The Tourism Federation of the Province of Liège (FTPL) is a non-profit organisation founded by the Provincial Council of Liège and its College on 14 April 1938 (articles of association published in the official government bulletin, known as the Moniteur Belge, on 30 April 1938).
According to its articles of association, the FTPL’s purpose is to promote all forms of tourism in the Province of Liège.
In pursuit of this purpose, the FTPL may:
carry out any actions or operations to promote the province to tourists, both in Belgium and abroad, including publishing brochures and leaflets, organising advertising campaigns and media tours, attending fairs and trade shows, producing films, publishing websites, etc.
develop any means to improve information and services for members of the public, including offering support to tourist offices and tourist information points
help set up and expand tourist infrastructure
organise and support any events likely to boost tourism in the province, including folklore, cultural, food, sports and other types of event
analyse and explore tourist sector markets
support and coordinate the work of public or private companies, organisations and bodies contributing to the growth of tourism in the province, and in particular tourist offices and tourist information points
help protect landscapes, monuments and sites
directly operate tourist products of all types (excursions, breaks, local produce, crafts, tickets, overnight stays, etc.), relating either to tourism in the Province of Liège, or to tourism in other areas but, in the latter case, only on a minority basis and after having obtained the consent of the individual(s) or corporate entity(ies) concerned by the area(s) in question.
The FTPL pursues its purpose:
or in conjunction with or through other public or private bodies or companies of whatever nature.