The establishment of The Egyptian Travel Agents Association (ETTA) returns to the presidential decree of the president of the Arab republic of Egypt by law No.85 for the year 1968 which charged ETTA with looking after the interests of tourism companies and taking care of them in the scope of the plan tourism of the state and the representation of them in front of the public authorities and the local and International agencies and also helps the authorities and organizations in developing and activating the level of performance
The board of directors which manages the ETTA consists of fifteen members two thirds of them are elected by the general assembly of the chamber and the remaining third is appointed by the minister of tourism
The board of directors of the ETTA regulates the work of it and also the policy making and determines the relationship with authorities, agencies and departments whose work relates to the tourism industry. And also the supervising on the branches that is established by the board of directors all over the republic and the coordination among them as a part of the general policy of the main chamber and also it appoints the members of the board of directors of the branches in addition to the supervision on the achievements of the branches and its application to the main goals of the main chamber
The board of directors of the ETTA regulates the work of it and also the policy making and determines the relationship with authorities, agencies and departments whose work relates to the tourism industry. And also the supervising on the branches that is established by the board of directors all over the republic and the coordination among them as a part of the general policy of the main chamber and also it appoints the members of the board of directors of the branches in addition to the supervision on the achievements of the branches and its application to the main goals of the main chamber
The common core regulation of tourism issued by the ministerial decree No. 216 for the year 1990
-: Article 1
Chambers of tourism are interesting in the common interests of its members in the scope of the tourism plane of the state and represented them in front of the public authorities, organizations and local and international agencies and also helping them in working on developing and activating tourism in Egypt and raising the efficiency and level of performance.
-: Article 2
The board of directors of each chamber establishes an internal regulations to regulate work and determine its relation with the branches which it may establish so as not to contradict with rulings of laws and the ministerial decrees which regulate the work of the chamber of tourism.
-: Article 3
The companies whose capital isn't less than 10000 pound has to join to the chamber of tourism which is connected with the activity that it practices and owner companies and the managing companies to such companies and the companies whose capital is less than 10000 pound also have to join to the membership of the chamber after the approval of the board of directors.
-: Article 17
The board of directors is responsible for making the general policy of the chamber and determines the necessary plane for developing tourism activity and solving its problems and contact with authorities and for doing that it has the right to: 1- Make decisions and regulations which is related to internal administrative financial technical personal affairs in chamber according to the internal and financial regulations of the chamber which is approved by the general assembly of the chamber. 2-Preparing the annual budget and the final account.