Great reasons to join TIA

Great reasons to join TIA


"Our business will save more than $10,000 a year on ACC costs. We really appreciate the efforts TIA made for us on this matter. This is a massive reduction and shows the benefits of having a strong member organisation to tackle these issues on our behalf."
Matt Hollyer, General Manager, Shotover Canyon Swing

 Shotover Canyon Swing

Photo: Shotover Canyon Swing

Why you should join TIA

The landscape in tourism is continuing to change at a mind-boggling rate. In this environment our industry needs leadership that constantly finds ways of both protecting and growing tourism’s health and profile.

Leadership - with over 1500 members from the big tourism players to the small, we are the best placed organisation to lead from the front. We have access to the people and organisations whose decisions affect your business


Advocacy – we speak up when it counts, influencing political decision makers and vigorously representing our members at all levels of the government, at meetings, in submissions and through the media


Save money – you will get significant privileges including discounts on TIA-organised events such as TRENZ and discounts of up to 50% on a range of accommodation, transport and business services plus bottom-line savings from our commercial partners – Mercury, Westpac, JLT/NZI, Spark and ServiceIQ.

Free, expert advice – you’ll get support when you need it from the TIA team, on everything from health and safety to dealing with the media in a crisis. We are always available and keen to help

Read our Join TIA brochure to find out more reasons why you should become a member.

"In my view TIA has been going from strength to strength over the past few years. They are providing leadership which we know will create a stronger, more profitable customer focused industry in the future. On a day to day basis the advocacy and industry liaison roles TIA fulfils is critical to the industry."
Grant Webster, CEO, Tourism Holdings Ltd (thl)

 Tourism Holdings Ltd

Photo: Tourism Holdings Ltd

TIA membership fees

We rely on members’ honesty to ensure everybody makes a fair contribution to supporting our work.  TIA membership fees are based on the size of your organisation. If your turnover is less than $6 million, then your fee is based on the number of staff in your organisation. If your annual turnover is greater than $6 million, then the fees are based on turnover. Fees can be paid by credit card, direct credit, cheque or by a monthly direct debit.

For turnover less than $6 million and employing fewer than 30 staff

Fee Band

Total Staff

Number of membership cards included in fee*

2015/16 Membership Year
Annual membership fee
(exc GST)


Up to 3




















Over 30 (under $6 million turnover)





For turnover greater than $6 million

Fee basis

Number of membership cards included in fee*

2015/16 Membership Year
Annual membership fee
(exc GST)

Turnover $

Up to 20

$260 per million turnover



For Hotels contributing to the hotel data survey

Fee basis

Number of membership cards included in fee*

2015/16 Membership Year
Annual membership fee
(exc GST)

Up to 30 rooms



31 to 50 rooms



More than 50 rooms


$17.65 per room



*Additional membership cards can be ordered for $40 (exc. GST) each.



"TIA membership is invaluable to our organisation and our industry. The marketing opportunities, advice, expertise, research, industry insights and political lobbying on our behalf are such that we could not afford NOT to be members."
Tim Barke, General Manager, Kiwi Discovery & Queenstown Rafting
 Queenstown Rafting

Photo: Queenstown Rafting

Joining TIA is easy

Complete the form via the link below – it’s quick and easy. Or, to discuss TIA membership and the benefits for your operation call us on 0800 TIA HELP (0800 842 4357) or 04 499 0104 or email info@tianz.org.nz

Link to form

“TIA membership is a must for any tourism related venture. The opportunity to have an organisation that ‘has your back’ is invaluable.”
Ian Smith, Co-owner, Waihi Beach TOP 10 Holiday Resort

 Waihi TOP 10 Holiday Park

Photo: Waihi TOP 10 Holiday Park



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