IGLTA Membership Application
REGISTER YOUR BUSINESS TODAY
On a global scale, LGBTQ+ travelers are using IGLTA as a resource to find businesses that welcome the LGBTQ+ community into the world of travel. Make it easy. Join us to be part of a global, LGBTQ+ welcoming tourism community that includes major corporations, as well as many localized businesses and organizations.
Membership is open to any individual, association, corporation or partnership directly or indirectly involved with in LGBTQ+ tourism. This is a dynamic market in a fast-changing world, together we can help LGBTQ+ people feel welcome wherever they choose to travel.
USE OF IGLTA LOGO
Use of the IGLTA logo in your marketing, recognized globally by LGBTQ+ travelers.
Ability to market deals, discounts, and giveaways to thousands of LGBTQ+ travelers through our website.
Dynamic profile on the IGLTA website with business descriptions, photos and social media links, plus ability to identify business as LGBTQ+ owned.
Direct marketing tools to target travel professionals and/or consumers, such as e-blasts, weekly enewsletter sponsorships and web banners.
POST EVENTS AND TOURS
Ability to post events and tours to the IGLTA website.
ANNUAL GLOBAL CONVENTION
Discounted attendance to our Annual Global Convention, the premier educational and networking event for LGBTQ+ tourism.
Pre-qualified buyers will meet with participating suppliers at an appointment-driven marketplace during the Annual Global Convention.
Access to booth share and brochure distribution opportunities at tourism and consumer trade shows worldwide.
Global Network of IGLTA ambassadors offering support.
DISCOUNTED PR SERVICE
Discounts on TravelOutNewsWire, a news release distribution service that reaches more than 375 global journalists and media outlets covering LGBTQ+ travel.
FAM PROGRAM DISCOUNT
Press FAM consulting program for destinations at a discounted rate.
TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS
IGLTA is now featuring traveler reviews from TripAdvisor. Opt-in to display reviews on member profile and link to TripAdvisor profile.
Free online webinars to provide education and networking for our global members.
Ability to share your expertise with global lgbtq+ travelers or tourism professionals on iglta travel or business blogs.
TRAVEL AGENTS AND TRAVEL AGENCIES
Travel agents and advisors affiliated with a consortium or a larger host agency may apply to IGLTA Membership under the Independent Travel Advisor rate.
CVBs/TOURISM BUREAUS (ALL LOCATIONS GLOBALLY)
LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, AFRICA, & ASIA (CVBs/ Tourism Bureaus Not Applicable)
Special Partnerships for Discounted Membership Access
ASTA / IGLTA Membership Program
A 15% discount is applied to all ASTA members with the code: ASTA2021
*A one-time joining fee will be added to each new membership registration (Joining fee is 100 USD, but discounted for travel agents and African, Asian, and Latin American businesses to 50 USD. No fee for associate members).
Queer Destinations / IGLTA Membership Program
A 10% discount* is applied to all Queer Destination Committed businesses who wish to join IGLTA. Please contact your Queer Destinations representative or write to firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain the discount code.
*The one-time joining fee will be waived for all Queer Destination Committed businesses.
Member dues are valid from the date of joining for 12 months. upon the end of your 12-month period, you must renew to stay a member of IGLTA. please note that IGLTA and its Board of Directors do not endorse or accept responsibility for any individual members, product or service.
The enhanced listing add-on and Featured Destination/Business package is open to any IGLTA member including a CVB/DMO, tourist bureau, accommodation and/or business wishing to strengthen its commitment to welcoming LGBTQ+ travelers. It is a dynamic market in a fast-changing world, together we can help LGBTQ+ people feel welcome wherever they choose to travel.
Who is Eligible?
Annual Featured Destination/Business Membership is open to travel agencies groups, tour operators and wholesalers, travel suppliers like airlines, hotels and accommodations, DMCs, cruise lines, CVBs/DMOs, tourism offices, booking services, attractions, car rentals, concierge services, ground transportation, associations, travel insurance companies.
Make sure your business stands out by upgrading to an IGLTA enhanced listing. Upgrading to an enhanced listing prioritizes your listing on relevant searches and displays and appears in IGLTA’s enhanced listing section.
Make sure your destination stands out by becoming an IGLTA Featured Destination. Featured Destinations offer the same benefits as Enhanced listings plus include a marketing packaged valued at $10,200.
Make sure your business stands out by becoming an IGLTA Featured Business. featured businesses offer the same benefits as Enhanced listings plus include a marketing packaged valued at $12,600.
For businesses/organizations outside the travel industry wanting to reach the LGBTQ+ travel market as well as full-time tour guides.
Who is Eligible?
Associate membership* is open to businesses that are not directly involved in the buyer/supplier categories in the tourism industry, these businesses include bars/clubs, restaurants, theatres, pride organizations, spas, and retail venues. This membership is also available for independent tour guides who are not employed full-time by a tourism company.
*Does not include voting privileges or the right to run for the board. Marketing tools and online member benefits may not be available for Associate Members or may incur an additional fee.
Member dues are valid from the date of joining for 12 months. upon the end of your 12-month period, you must renew continue holding IGLTA Membership status. Please note that IGLTA and its Board of Directors do not endorse or accept responsibility for any individual members, product or service.
Wire transfers: for those who wish to pay for membership by wire or bank transfers, please note there is an additional US $20 fee. For wire transfer instructions, email email@example.com.