Easy Travel: Not your Average Tour Operator
The International Mountain Explorers Connection (IMEC), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is helping to transform the impact of tourism on Mount Kilimanjaro through:
- Porter Assistance Programs
- Providing the climbing public with fundamental information concerning proper porter treatment
- Advocating climbers to make an informed decision in choosing a socially responsible climbing company
Our core philosophy: We want our members, partners and sponsors to join and renew annually as members of the ATTA because members’ business objectives are being served effectively by the networking, collaboration, services, events, advocacy, educational programs and resources provided throughout the year by the ATTA for the benefit of the global adventure travel community. There is no ‘obligation’ to support us as an industry organization – the ATTA succeeds only by serving its members and by advancing responsible and sustainable adventure travel practices.
TATO was established 1983 to foster the interests of the licensed tour operators such as to carry out lobbying and advocacy for and on behalf of its members, to coordinate public and private sector partnership.
TATO also undertakes and publishes research in matters related to tourism industry and operations as well as to disseminate information to its members and relevant institutions.
Trainings and education provision to its members and employees are also among the key issues for the association.