Council of Australian Tour Operators (CATO)

CATO is a trade association representing the domestic and outbound land supply sector of the Australian travel industry.

Full Members are tour operators and wholesalers whilst Associate Members consist of tourist offices and travel related service providers.

- CATO members are ATAS Accredited for holidays with peace of mind
members promote an ethical and sustainable style of travel
- CATO members sign up to our Quality Charter, ensuring the highest       standards of supply and delivery of travel product
- The CATO membership is the best place to find authentic and original holidays from quality operators, often specialists in a particular style of travel or destination...

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Platinum Partner

CATO's inaugural Platinum Partner, Gow-Gates Insurance Brokers have been providing specialist services to leading tour wholesalers and tour operators for more than 20 years... 

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Platinum Partner

Traveltek is a world-leading travel technology specialist with almost two decades of experience building customised software solutions for the global travel industry...

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CATO members are Accredited Tour Operators and Wholesalers working with retail travel agents to make the customers’ journey a better and safer experience.


To maintain the highest possible product and service standards, CATO provides a forum for members to exchange views relative to the land supply sector.


CATO acts as a representative body for its members through a pro-active approach to communication with Australian State and Federal Governments.

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