Join the only industry organization that connects all segments of the motorcoach and group travel industry to maximize their offerings to customers and help build their business.
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the Marketplace, where I build new business relationships
and deepen existing relationships with clients, the year-round
educational opportunities, the legislative arm that fights hard for
the entire membership base and the sense of community like none other.
My ABA membership has been a constant for over 12 years in my current
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it gives you the opportunity to knock on the door… by volunteering and getting involved in the organization is where the magic happens”.
– Amanda Thibeau, Director, National Accounts, Aimbridge Hospitality
MOTORCOACH OPERATOR MEMBERSHIP
Motorcoach operators perform a variety of transportation services such as charters, retail tours, scheduled service, sightseeing, local receptive operations, school bus, package express and special operations.
TOUR OPERATOR MEMBERSHIP
Tour operators organize and sell outbound tours for groups and frequently book motorcoaches for their groups. Some also act as receptive operators for their local area, and some own travel agencies.
TRAVEL INDUSTRY MEMBERSHIP
Travel Industry membership is available to travel/tourism/destination marketing organizations, tourism service/transportation companies, accommodations, attractions, and food service companies.
Products/Service Provider membership is available to companies that supply goods and services to the motorcoach and tour operator industry.
Notice: Motorcoach Operator Requirements
Motorcoach/bus operator membership is for private companies that own motorcoaches and perform a variety of transportation services such as charters, retail tours, scheduled service, sightseeing, local receptive operations, school bus, package express and special operations. Some also own travel agencies. Bus operator members must have operating authority from the U.S. Transportation Department or their state or provincial authorities to qualify for membership. If not applicable to that location, then proof of liability insurance is required. All active motorcoach operator members must maintain a satisfactory safety rating in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s SAFER System (safersys.org) in order to continue receiving member benefits.
Bus Operator membership requests are placed in a pending status for 30 days, allowing for comment by ABA operators to insure credibility of the pending operator. After that period, the membership becomes fully active. Membership is valid thru June 30, 2022. Upon renewal the appropriate annual due amount will be charged (see annual dues chart) .
For information on renewals, including rates, click here.
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