Types of membership
Based on the Articles of association there are four classes of membership namely:
- Ordinary (Active) Member – A hotel with a minimum of five (5) rooms and providing sufficient facilities to their guests as determined by the voting members shall be eligible for membership as Ordinary Members or a designated representative engaged on a full-time basis or in executive level in the operations of the hotel.
- Allied Member – Any business providing goods or services to or otherwise engaged in the hotel industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines may be admitted by the Association as an “Allied Member”. The voting members may designate appropriate sub-categories of Allied Members.
- Honorary Member - Any individual who has rendered distinguished services to the Association or to tourism and/or the hotel industry in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines may be admitted by the voting members in a general meeting as an Honorary Member.
- Provisional Hotel Member – Any hotel which is under initial construction and not yet open may be admitted to membership as a “Provisional Hotel Member”, subject to the prior written approval of the Association.