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Officers for 2013
First Vice-Chair: Jamaica
Second Vice-Chair: Mozambique
The Executive Council's task is to take all necessary measures, in consultation with the Secretary-General, for the implementation of its own decisions and recommendations of the Assembly and report thereon to the Assembly.
The Council meets at least twice a year.
The Council consists of Full Members elected by the Assembly in the proportion of one Member for every five Full Members, in accordance with the Rules of Procedure laid down by the Assembly with a view to achieving fair and equitable geographical distribution.
The term of office of Members elected to the Council is four years and elections for one-half of the Council membership are held every two years. Spain is a Permanent Member of the Executive Council.
The Council elects one Chair and two Vice-Chairs from among its Members.
Programme and Budget Committee
Committee on Market and Competitiveness
Committee on Statistics and the Tourism Satellite account
Sustainable Development of Tourism Committee
Committee for the Review of Applications for Affiliate Membership