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At NTA, we’re working hard to promote the travel industry by providing research, educational and network opportunities, and by helping businesses connect with one another. In fact, we’ve helped our members generate over $400 million in new business just over the last three years.

Want to do Travel Exchange but you’re not an NTA member? Easy! Just call 800.682.8886 and our team can share details about NTA membership and joining us at TREX. No matter what you do in the travel industry, no matter what you’re looking for in a travel organization, NTA’s got you covered. NTA offers membership for a variety of travel industry buyers and sellers.

Membership Applications

It’s important to choose the membership level that best suits you and your business, but if you have any questions about NTA or membership dues options not listed below, please contact our membership team.

  • Tour Operator/Receptive Operator/DMC

    NTA tour operators create, buy, and sell packaged travel and serve people traveling to, from, and within North America. NTA operators also may offer receptive services to other operators, and this membership category includes receptive operators and DMCs.

    Apply Online | Download PDF ApplicationProof of Escrow Declaration

    China Inbound Program: NTA Dues + $400 Program fee

    Apply Online | Download PDF Application

  • Travel Advisor

    NTA travel agents are for-profit entities whose primary business is selling tours and packages of a tour operator or third party.

    Apply OnlineDownload PDF ApplicationProof of Escrow Declaration

  • Tour Supplier

    NTA offers two seller memberships. The tour supplier membership includes components of a tour or travel package such as hotels, attractions, restaurants, cruise lines and transportation companies.

    Apply Online | Download PDF Application

  • Destination Marketing Organization

    The second seller membership is for nonprofit destination marketing organizations such as convention and visitor bureaus, chambers of commerce and state, provincial and national travel/tourism offices.

    Apply Online | Download PDF Application

  • Associate Membership

    This membership category applies to non-travel industry applicants. Companies offering a product, service, tool or resource that benefits NTA members in areas such as insurance, marketing, technology and printing should apply to become associate members.

    Apply Online | Download PDF Application

  • Educator Membership

    This membership category is for any individual who engages in educational or research activities related to travel and tourism.

    Download PDF Application

  • Affiliate

    The Affiliate member category allows individuals to access and connect to the NTA community as they seek employment in the travel and tourism industry.

    Download PDF Application

  • Tour Director/Tour Guide

    This category offers a unique community for directors and guides in which they can enhance their professional skills and connections.

    Download PDF Application

  • Student

    This membership class is designed to engage younger generations or career changers who are actively enrolled in programs such as travel, tourism, hospitality, or related degrees.

    Download PDF Application

Questions? Contact NTA’s Membership Team

  • Travel Exchange is worth every penny. The networking is great, and there is always business to be made to show ROI for your decision makers. The investment is worth the reward. Cory Mace, Badger Bus
  • What NTA does is provide the right buyers. They provide the right people who make decisions. This is what makes this organization one I can’t afford to take off my list. John Stachnik CTP, Mayflower Tours, NTA member since 1979
  • I came to NTA to build a business, and that’s exactly what it did for us, as sales came in. For me, it’s the only outlet for new ideas. Matthew Squire, Select Travel Service (UK), NTA member since 2002
  • The No. 1 member benefit of NTA has to be all the great professional and personal connections we’ve made over the past decade. Taunya Wolfe Finn, CTP, Wolfe Adventures & Tours, NTA member since 2005
  • We have not found a more reliable, more profitable or more consistent tourism venue in which to acquire new business than NTA. Diane Hohnstein, Hospitality Management Services, NTA member since 1999
  • You guys at NTA have the best bunch of members I have ever come across. I had one of my best shows ever. Everybody was so nice and welcoming, and the organization of the event was spectacular. I am so happy to be a member and be assured of my continued support in the future. Bernard O'Reilly, Joe O'Reilly Ireland DMC
  • NTA events provide us with beneficial networking with many top tour operators. It’s national and international in scope providing a global perspective. Tim and Elaine Moulder, Brilliant Edventures, NTA member since 2015