The Local Tourism Organisation under the name of Sopot Tourist Association is an organisation with its core aim in cooperation between territorial government and local tourism industry in the promotion of tourism of the City of Sopot and Gdańsk metropolitan area.
Sopot Tourist Association, an association from Sopot, was created on 6th of January 1997. However, actions leading to the creation of this organisation were set in motion in 1995. As it is said in the statute, the main goal is (and was) promotion of Sopot as a health resort, as well as a place attractive for tourists. On 17th of September 2003, STS became a Local Tourism Organisation, under the name of Sopot Tourist Association, giving municipality of Sopot a possibility to join as a member of the association.
The local tourism organisations' main tasks are: - integration of the local community, mainly local self-government and tourist industry, - creation of the tourist product (creation, progress and advertising) within the local tourist attractions area),
The Local Tourism Organisation maintains a Tourist Information point at Plac Zdrojowy 2, near the entrance to the Sopot Pier, and it's open all year round and seasonal Tourist Information- Dworcowa 4. The point is open for business since 2010. Apart from the information point, there is also a drinking water place as well as a vantage point and Tourist Cafe.