Candidate Members are guides who have not yet passed the certification test and can vote.
Certified Members are tour guides who have passed the CTPA certification test and have voting rights.
Friend Members are retired Certified or Candidate Members, or other individuals who do NOT seek employment as guides nor wish to hire guides, but enjoy all other rights, except voting.
Associate Members are organizations that work within the tourism profession or a related profession, that agree to support the goals of the association and have paid current dues (i.e. Destination Management Companies (DMCs), tour operators, bus or transportation companies, museums, shopping malls, or any company that wants to stay in touch with the CTPA membership and events). Associate Members do not have voting rights.
Note: Badges will be printed and mailed in late February, early March.
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