Membership

Benefits

Ser parte de un grupo de empresas organizadas, que tienen objetivos comunes y por ende obtienen mejores resultados para lograr el desarrollo de un turismo sostenible.

Promover el país en el exterior y las actividades relacionadas con sus asociados.

Realizar actos promocionales, publicitarios y comerciales que  acerquen sus asociados a los mayoristas y agentes de viajes extranjeros compradores de servicios en nuestro país.

Work together with our associate members to obtain the best working conditions and improve business relationships with them.

Represent its associates before trade union entities, professionals, official, national authorities, and other related organizations.

Participate in international events in which similar entities participate.

Carry out any other activity of interest to its associates.

Free publication as an affiliated member on our Website and in our Tourist Excursion Guide, which is distributed by all international tourist promotion offices.

Requisites

To be considered as a receptive tourism operating agency and to prove that it has exercised this function for a minimum time of one (1) year.

Send a letter requesting admission addressed to the Board of Directors of OPETUR together with the duly completed registration form, attaching a copy of the official license issued by the Ministry of Tourism.

Attach three (3) letters of recommendation from three hotels with which you work regularly, certifying the operations you carry out with them.

Attach 2 or 3 letters of recommendations from your International Tour Operator clients.

Attach 2 or 3 references of suppliers of excursions or carriers, including contact name, telephone, fax and e-mail.

The Board of Directors will review the above documents and will submit to all its members the request to join the organization. If there is no objection, admission as a member will be approved and ratified at the next general meeting.

If admission is approved, the new member must pay the sum of RD$6,000.00, as a registration fee to OPETUR.

Each member must pay a quarterly membership fee as follows: for each Branch RD$4,500.00.

For a tour operator to request re-entry to Opetur, 1 year must have passed after the resignation and the re-entry must be notified before processing it.

For a tour operator to re-enter Opetur membership, they must pay a re-entry fee of RD$8,000.00.