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NEW: Editor Membership, to start the application process, click here 


You can access the Media Membership INSTRUCTIONS here. They will also be readily accessible throughout the application process.

Your application will be based on:

1) Two Letters of Reference
2) Prior Experience
3) Points for Submissions

NEW: Your Editor application will be based on:

1) Two Letters of Reference
2) Prior Experience 
2) Documentation that you are an Editor 
4) Documentation that demonstrates you assign paid travel articles to communicators.

Key Guidelines

1. Two letters of reference must be provided. At least one reference must be from a current TMAC industry member with whom you have worked directly. The other may be from:

  • a travel media professional who is a member of TMAC or another media-accredited association, or:
  • a member of the travel industry profession.

2. You must have been active in the travel industry for the previous two years.
3. For Media Members, you must supply a minimum of five submissions. For books and guidebooks, you will need to supply one submission.
4. You may supply samples of work (words only; images only; both words and images; audio; or video) in any or all of the following Types that meet the minimum criteria: Magazine; Newspaper; Website; Book; Guidebook; Radio; TV; Blog; Vlog; and Podcast.
5. You will receive a maximum of 10 points for each submission. For books and guidebooks, you will receive a maximum of 50 points for each submission.
6. Sponsored content must be identified and will be allocated 25% of the total points.
7. Prospective members who only work within public social platforms (i.e., Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) do not qualify.
8. All submissions must meet the minimum criteria. All submissions will be scored on up to three different criteria. This criteria changes (in some or all cases) by submission type.

Before You Apply

Please review the FAQs and the points table to ensure your submissions meet the minimum criteria.

POINTS TABLE
FAQS

All of this information will be accessible to you online once you start the process.

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