LTPA is a trade association leading and strengthening Louisiana’s vibrant tourism industry through promotion, education and advocacy on behalf of our members. 

  • Networking opportunities - LTPA connects members with tourism industry professionals from around the state and gives them a forum to discuss relevant topics.
  • Advocacy efforts - LTPA communicates our industry’s value as a viable job and revenue-producing industry to legislators. We advocate for the protection of the Louisiana Office of Tourism’s budget and Visitor Enterprise Funds to ensure they are used as intended.
  • Discounted cooperative marketing programs - LTPA is able to negotiate the best advertising rates with a variety of publications because our collective membership has tremendous buying power.
  • Educational training - LTPA gives members access to the best of the industry, with expert speakers at the annual Tourism Summit and online learning opportunities at discounted rates.
  • Travel and trade leads - LTPA staff attends travel and trade shows on behalf of its members and provides them with qualified leads.
  • Great member benefits - LTPA’s additional membership benefits offers members significant savings on office supplies, state-wide press release distribution and much more.