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Tour Service: airlines, destination cruise lines, destination rail lines, ferry service
Local Receptive Operator: packages an area or a product specific to an area, e.g. Branson, Myrtle Beach, Ottawa, Niagara Falls and sells to Tour Operators.
Travel Industry (Supplier): Any organization that is an accommodation, attraction, food service provider, destination marketing organization, retailer or tour service provider.
At OMCA, we specialize in introducing suppliers to leaders in the group travel industry. Our annual conference and marketplace gives you the perfect opportunity to meet potential clients face-to-face and network directly with operators looking to buy. Plus, our easy-to-navigate website and informative publications provide everything you need to understand the group travel industry. No wonder suppliers think of us as the perfect matchmaker.
Every new or returning supplier member is subject to a $160 activation fee. This fee does not appear on renewal invoices.
Membership fees for a calendar year (Jan-Dec) are as follows:
Individual Property (e.g. hotel) $435
Management Group $685
National Chain $900
One to Five Stores $435
Six Stores or More $685
TOURIST / CONVENTION BUREAU
Destination Marketing Organization $475
Under 750,000 Admissions $435
750,001 to 1,000,000 Admissions $545
Over 1,000,000 Admissions $810
FOOD SERVICE ORGANIZATION
Individual Restaurant $435
National or Regional Chain $685
TOUR SERVICES $435
LOCAL RECEPTIVE OPERATOR $435
Examples include but are not limited to the following.
Build your business with face-to face appointments and networking opportunities at annual events. Develop important contacts and business relationships as OMCA serves as your industry conduit to tour operators, bus operators and suppliers across North America.
Keep up to date with travel- and tour-related information, the most current industry regulations and expert advice that will help you get the most out of your business. Save time and hassle by letting OMCA do the industry research and source what’s relevant so you can concentrate on your business.
Benefit from industry representation as OMCA advocates and promotes the motor coach travel industry by discussing relevant government issues.
Benefit from instruction, training, skills development and education through our informative seminars, webinars and other educational opportunities.
Access and download contact information of all key industry players in our convenient OMCA Membership Directory.
For decades, OMCA has been a strong community of like-minded members who are experienced, talented, helpful, and have a shared loved of the group travel industry. Members are encouraged to reach out to their OMCA peers for help or advice, whether it's one of OMCA's councils, board members, or simply a local member that might have insight on a specific topic. The sense of camaraderie and community found at OMCA is what makes our membership and events invaluable.
OMCA’s website includes a “Find a Bus Operator” tool on our homepage and on our “How to Charter a Coach” page. This tool pulls from current member companies.