MEMBERSHIP

Whether you are a Travel Buyer and wish to join a community of your peers to stay abreast of industry trends and provide continued improvement in your travel programme, or you are a Travel Supplier or TMC wishing to grow your network of travel partners and potential clients, ABTA is the place for you.

ABTA’s education and networking opportunities are offered via monthly educational events and webinars, research initiatives, client and product focus groups, brand awareness initiatives, staff training projects, industry think-tanks and more.

And it all starts right here, when you sign up as an ABTA Member.

Whether booking, buying, managing or supplying business travel products or services, ABTA Membership is a key advantage to assist you in information gathering, educational input and peer-to-peer or client networking opportunities.

WHO SHOULD JOIN?

Any individuals with a direct or indirect involvement in the booking, buying, managing or supplying of business travel and related services should become ABTA Members including:

  • Travel Managers and Buyers
  • Finance Managers
  • Procurement Managers
  • Supply Chain and Sourcing Managers
  • Personal Assistants booking/managing travel
  • Travel Bookers and Co-ordinators
  • Travel Consultants *
  • Travel Agents and TMC’s *
  • Industry Suppliers (Air/Hotel/Car/Card etc) *
  • Travel Press *
  • Academia *

* PLEASE NOTE:
There will be a vetting process required for certain members, at ABTA’s discretion.

TRAVEL BUYERS:

ABTA OFFERS ALL TRAVEL BUYERS COMPLIMENTARY ABTA PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP IN EXCHANGE FOR PARTICIPATING ON SPECIFIC ABTA INITIATIVES.

THIS OFFER IS ONLY VALID FOR CORPORATE, SME AND GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BUYERS, TRAVEL MANAGERS, TRAVEL BOOKERS & CO-ORDINATORS AND PROCUREMENT/FINANCE TEAMS MANAGING THE TRAVEL PORTFOLIO.
TRAVEL SUPPLIERS (TMC’S, AIRLINES, HOTELS, TECHNOLOGY, PAYMENT, SECURITY ETC) WILL CONTINUE TO PAY ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEES.

Not sure if you qualify for complimentary Corporate Membership?  Send us an email here and we will get back to you.

What our Members say:

2024 MEMBERSHIP OPTIONS, FEES & BENEFITS

  • R 1 375.00 / $ 90.00 per full calendar year (12 months from sign-up date)
  • Or choose a monthly subscription for R 150.00 / $ 11.00 p/m
  • For Individuals Only
  • Individual Member Certificate and 'ABTA Member' Logo *
    * Annual Members only. Not valid for monthly subscribers.
  • Reduced rates at all relevant local ABTA events *
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences and closed-door events
  • Limited access to ABTA's Online Corporate Travel resource library
  • Basic company listing (company name and country) on ABTA's online Member Directory *
    *Approved Annual Members only. Can upgrade to full Directory listing (includes contact numbers and logo) for R 650/$40 p/a.
  • Notifcation of new travel products, services, special offers and more
  • R 3 520.00 / $ 260.00 per full calendar year (12 months from sign-up date)
  • Or choose a monthly subscription for R 380.00 / $ 25.00 p/m
  • For Individuals Only
  • Individual Member Certificate and 'ABTA Member' Logo *
    * Annual Members only. Not valid for monthly subscribers.
  • Complimentary attendance to all relevant ABTA online and in-person events *
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences and sector-specific events
  • Discounted attendance (up to 50% off) at ABTA's Annual Conference
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences and sector-specific events
  • Full access to ABTA's online Corporate Travel resource library
  • Basic company listing (Company name and country) on ABTA's online Member Directory *
    *Approved Annual Members only. Can upgrade to full Directory listing (includes contact numbers and logo) for R 650/$40 p/a.
  • Notifcation of new travel products, services, special offers and more
  • BUYER MEMBERS: Inclusion on Travel Buyers only WhatsApp Group
  • Opportunity to participate in and have access to surveys and industry research initiatives
Enterprise Membership
  • R 12 000.00 / $ 650.00 per full calendar year (12 months from sign-up date)
  • Subscription option not available
  • For Companies Only
  • Company Member Certificate and 'ABTA Member' Logo to use on company collateral
  • Unlimited complimentary attendance to all applicable webinars for staff members
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences and closed-door events
  • Discounted attendance (up to 50% off) at ABTA's Annual Conference
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences and closed-door events
  • Full access to ABTA's online Corporate Travel resource library
  • Full Company listing on ABTA's online Member Directory *
    * Approved Members Only
  • Notifcation of new travel products, services, special offers and more
  • BUYER MEMBERS: Inclusion on Travel Buyers only WhatsApp Group
  • Opportunity to participate in and have access to surveys and industry research initiatives
  • NO CHARGE Complimentary ABTA Premium Membership for Travel Buyers. T's & C's apply.*
    * Travel Buyers agree to participate in certain ABTA initiatives.
  • No Annual or Monthly Fees
  • For Individuals Only
  • Individual Member Certificate and 'ABTA Member' Logo *
    * Annual Members only. Not valid for monthly subscribers.
  • Complimentary attendance to all relevant online, in-person and Buyers Only events *
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences
  • Discounted attendance (up to 50% off) at ABTA's Annual Conference
    * Excluding annual & regional conferences
  • Full access to ABTA's online Corporate Travel resource library
  • Basic company listing on ABTA's online Member Directory (Company name and Country only)
  • Notifcation of new travel products, services, special offers and more
  • Inclusion on Travel Buyers only WhatsApp Group
  • Opportunity to participate in and have access to surveys and industry research initiatives

Please note:

  • Complimentary Membership is only valid for Corporate, Government and SME Travel Buyers.
  • Membership runs for a full 12 months from when you sign up
  • All prices exclude VAT
  • US$ amounts include bank charge*
  • Forex rates may vary dependent on current exchange rate*

TRAVEL BUYER MEMBER BRANDS INCLUDE

DO YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS? Contact Carol-Ann at Membership Services: +27 82 440 0344 / carol-ann@abta.co.za

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