Membership Categories

The TIC has three types of member, namely Association Member, Ordinary Member and Affiliate Member. There are eight Association Members and about 1,700 member agents with ordinary and affiliate memberships.

Association Members

Each of the eight Association Members under the TIC has their unique characteristics and caters for the specific needs of different markets and travel agents. A travel agent shall join one of the following Association Members prior to joining the TIC:

Hong Kong Association of Travel Agents ( HATA )
Address:Units 502-4, 5/F., Skyway House, North Block, 3 Sham Mong Road, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2869-8624
Fax:(852)2525-0986
Website: http://www.hata.org.hk
The Federation of Hong Kong Chinese Travel Agents ( FHCTA )
Address:1201, Tai Shing Commercial Building, 498 - 500 Nathan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2789-9083
Fax:(852)2789-2476
Website: http://www.fhcta.org.hk
International Chinese Tourist Association ( ICTA )
Address:Room 2104, 21/F, Ho King Commercial Building, 2-16 Fa Yuen Street, Mongkok, Kowloon
Tel:(852)2301-2293
Fax:(852)2369-2398
Website: http://www.icta.org.hk
Society of IATA Passenger Agents ( SIPA )
Address: 17/F, BEA Tower, Millennium City 5, 418 Kwun Tong Road, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2869-8601
Fax:(852)2723-1144
Website: http://www.sipa.org.hk
Hongkong Taiwan Tourist Operators Association ( TTOA )
Address:Flat E, 5/F, Harvest Moon House, 337-339 Nathan Road, Kowloon
Tel:(852)2541-2033
Fax:(852)2541-2668
Hong Kong Association of China Travel Organisers ( HACTO )
Address:4/F, China Travel Building, 77 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2815-8162
Fax:(852)2541-2156
Website: http://www.hacto.com.hk
Hong Kong Outbound Tour Operators' Association ( OTOA )
Address:Rm 1208, 12/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Tel:(852)2388-0167
Fax:(852)2388-0457
Website: http://www.otoa.org.hk
Hongkong Japanese Tour Operators Association ( HJTOA )
Address:Unit 708, 7/F, Tower A, New Mandarin Plaza, 14 Science Museum Road, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
Tel:(852)2312-2888
Fax:(852)2312-2797
Website: http://www.hjtoa.com

Ordinary and Affiliate Members (Travel Agents)

There are two kinds of TIC member agent: Ordinary Member and Affiliate Member. Ordinary Members may conduct any travel and tourism business, and open branch offices. Affiliate Members are not allowed to open branch offices, or to organise or operate an outbound tour. Their business is restricted to booking hotel rooms and air tickets, retailing package tours, and other travel related dealings.

The details of TIC member agents can be found in the Find a Travel Agent section.