FEDHATTA, the Federation of Hellenic Associations of Travel & Tourist Agencies, is the nationwide representative of the whole travel agencies’ sector in the respective national, European and international organizations. Established in 2002, it has the aim to unite and strenghthen the Associations of Travel Agencies of Greece.

The Federation, through its member Associations, represents approximately 2.500 travel agencies from all over the country, which employ more than 22.000 persons.

The travel agencies (members of the Associations that are Members of the Federation) cover the whole range of tourist activities (conferences, cultural, religious, recreational, professional, luxury etc. tourism) and are the owners of tourist coaches. Their main task is to compose and offer the entire tourism product (hotels, airline and ferry tickets, transfers, tours, visits to archeological sites, conferences etc.) to Greek and foreign travelers throughout the country.

FEDHATTA contributes in a crucial way to the tourist life of the country.

The Federation is a very active and dynamic entity seeking the unification of all primary employer trade unions of the country, whose members are active in tourism enterprises (travel agencies), in order to study, preserve and develop the economic, professional, insurance, social and trade interests of its Members’ members.

At the same time, it is pursuing the development and promotion of Greek tourism and contributes to the effort of the country for the expansion and enhancement of the provided tourism services.

The Federation has an established position as official consultant and interlocutor of the State in all matters of the tourism industry and a determining role in the elaboration of the developmental policy for tourism and the formulation of the national strategy regarding the promotion of the tourist product in cooperation with all competent Greek, European and international tourism entities and organizations.

Its diverse activities include:

  • the organization of events, seminars, discussions with an extensive variety of subjects regarding tourism, with the aim to inform and exchange views on matters of tourist interest
  • the participation in exhibitions and roadshows in Greece and abroad for the promotion of the country
  • the organization of fam trips for foreign tourism professionals and B2B meetings, with the intention to open new tourist markets, but also to consolidate the country’s position in its traditional markets
  • the organization of seminars for its members
  • the cooperation with state entities and private companies of the Greek and international tourism industry in order to upgrade trade practices and improve the conditions for their collaboration with travel agencies
  • the design and development of innovative products to enrich the tourist product and lengthen the tourist season
  • the organization and participation in national and international business missions.