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Influence, connect, and lead in tourism

Become a TIA member and know you will always have someone to support your business and be in your corner when it matters. We believe that the more the industry comes together to support TIA, the stronger our influence is. 

TIA membership gives you real influence in your industry, as well as access to advice and support, great savings, connections and credibility.

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Why become a TIA member?  



Supporting TIA offers a powerful platform to directly influence the ambitions of the tourism industry.

Engage with decision-makers, enhancing the strength and reach of the industry's collective voice in central and local government. Be part of a unified voice that champions the industry’s aspirations and priorities, ensuring its representation and advocacy strength on policies and regulations. This involvement not only amplifies your influence in the industry’s direction but also cultivates essential networks and relationships vital for your organisation's success.


TIA membership opens doors to a network of tourism organisations, allowing you to build valuable industry relationships and leverage collective knowledge essential for achieving your business goals. It offers a unique opportunity to network with like-minded members. By maximizing these connections, you tap into a wealth of resources, insights, and partnerships, creating a support system that facilitates your business growth, industry alignment and a unified vision.


Sustainability is at the heart of a resilient and flourishing tourism industry. A TIA membership enables you to be a supporter of the Tourism Sustainability Commitment, to integrate and champion sustainability in every facet of your business operations. It increases your capability to set and achieve sustainability objectives, offering access to information on measuring and reducing your environmental footprint. This membership not only allows you to understand best practice in sustainability, but also to be part of a collective effort to deliver a sustainable tourism industry that is more resilient in the face of global changes and challenges.


Receive exclusive access to premier industry events including TRENZ, Tourism Summit Aotearoa, as well as the prestigious New Zealand Tourism Awards. TIA members benefit from preferential rates, ensuring that the industry’s latest trends, insights, and networks are accessible and affordable.

These events are a hub for networking, providing opportunities to connect with industry colleagues and leaders, and facilitate the exchange of ideas and strategies.

You will also be among the first to hear about upcoming events, ensuring that you stay ahead and well-prepared. Additionally, as a TIA member you receive free access to monthly webinars. If you are unable to join live, you can watch all the replays to gain insights and learnings on the TIA website in the member’s section.

Support and insight

Being a TIA member equips you with a robust support system and a reservoir of insights. You gain unrestricted access to practical advice, all previous webinars and support from the TIA team. The membership ensures that you are continually updated with the latest in tourism news, essential insights, and even support for media and crisis management. Furthermore, membership means TIA will do all the heavy lifting for you on submissions on proposed regulations, offering essential guidance to navigate through new legislative requirements impacting your business, ensuring that you are always a step ahead in the dynamic tourism industry landscape.

Save money

Gain cost-saving benefits with discounted rates at premier events like TRENZ and the Tourism Summit Aotearoa. Unlock access to a variety of significant business, travel, and accommodation savings for you and your employees through the MyTIA member zone. You can also take advantage of exclusive services offered by TIA's strategic partners such as Marsh and Westpac.


Supporting TIA as a member enhances your business’s credibility, showcasing your standards and focus on industry best practices. Your membership includes listing on the TIA and TSC websites, which helps reassure customers of your commitment to quality and ethics. Additionally, members can use TIA and TSC logos, further validating their business's reputation. Signing onto the Tourism Sustainability Commitment as a member also reflects your dedication to sustainable operations and positive community impact, adding significant value to your business's image.

List of benefits

  • Connect with tourism stakeholders
  • Collaborate with us to shape and influence policy
  • Local and central government advocacy
  • A unified voice to strengthen advocacy efforts
  • Sustainable business capability support
  • Regulation and issue assistance
  • Direct policy influence
  • Decision-maker engagement
  • Strategic networking
  • Save up to 50% off event rates including TRENZ, Tourism Summit Aotearoa, and Tourism Awards
  • Early event notifications
  • Help with government agency roadblocks
  • Support system and expert advice
  • Stay informed with regular tourism news and updates
  • Crisis management support
  • Save thousands of dollars for you and employees through partner discounts
  • Credibility through TIA & Tourism Sustainability Commitment logos
  • Advice in sustainability practices and environmental footprint reduction
  • Access to monthly webinars with past recordings available online
"If any academic is looking for a shining example of how to lobby central government effectively, then tourism’s efforts during the pandemic would have to be first in line." Gordon Campbell, columnist. 

What our members say

"We are very lucky to have partners like TIA that are with us through the good times and the difficult ones. Keep being a strong voice for the industry." 
Tim Alpe, Jucy
"I’ve been a member of many trade associations. At no time can I ever recall believing that any had our back in the way that TIA clearly does."
Gavin Oliver, EcoZip
"We are extremely lucky and fortunate to have such a stellar industry association. You should be very proud of the role you are playing in this pivotal time in our lives."
John Managh, Wilderness Motorhomes
"Just wanted to express sincere gratitude to you and your amazing team for all the hard work. I know TIA members are feeling really well supported. Your leadership and responsiveness during this crisis has been guys have been amazing!" 
Jacqui Wilkinson, Adventure Capital

Thanks to our strategic partners

Thanks to our strategic partners

Thanks to our strategic partners