Why join AEN?
We are all Asians that share the similar sets of identity. We understand your needs and situations because we all live in Asia. Let's get together and make collective voices to promote the authentic ecotourism that is catered to our region.
Asia is home to one of the biggest ecotourism destinations. While we identify and praise the 'top-runners' of the industry, we will endeavor to bottom-up the industry not just limited to conserve the environment but also to alleviate poverty, empower communities, educate the youngs, pass on the wisdom of our ancestors, revitalize local economy until smiles are shared upon us all.
Membership and Partnership category and annual fee - we prefer THB to USD to minimize transaction fees - AEN is a not-for-profit business trade association
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*The annual fees are listed in USD, however if you can make the payment in THB with the current exchange rate, it works more favorable for us. Please check with AEN office if you decide to send your membership fee in THB.
*Some developing countries are eligible to join AEN at the discounted fee. According to the World Bank List of Economies, developing countries are low and middle income economies. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for the list of eligible countries.
**For any members wanting to join AEN, AEN has the right to accept or deny the request. AEN will not accept members working or promoting the unsustainable lifestyle, tourism, etc. that do not accord the aims and goals of AEN. According to the Thailand laws, AEN can only have the business membership while others are considered partners that support the mission of AEN.
***Note for credit card payment. We will charge 5% transaction fee on top of the membership fees.
Student Partner - FREE
Benefits: listed (only texts) in our annual membership directory and get invitation to participate at AEN members' events, receive internship and mentorship information, job posting, access to pertinent research abstracts, newsletter. Free of charge to students with a letter of support from the current institution. Sign up here!
Professional Partner - THB 3,500
For consultant, architect, marketing expert, community, etc.
Benefits: listed (only texts) in our annual membership directory and get invitation to participate at AEN members' events, newsletter, receive professional advices, opportunity to participate in AEN and other ecotourism projects
Government/Institutional Partner - THB 9,000
For any government agency (local, regional/ state/province, national), Universities and technical colleges, tourism commission, association, DMO, etc.
Benefits: list a member logo and texts on the membership directory, unlimited postage on Facebook page as long as they meet the guidelines, and get invitation to participate any AEN members' events, newsletter, opportunity to promote at AEN events, discount on functions
NGO’s and Civil Society Partner - FOC or THB 3,500
For Tourism, Conservation, Landcare, Community tourism Not-for-profit Organiztions, etc - FOC based on a reciprocal membership or partnership arrangement.
Benefits: list a member logo and texts on the membership directory, unlimited postage on Facebook page as long as they meet the guidelines, and get invitation to participate any AEN members' events, newsletter, opportunity to promote at AEN events, discount on functions. Organize GSTC training and ecotourism training at a discounted rate.
Business Member - THB 7,000
Benefits: B2B opportunities like participation to travel marts, list a logo and texts on the membership directory, unlimited postage on Facebook page as long as you meet the guidelines, invitation to participate at AEN members' events. This is the only 'MEMBER' category while others are partners.
Decide which category you would like to join AEN with. Notify us your name, email address, and membership category.
Know the membership fee. In developing countries, see below if you are eligible for at a discounted rate.
Go to the bank that deals with an international bank transfer to Thailand. Alternatively, you can pay with your credit card via PayPal by pushing the 'Buy Now' button. (You will need to create your account if you are the first time user)
Make the transfer with the information provided below. (in case of bank transfer)
Keep the copy of the transaction for your reference. If you do not hear from us the confirmation of money transfer after 10 working days, kindly write us.
Siam Commercial Bank Public Company Limited
Tesco Lotus Fortune Town Branch
Account no. 240-243901-9
Saving Account Name : Trade Association of Asia Ecotourism Network
Bank address: 2 nd FL.,TESCO LOTUS FORTUNE, 7 Ratchadaphisek Road, Dindaeng Sub District, Din Daeng District, Bangkok 10400
Beneficiary Address : 594/6 Asok Dindaeng Road, Dindaeng District, Bangkok 10400, Thailand
Tel: 0-2246-1610, 0-2246-1613, 0-2247-9232 Fax: 0-2246-0104
*The list of eligible countries in Asia Pacific for discounted AEN membership fees
East Asia and Pacific: Cambodia, Korea, Dem. Rep., Indonesia, Kiribati, Lao PDR, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Vanuatu, Vietnam
South Asia: Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
It is crucial that you identify yourself if you are joining us. Click the button below that links an external Google Form or send your contact information to AEN office! THANK YOU!