Visit NWGA Membership Details

Current Officers

Matthew Cole
Riverwalk Shops of McCaysville

1st Vice President
Sandy White
Alliance for Dade

2nd Vice President

Kristi Kent
Georgia’s Rome Office of Tourism

Debby Long
Dalton CVB

Immediate Past President
Janet Cochran
Georgia Center for Rural Prosperity and Innovation aka Georgia’s Rural Center


Current Member List

View 2023 Directory of Association Members

Visit Northwest Georgia – Historic High Country Travel Association (HHCTA)
Become a Member Now

Let us help you promote your Northwest Georgia destination. This member supported website shares all the wonderful things to see and do in Northwest Georgia. Join the Northwest Georgia Travel Association and take advantage of all the promotional opportunities shared by our members, including co-op advertising, networking, and education opportunities.

Who Should Join?

Inns, CVBs, Visitor Centers, Cabins, Motels, B&Bs, Utilities, Marinas, Festivals, Retailers, Museums, Recreational Outfitters and Guides, Chambers, Gift Shops, Attractions, Restaurants, Art Galleries, Golf Courses, Campgrounds, Hotels, Resorts, Antique Shops, Tour Operators, and more.

Membership Benefits

  • Networking and educational opportunities with regional and state tourism professionals at monthly meetings and annual conferences including Tourism Hospitality and Arts Day at the Capitol, Winter Chautauqua and the Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference
  • Listing with description on and HHCTA brochure
  • Lead share and follow up
  • Exposure on social media
  • Connection to Explore Georgia state tourism resources via Georgia’s consumer and tourism industry websites
  • Cooperative advertising and marketing opportunities

Membership Requirements and Annual Dues
Must be located within the 17 county HHCTA region (Bartow, Carroll, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker, Whitfield) or be a member in good standing of your own regional travel association.

–> Membership dues are $160 per calendar year, January – December. ($150 plus $10 scholarship donation)

The Historic High Country Travel Association is comprised of travel professionals, attractions, accommodations and other travel industry affiliates in the 17-county area of Northwest Georgia known as the Historic High Country.

Our purpose is to promote travel and tourism in northwest Georgia by cooperatively engaging in tourist-related programs designed to benefit the region’s tourism economy, and to work in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Economic Development toward the accomplishment of that purpose.

Benefits of Membership

  • Cost savings in co-op advertising opportunities with lead sharing
  • Participation in the Historic High Country visitor guide with a 10,000 + distribution at visitor centers
  • Representation at media events, trade shows and public events that promote our region
  • Resources to support marketing, lobbying and public relations
  • Display listings on the Historic High Country Website
  • Opportunities to submit content for Historic High Country blog and social media platforms
  • Monthly meetings that inform our industry in a variety of ways including special guest speakers, FAM tours, updates on marketing opportunities, educational opportunities, and networking
  • Participation in products developed for our region including regional tours and destination guides

Why you should Become a Member

Visit NWGA Membership Application

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