ELTA - European LGBTQ+ Travel Alliance

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Lobbying Costs

None declared

None declared

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


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  • Info

    ELTA - European LGBTQ+ Travel Alliance   (ELTA Diversity)

    EU Transparency Register

    686628049923-10 First registered on 22 Apr 2023

    Goals / Remit

    ELTA is the umbrella organization of LGBTQ+ tourism industry across Europe.
    ELTA – European LGBTQ+ Travel Alliance AISBL is an association based in Brussels which aims to attract LGBTQ+ Tourism to Europe & promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion across the travel industry.

    Our Mission
    ELTA’s mission is to drive the growth and the competitiveness of LGBTQ+ tourism in the European travel industry, by working with its members, to inform and shape the debate in the European institutions and industry bodies.
    It addresses the main players in the sector, whose goal is demonstrating the social and economic impact that this tourism can generate, in order to attract flows of travelers to EU member countries.

    Our Vision
    ELTA promotes LGBTQ+ tourism and inclusive hospitality in Europe, providing information to LGBTQ+ travelers and activating networking, information, training and awareness actions.

    Main EU files targeted

    Our goal is to put tourism at the center of the European Union's activities, not only because of its economic importance, but also because we believe it can be an important channel for promoting inclusiveness through the enhancement of sustainable tourism from the social point of view.
    We are interested in the policies for the promotion of LGBTQ+ issues and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion that Europe has implemented and will implement in the future.


    Head Office
    Avenue Louise 209A
    Bruxelles 1050
    EU Office
    Via San Gregorio 27
    Milano 20124


  • People

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    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 23 Jul 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Andrea COSIMI 16 May 2023 16 May 2024
    Alessio VIRGILI 16 May 2023 16 May 2024

    Complementary Information

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    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    ELTA is part of the European Tourism Manifesto:

    ELTA have endorsed the Code of Conduct on Data Sharing in the Tourism Industry:

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

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    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

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    Major contributions in closed year

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    Intermediaries for closed year

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    Intermediaries for current year

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    Closed year Costs

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    Other financial info

    ELTA financing model is based on sponsorships of the annual event (Estates General of the European LGBTQ Tourism) and on membership fee only for non-european members that has the supporter member status.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    ELTA was founded during the Estates General of European LGBTQ Tourism that took place in Milan last April 2022 under the high Patronage of European Parliament and the Municipality of Milan. The works have been opened by the Mayor of Milan Mr Sala and over 15 tourist representatives from as many destinations took part with the main european tourism associations.

    We met one time the Executive Director of LGBTI Intergroup and we aim to can support their activities in the future.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


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