Become a Member

Become a Member


By joining the Family Travel Association,
you receive the following core benefits:


  • B2B and B2C Coverage: FTA members receive inclusion in our Membership Directory and editorial targeting the travel trade and families all across the U.S. through FTA’s social media channels and newsletters
  • Connect to Key Media: Members can connect with, and pitch to our membership of media professionals and influencers in family travel
  • Access to Committed Agents and Operators: FTA members can access various buyers, and contribute to our travel agent training and educational programs
  • Networking:Via direct, facilitated connections and an online networking platform, FTA members can establish new trade connections to further diversify your sales relationships
  • Business Discounts: The FTA leverages its collective buying power to bring discounted business services and promotions to its membership (via the members-only newsletter FTA Advantages)
  • Market Research: We conduct comprehensive research studies on family travelers and all members get a free copy of our Annual US Family Travel Survey conducted by the FTA and NYU.
  • Member-only Events: FTA members receive exclusive invites and discounts to our industry conferences and events, including our annual, trade-only conference; the FTA Summit 
  • Help Grow Family Travel: Members of the FTA are at the epicenter of the massive and growing family travel market, early adopters that help the family travel market grow by unifying under the FTA umbrella

FTA Industry Membership*

Industry members/suppliers shall be business entities involved in the development or support of family travel related products and services (excluding the media and travel agents).

This may include but is not limited to airlines, cruise lines, transportation companies, attractions, hotels, resorts, theaters, ticket brokers, insurance companies, public relation firms, technology companies, destination marketing organizations, tourism boards, tour operators and retail products.

*inclusive to all staff within the company

Standard Membership for Industry Suppliers*

*inclusive to all staff within the company

Annual Dues Sales Volume USD or equivalent $
$1850 Greater than $25 million annual sales
$850 $5 million – $25 million annual sales
$550 Less than $5 million annual sales


Standard Industry Membership for Tourism Boards/DMOs/CVBs*

*inclusive to all staff within the company

Annual Dues

Standard Industry Membership for DRA Members

Annual Dues

FTA Allied Members:

Allied members shall be nonprofit organizations individuals, education institutions, government agencies or other organizations that support the mission of the family travel association. Allied members must be approved by the Executive Director or Executive Committee. Allied members must meet the membership criteria and requirements as established and amended from time to time by the Board of Directors in its Policies and Procedures manual.

Complimentary Annual Dues must be approved by Board of Directors.


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