAZTOA, its members and the tourism sector: