If you are either a researcher or practitioner with a special interest in tourism, we kindly invite you to become a member of this unique worldwide network. AIEST membership provides:
You may be admitted as a regular member if you produce satisfactory evidence that, within the field of tourism, you :
You may be admitted as a junior member if you are a scientific expert at an early stage of your academic or professional career in the field of tourism according to the requirements for regular members. Junior membership expires after a maximum of five years and entitles the holders to become regular members without any formal application.
AIEST members can apply for Senior Membership the year after their retirement begins and under the following conditions:
An organization may be admitted as an associate member with consultative voice, if it is an organisation or institution which is interested in or committed to the objectives of AIEST. Each associate member, or entity, is entitled to send participants to the Association's annual conference, provided that their representation does not exceed a maximum of three delegates.
A person may be designated as an honorary member, whether or not he or she is a regular member, if they have rendered special services to research or to education within the field of tourism.