The IATE mission
The International Association for Tourism Economics was formed in September 2007 with the following aims:
To contribute to the development and application of tourism economics as a science and instrument for policy making.
To improve communication and contacts between teachers, researchers and students in tourism economics all over the world.
To develop and encourage cooperation between university level teaching institutions and research institutions.
To promote knowledge of the concepts and applications of economic analysis to tourism issues and policy analysis.
Statutes of the association
The rules of the association are contained in the statues.