ATOAI Membership Benefits And Registration Procedure
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ATOAI Membership Benefits And Registration Procedure

The membership of the Association shall be open to persons of good professional reputation who have been connected with the industry of Tourism/Adventure Tourism or Travel.

The membership of the Association shall be open to persons of good professional reputation who have been connected with the industry of Tourism/Adventure Tourism or Travel.

All applications for membership must be made on the prescribed Form and must be proposed by an Active Member and seconded by another active member of the Association.

All applications for membership shall be considered by the Executive Committee in a duly convened meeting and approved by a majority of two thirds of the members present.

CATEGORIES OF THE MEMBERSHIP
The membership of the Association shall be composed of:

Active Members 

Allied / Associate Members Members of Honor

 

The Executive Committee may at any time create different classes of members any may provide for entrance fees and subscriptions and define their respective right and privileges. The Executive Committee shall in special cases have power to allow any person to become a Member of the ATOAI for such purposes subject to such condition and upon payment of such sum as the Executive Committee shall have power to and may dispense with payment of entrance fees.

ACTIVE MEMBERS
Any person or firm or company, having an established place of business in India as Adventure Tour Operator for a minimum period of 3 years and has his own equipment and qualified personnel for Adventure Tourism and is recognized by Central Government as an Adventure Tour Operator and his/her/its major part of activity is promotion of Adventure Tourism and business turnover from Adventure Tourism is at least Rs. 10 lacs, shall be eligible for membership as an Active Member of the Association provided an application is made and accepted by the Executive Committee. He must give commitment to run the said adventure activity in eco-friendly manner while adhering to the Guidelines laid down by the ATOAI from time to time.

 

ALLIED / ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Any person, firm or company who is regularly engaged or associated with the Tourism and Travel Industry and having their place of business in India or outside India for a minimum period of 2 years such as tour operators, travel agents, carrier companies, hoteliers, caterers, excursion agents, guides, transport contractors, forwarding and clearing agents, shipping companies, state tourist organizations, etc. shall be eligible to be an Allied Member.
The rights of Allied Member are as under:
•  To take part in all events organized by the Association.
•  To avail discounts on participation in such events.
•  View and download industry and trade related information available on the association website..

MEMBERS OF HONOR
The Executive Committee may invite persons who have distinguished themselves by their services in the adventure tourism/tourism and travel industry in the national or international field and with a professional reputation with such as Departments of State Government, Indian Mountaineering Foundation, Himalayan Mountaineering Institutes etc. to become ‘MEMBERS OF HONOR”. Such Members of Honor will be taken in by the executive Committee.

  MEMBERSHIP FEE

 

Active Member
Admission fee Rs.3000
Annual Subscription-Rs. 5000 /+15% Service Tax

 

Allied / Associate Members
Admission fee Rs.2000
Annual Subscription-Rs. 3500 /+15% Service Tax

For Overseas Member
Admission Fee - USD 55
Annual Subscription Fee - USD 100

 


The Members of Honor shall not be required to pay any admission fee or subscription.

The Top Ten Reasons to Join ATOAI

  1. Increased market share
  2. Promotion, branding and visibility on the association's website.
  3. Education opportunities for yourself and staff in basic adventure courses/First Aid-CPR.
  4. Wider access to industry information
  5. A common voice to government
  6. Support of a like-minded community
  7. Participation in overseas road shows to target international business.
  8. Annual convention and seminars.
  9. Recognition support from the Ministry of Tourism
  10. Get involved and meet fellow adventurers!

 

ACTIVE MEMBERS
Any person or firm or company, having an established place of business in India as Adventure Tour Operator for a minimum period of 3 years and has his own equipment and qualified personnel for Adventure Tourism and is recognized by Central Government as an Adventure Tour Operator and his/her/its major part of activity is promotion of Adventure Tourism and business turnover from Adventure Tourism is at least Rs. 10 lacs, shall be eligible for membership as an Active Member of the Association provided an application is made and accepted by the Executive Committee. 

Members whose subscriptions have been fully paid shall have the following rights:

  •  voting rights 
  •  To receive notice of all meetings of the Association.
  •  To attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting of the Association.
  •  To take part in all meetings and events arranged by the Association.
 

ALLIED 
Any person, firm or company who is regularly engaged or associated with the Tourism and Travel Industry and having their place of business in India or outside India for a minimum period of 2 years such as tour operators, travel agents, carrier companies, hoteliers, caterers, excursion agents, guides, transport contractors, forwarding and clearing agents, shipping companies, state tourist organizations, etc. shall be eligible to be an Allied Member. 

The benefits of Allied Member are as under:
•  To take part in all events organized by the Association.
•  To avail discounts on participation in such events.
•  View and download industry and trade related information available on the association website.