Memberships & Associations

Group Tour Media Memberships & Associations

American Bus Association
The American Bus Association, the trade association of the intercity bus industry, represents the motorcoach industry’s interests in Washington, D.C. It also facilitates relationships between North American motorcoach and tour companies and all related segments of the travel and supplier industries and promotes travel by motorcoach to consumers.

The California Travel Industry Association
The California Travel Industry Association (CalTIA), incorporated in 1981, is the official voice of the California travel industry. It is an independent nonprofit association unifying California’s many travel-related businesses to ensure the future health of tourism through its collective strength.

Circle Michigan
From its beginnings, Circle Michigan has always been the leader as a destination marketing organization. Organized in 1981, Circle Michigan pioneered the very first organization in the country focusing on the promotion of group travel. Since then numerous other states have followed our lead.

Florida Attractions Associations
The Florida Attractions Associations promotes and advances the interests of the attraction industry and are the conduit that enables its diverse membership to achieve a greater level of excellence.

Holland Area Chamber of Commerce
Representing a cross section of more than 1,400 retailers, manufacturers and service providers, the Holland Area Chamber of Commerce is the voice of area businesses.

Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association
The Louisiana Travel Promotion Association is a nonprofit, private sector trade association representing the state’s travel and hospitality industry. LTPA offers cooperative programs at significant savings so that members can buy more, do more, and achieve more.

National Tour Association
National Tour Association is an organization of Tourism Professionals focused on the development, promotion, and increased use of tour operator packaged travel. NTA membership includes tour companies, tour suppliers, and destination marketing organizations from all over the world.

Ohio has IT!
Ohio Has IT! is an industry-led marketing partnership created to showcase the endless experiences that Ohio has for motorcoach groups. Whether you are looking for something educational for students, a experiential adventure for seniors or even a custom itinerary for your group’s unique needs, Ohio Has IT! will provide you with the tools to reach out and create a memorable trip that is sure to be a hit with your group.

The Ohio Travel Association
The Ohio Travel Association is Ohio’s largest trade association for the Ohio tourism industry, Ohio’s third largest industry. OTA promotes economic development in Ohio, Ohio Annual Conference on Tourism, updated news and press releases on Ohio’s tourism industry, Heartland Travel Showcase, Midwest trade show for group tours, Tourism Creates Jobs, and professional development for Ohio tourism members.

Ontario Motor Coach Association
The Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) is a trade association representing the interests of Ontario’s Intercity bus industry. On behalf of its 1,200 members, including 80 motor coach and 80 travel and tour operations, the OMCA works with all government levels to highlight the achievements of the province’s Intercity bus business. OMCA members provide scheduled, charter, tour, contract, transit, and school bus services throughout the province.

Southeast Tourism Society
Founded in 1983, the Southeast Tourism Society is an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of tourism throughout the Southeast region. The membership includes state travel offices, attractions, hotels, motels, resorts, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, airlines, car rental agencies, newspapers, travel publications, and other travel related entities.

The Student & Youth Travel Association (SYTA)
SYTA is the nonprofit, professional trade association that promotes student & youth travel and seeks to foster integrity and professionalism among student and youth travel service providers. SYTA is “The Voice of Student & Youth Travel.”

Texas Travel Industry Association
Based in Austin, the Texas Travel Industry Associationunites businesses, organizations, associations, and individuals throughout Texas who are dedicated to developing Texas tourism to its fullest potential. Visit us to find out more about Texas travel industry events, jobs in the tourism industry, tickets to Texas attractions, and other TTIA programs.

The Tourism Association of New Mexico
The Tourism Association of New Mexico serves as the advocate, educator, and unified voice for New Mexico’s tourism industry working to ensure its growth and success through collaborative efforts.

Wellness Tourism Association
Launched in 2018 and incorporated as a not-for-profit in the US, the Wellness Tourism Association (WTA) is a network for qualifying DMOs, hotels/resorts/retreats, tour operators, travel advisors and others in the industry, plus Partners interested in supporting the industry. Currently with 100 plus Members & Partners from 21 countries, the WTA is dedicated to supporting and leading the wellness tourism industry into the next decade as personal health remains a top priority.