Established in 1997, IAGTO's membership comprises 2139 accredited golf tour operators, golf resorts, hotels, golf courses, receptive operators, airlines, tourist boards, approved media and business partners in 97 countries including, at its core, 521 specialist golf tour operators in 62 countries.

The Association of Turkish Travel Agencies is a legally constituted professional organization protected and governed by law. The Law concerning Travel Agencies and The Association of Travel Agencies, Law No 1618, came into effect on the 28 September 1972.