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The Association may distinguish the following categories of members:
1. Business Membership: which is open to businesses active in the tourism industry and
other businesses that are dependable on cruise tourism.
The Business Membership may be subcategorized in:
a. Platinum Business Members US$ 1000 per year
b. Gold Business Members US$ 500 per year
c. Silver Business Members US$ 125 per year
d. Taxi Membership US$ 75 per year
The requirements for the different subcategories of Business Membership is included in
the BCTA Rules and Regulations;
2. Taxi Membership: which is open to taxi drivers with an active taxi permit issued by the
competent authority in the Public Entity of Bonaire.
3. Honorary Members: which are natural persons who have made a special effort for the association.
A membership of the type 1. is only open to a legal entity, such as a Limited Liability Company (in Dutch: naamloze vennootschap (N.V.)), Private Limited Company (in Dutch: besloten vennootschap (B.V.)), foundation, association, regardless of any changes in the legal representation of the member legal entity.
In addition to the members, the association also may have Individual Friends. Individual Friends are those who endorse the objects and activities of the association and who support the association through periodic financial contributions. An Individual Friend can be any natural person of legal age according to the laws of BES and residing in Bonaire. Individual Friends may attend and speak at the General Meeting, but do not have voting rights.
Further requirements for the qualification as member for the different types of Membership and/or as Individual Friend are included in the BCTA Rules and Regulations
The board of the Bonaire Cruise Tourism Association
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