Active : shall mean tour operators who are in business of foreign tours and travel for a period of at least one year and have organised foreign trips for tourism / study tours / conferences / conventions / MICE / medical tourism / destination weddings etc. and as per rules framed by Executive Committee from time to time. Application for Active Member shall be recommended by one EC Member and one any other Active Member who has cleared all its dues as on date of recommendation.

Allied : shall mean persons or organizations who are desirous of expanding their base and venture into business of organising and conducting overseas trips. Application for Allied Member shall be recommended by one Active Member and one any other Member who has cleared all its dues as on date of recommendation.

Overseas Members : shall mean persons and organisations having principal office outside India and are in business of conducting outbound travel and tourism.

National Tourism Offices/ Tourism Boards can apply under National Tourism Office category.

Honorary Members : shall mean any person / organisation to whom the Executive Committee of OTOAI decides to confer membership on an honorary basis. These shall be persons / organisations of repute, having expertise in the field of tourism / law / administration / economics / social service / media / business. Honorary Member/s shall not have any voting rights though s/he is entitled to all other privileges available to an Active Member of OTOAI. No entry fee and or subscription fee is chargeable from Honorary Members. The Tenure of Honorary Members shall be subject to renewal from time to time as decided by the Working Group of the Executive Committee of OTOAI.