Direção Regional do Turismo – Governo da Região Autónoma dos Açores

Direção Regional do Turismo – Governo da Região Autónoma dos Açores.

Policies

Portugal

Local or regional government agency

The Regional Directorate for Tourism (DRTu) is the executive service responsible for implementing regional policies in the area of tourism. DRTu has the following responsibilities:

  • Foster the use and preservation of the Region's tourism resources, namely the conduction of tourism planning studies in priority areas, with a view to the efficient use and adaptation of infrastructures to be implemented in those areas in coordination with the competent regional departments
  • Promote or support the actions developed as part of the regional tourism offer as well as tourism promotion initiatives or other similar actions, ensuring participation in such initiatives
  • Produce publications, texts and information of interest to the regional tourism offer
  • Collaborate with all regional, national or international services and entities regarding all matters of interest to the tourism sector, namely those involved in the integrated development activities or projects of interest to the regional tourism offer
  • Ensure the representation of the Region to official and private entities linked to tourism, with a view to the interests and goals of the sector as well as the participation in international and national organisations and events
  • Coordinate and supervise the operation and activities of the tourism offices