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Membership

Tropical Coast Tourism Inc. (TCT) is dedicated to supporting sustainable visitor and economic growth of the region and TCT members through a unified approach to destination marketing and assisting in product development and destination promotion. TCT is the official Local Tourism Organisation for the coast region between Cairns and Townsville and is directed by a Board of industry representatives from locations across our region.

TCT works in partnership with other industry organisations including Tourism Tropical North Queensland, Townsville Enterprise Limited, Tourism & Events Queensland and Queensland Tourism Industry Council to align and leverage greater opportunities for TCT and members in marketing, product development and promotion.
By becoming a member of TCT you can increase your business profile, and participate in this region's tourism industry. You become part of a regional industry group that markets throughout Queensland, Australia and the world.

Download TCT Membership Application Form (PDF)

TCT membership categories include;

  • FULL MEMBER: Each must be based or be operating in the Tropical Coast region.
  • EVENTS: Each must be based or be operating in the Tropical Coast region.
  • SUPPORTER: Members can be from any region.
  • FRIENDS: Members can be from any region.

BENEFITS OF TROPICAL COAST TOURISM MEMBERSHIP

FULL MEMBERS ($165.00):

  • Member functions & workshops: invite to member functions*, updates, workshops & information sessions
  • TCT Communications: member newsletters & updates
  • Website listing: a product listed on www.tropicalcoasttourism.com.au (Members can link their Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listings to the website)
  • Brochure displays: display one brochure at each Council supported local visitor information centre in Innisfail, Mission Beach, Tully and Cardwell (1 brochure per membership)***
  • Product promotion: opportunity to participate in relevant subsidised promotions and marketing activities*
  • ATDW $50 discount: save on your Australian Tourism Data Warehouse subscriptions (your ATDW listing can be linked to the TCT website)
  • Regional magazine: opportunity to advertise in the ‘Explore’ magazine*
  • Social Media: opportunity to be promoted on TCT’s social media feeds
  • News Blog: opportunity to promote business and update the TCT network through website blog
  • TTNQ membership: complimentary RTO membership as an Ambassador of Tourism
  • Media & Trade: invite to participate in famils*
  • Voting Rights at AGM: 1 vote per financial Full Membership
  • TCT Board: financial Full Members can nominate for the Board of TCT at the AGM

Supporter ($110.00):

  • Member functions & workshops: invite to member functions*, updates, workshops & information sessions
  • TCT Communications: member newsletters & updates
  • Website listing: a product listed on www.tropicalcoasttourism.com.au (Members can link their Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listings to the website)
  • Brochure displays: display one brochure at each Council supported local visitor information centre in Innisfail, Mission Beach, Tully and Cardwell (1 brochure per membership)***
  • Product promotion: opportunity to participate in relevant subsidised promotions and marketing activities*
  • ATDW $50 discount: save on your Australian Tourism Data Warehouse subscriptions (your ATDW listing can be linked to the TCT website)

ANNUAL EVENTS (NO FEE**):

  • Member functions & workshops: invite to member functions*, updates, workshops & information sessions
  • TCT Communications: member newsletters & updates
  • Website listing: a product listed on www.tropicalcoasttourism.com.au (Members can link their Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) listings to the website)
  • Brochure displays: display one brochure at each Council supported local visitor information centre in Innisfail, Mission Beach, Tully and Cardwell (1 brochure per membership)***
  • Product promotion: opportunity to participate in relevant subsidised promotions and marketing activities*
  • ATDW $50 discount: save on your Australian Tourism Data Warehouse subscriptions (your ATDW listing can be linked to the TCT website)

FRIENDS (NO FEE):

  • Member functions & workshops: invite to member functions*, updates, workshops & information sessions
  • TCT Communications: member newsletters & updates

*Additional costs may apply. Invite when and where possible and relevant
**Events MUST be on ATDW to show on the website 9ATDW is FREE for annual events)
***Brochure display only. Subject to the information centre(s) being open and operational
MEMBERSHIP CONTACT EMAIL: member@tropicalcoasttourism.com.au

Download TCT Membership Application Form (PDF)

 

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