Membership

Membership Categories:  (All Memberships are per person and valid from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 for 1 year from joining date).  Please click on your corresponding membership category to join.

Travel Professional: $49.00 per Travel Professional (Includes an independent contractor or outside agent selling travel through a North or South Carolina based agency or based in North or South Carolina)  (1-year Membership)

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A candidate for Travel Professional Membership must be an Agency Owner, Manager or Travel Agent employee of a corporation, company, partnership, association, LLC, or proprietorship operating as a seller of travel located in North Carolina or South Carolina or the agent is based in North and South Carolina:

Agency/Agent must be:

  • An appointee of the Airlines Reporting Corporation (“ARC”); and/or
  • An appointee of the “International Airlines Travel Agent Network (“IATAN”); and/or
  • An appointee of Cruise Lines International (CLIA)
  • An independent contractor or outside agent;

If a Seller of Travel that is not an appointee of ARC, IATAN, CLIA, but otherwise meets the following minimum requirements:
(a) engages in the sale of travel and travel­ related services to the general public as its primary business;
(b) promotes high standards of professionalism in its day-to­ day business operations;
(c) provides a copy of proof of bond issued in the applicant’s name and/or professional liability insurance in the applicant’s name; and
(d) is and remains in good standing with at least one Supplier that is a member of CTS, as evidenced by a letter of endorsement or recommendation from that Supplier Member and one Travel Professional CTS member may become a member.


Supplier: $129.00  per Supplier (1-year Membership – valid from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 or for 1-year from joining date)

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International Suppliers - Join or Renew Now!

 

Supplier Membership is open to any candidate that sells travel related services to the Travel Professional Community and includes but is not limited to Cruise Lines, Tour Operators, Rental Car Companies, Hotels, Tourist Boards, Convention and Visitor’s Bureaus, Insurance, and Consortia.


Travel Educator:  $35.00 per Travel Educator (1-year Membership –  valid from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 or for 1-year from joining date)
Student
: $19.00 per Student (1-year Membership – valid for 1-year from joining date)

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Student Membership - Join or Renew Now!

Anyone who is a Travel Educator or a student of a Travel School or Hospitality program may join as a Travel Educator or Student Member. Travel Educators and Student Members will not be afforded voting rights nor be eligible for Advisory Board membership.  Please complete the online application.  Once approved, a link will be forwarded to complete your membership process.


Life Members: Complimentary  (1-year Membership – valid for 1-year from joining date)

Life Member and Retired Member Application
  •  A candidate for Life Membership shall no longer be active in the travel industry or shall have retired.
  • A candidate for Life Membership shall be come a Life Member upon nomination by a current Supplier or Travel Professional Member and approved by the Advisory Board.
  • Life Members shall pay no dues; however, Life Members shall be assessed at the member rate for participation in CTS activities that entail registration fees.
  • Life Members shall not have voting rights nor be eligible for Advisory Board membership.

Please complete and submit your application.


Membership is valid from September 1, 2017 – August 31, 2018 or for one year joining date.  (If joining online by credit card, your membership will automatically renew on the anniversary of your joining date.  Should you wish not to renew, just let us know.  Memberships paid by company check will be invoiced on or around your anniversary date).   Member Benefits.

 

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