FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can anyone join KTIA?

Any organization or person related to or interested in the travel and tourism industry are eligible to join KTIA. 

Why should I join KTIA?

As the Commonwealth's only association that represents and services the entire travel & tourism industry, we are committed to protecting and promoting your interests and serving your needs. Not only do we work tirelessly to keep members well informed of industry developments and provide year round educational and professional development opportunities, we are also here to serve as your trusted and indispensable resource. Click here for full member benefits.

All members of the management team welcome a call or meeting to discuss the association further and share reasons why you should be a KTIA member.

How do I apply for membership?

You can contact Katherine Bowman directly to assist you or you can click here to apply online. Note that you can pay via credit card or by check within 30 days of submitting your application.

How are membership dues structured?

Membership rates are categorized into nine groups of single memberships, attractions, industry suppliers, hotels/restaurants, commissions and government agencies. Rates for each group are assessed based upon the size of the business or level of interest.

It is the responsibility of the member organization to review the investment structure each year to ensure proper dues are being paid. 

What happens after I apply for membership?

Immediately after you apply, you will be contacted by a member of the management team who will provide you with your KTIA credentials which will allow you to take advantage of your member benefits including discounts registrations fees for events.

Do new members immediately begin receiving member benefits?

Upon application, new members receive a provisional membership where they can immediately start receiving KTIA member benefits. However, all new members must be officially approved by our Board of Directors which occurs at the first board meeting following the receipt of the membership application.

Can multiple people from an organization join as members?

Memberships are for organizations; however, affiliate memberships can be extended to full-time and part-time employees or board members of each business or commission without additional cost.

What happens if an affiliated employee joins our organization or leaves and needs to be removed?

Please notify Katherine Bowman if there are any changes that need to be made to your organization's database listing

Is membership renewed annually?

Yes. KTIA memberships run on a calendar year from January 1 through December 31.

How do I renew my membership?

KTIA mails renewal statements at the end of each year. Electronic invoices are also sent to the primary contact at this time to renew memberships. Renewal payments can be mailed or paid online.