MEMBERSHIP

 

1. ACTIVE MEMBERSHIP

Any of the organizations listed below shall be entitled to be an Active Member of the Travel and Tourism Association of Goa, provided that an application on this behalf in the prescribed form is approved by the Managing Committee:

  • Travel Agents as approved by IATA and/or recognized by the Department of Tourism, Government of India, and/or the Department of Tourism, Government of Goa and registered under the Goa Tourist Trade Act, 1982.
  • Hotels as recognized by the Department of Tourism, Government of India and/or Department of Tourism, Government of Goa and registered under the Goa Tourist Trade Act, 1982.
  • Tour Operators approved by IATO and/or as recognized by the Department of Tourism, Government of Goa and registered under the Goa Tourist Trade Act, 1982.
  • All Airline and Shipping Companies dealing in passenger traffic, General Passenger Sales Agents and Air Taxi Operators with an office in Goa.
  • Any apex registered Commercial Association engaged in allied business related to the Tourism industry in Goa.

Guidelines:

Provided that no organization having more than one establishment shall be eligible for more than one membership unless each establishment is an independent organization/person under the law.

Each member organization shall nominate one or more persons to represent itself in the Association. However only one such representative shall be eligible to participate at a time in the meetings and other activities of the Association.

Such nomination shall be made by the respective organization in writing addressed to the President of the Association by a recognized member of such organization.

2)    ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP

All those in the Tourism Trade and falling under the purview of Active  Membership but residing/having their registered offices outside the State of Goa and possessing equivalent registrations with their respective State/Union Governments.

Guidelines:

Notwithstanding any or all of the foregoing conditions including non recognition, de-recognition/de-licensing by the Directorate of Tourism or any other competent body, the Managing Committee may at its discretion admit, retain or reject any application for Membership to the Association of any applicant without assigning any reasons.