Herz der ‘Twin Cities’ schlägt nun in Bingen

Organisation zur Bildung von Städtepartnerschaften wird jetzt von Oberbürgermeister Thomas Feser geführt.

TCWTA at Back to Travel 2022, May 18 - 22, 2022 in Bingen/Germany.

The Twincitites World Tourism Association will present examples and ideas for the promotion of town twinning at the conference "Back to travel 2022".

Town and City Partnerships in a Digital World - Optional Event on January 19th 2019 in Lucernce

We invite all participants to join in a trip to Lucerne.

Town and city partnerships in our present digital world

Introduction to the main topics of the TCTWA Workshop January 18th 2019

Twin Cities World Tourism Association founded on September 14, 2018

On the 14th of September 2018 at the biggest travel fair of the South-East-Asian Region, the PATA Travel Mart on the island of Langkawi/Malaysia, a new association of international twin cities was founded with the aim to support and foster exchange a

Tourism is a binding force in social life

Burhanettin Kocamaz, the Honorary President of TCWTA, is confident that collaboriation and mutual help will make partners stronger an more resilient.

“Dialogue Is The Only Bridge Between People”

Keynote speech given by Thomas-Peter Binder, Founding President of the TCWTA, on September 14th in Langkawi/Malaysia


Building bridges between towns and communities and fostering dialogue between people of different nationalities and cultures by strengthening travel and tourism activities – this is the aim of the Twin Cities World Tourism Association, or, for short, the TCWTA. As the twinning of towns and communities is the prerequisite for such a partnership the TCWTA also endeavors to revive the concept of twinning and will assist future partners in the establishment of such partnerships.

Our Members

TCWTA is the only global body furthering tourism & travel activities between twin cities in order to further and strengthen personal and institutional relations between international partner cities. All towns and cities can be members.

Our Partners

We have a growing suite of Industry, Knowledge and Media Partners who provide support and assistance with delivering our initiatives, and actively participate at events alongside our Members.

Our Initiatives

TCWTA focuses on helping towns and cities to find a twin city partner, to strengthen ties between existing -up towns and cities by increasing tourist activities between them and to support the economic development of twin cities through tourism activities.