The Association of National Tourist Office Representatives in Korea a (herein after called ANTOR KOREA) is a voluntary non-profitable and non-political association of the representatives of foreign National Tourist Organization. ANTOR KOREA is established for the exchange of views on matters of mutual concern and interest within the travel industry and to further international tourism in every possible way within the framework of Korean law and customs and to develop co-operation with the Associations of National Tourist Representatives (hereinafter called ANTORs) in other countries.
2.1. ACTIVE MEMBER
2.2. ALLIED MEMBER
- Members of commercial firms in Korea appointed to represent foreign National Tourist Organizations.
3. HONORARY MEMBER
The title Honorary Member can be bestowed upon proposal and with the unanimous approval of the Active Members to any person who has contributed in an exceptional manner to the development of international tourism or to the realization of the aims of ANTOR KOREA. The membership of honorary status is purely symbolic and does not imply any role or participation in regular meetings and activities of ANTOR KOREA, not does it confer rights pertaining to such meetings or activities.
4. LIFE MEMBER
The Member who served as Executive Committee Member of ANTOR KOREA for more than ten (10) years is eligible to become a Life Member with the recommendation of the current Executive Committee Members. A Life Member can attend a regular Committee Meeting once a year, without paying fee, as a token of his/her long service to ANTOR KOREA.
5. THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The management of ANTOR KOREA is vested in an Executive Committee which consists of a Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and one additional member. All Active Members are eligible for election to the Executive Committee and a circular will be sent each year thirty days before the Annual General Meeting stipulated in Article 7 inviting nominations among Active Members. In the case of lack of nominations for any Members of Executive Committee, nominations may also be made in the AGM.
However, no Member may serve on the Executive Committee in any one capacity for more than consecutive years.
All Executive Committee Members, except for Secretary, are elected at the Annual General Meeting. Elections will be made on the majority vote of Active Members present consisting of at least 50% of the total membership (this number includes votes by proxy).
The Members of the Executive Committee shall plan the activities of ANTOR KOREA, the number and type of subcommittees and shall appoint the heads of subcommittees, subject to the approval of the membership. The Executive Committee shall prepare the AGM and other meetings, attend to the writing of minutes and their circulation and execute other resolutions agreed by ANTOR KOREA. The Executive Committee has also the right to invite professional assistance within the limits of existing funds.
The Chairman's term of office shall be one year. The Chairman shall preside over the AGM, represent ANTOR KOREA in its external relations and act in accordance with resolutions made at the meetings. A Chairman may not be re-elected sooner than 3 years after last term of office has expired. Should the post of Chairman become vacant, the Vice Chairman shall become interim Chairman until the next general meeting. Nominations for a new Chairman must be received by the Secretary at least one month before the existing Chairman's term of office expires.
7. ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)
The AGM shall consist of all Active Members of ANTOR KOREA. The AGM shall be chaired by the Chairman or in his absence by the Vice Chairman, with the exception of voting procedure, which shall be directed by the Doyen. Members shall be summoned to the AGM in November each year but the Chairman or a group of at least 20% of ANTOR KOREA Active Members may also summon an Extraordinary General Meeting. The AGM shall also elect two auditors, these not being Members of the Committee.
8. ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION
The annual subscription shall be compulsory and in the case of new Members be paid on acceptance of membership. The amount of the annual subscription shall be decided at the AGM on recommendation of the retiring Committee. It shall be paid to the Treasurer within 60 days from the date of the AGM decision and shall cover the period from January 1st to December 31st. The new Committee has the right to amend the proposed annual subscription, subject to approval by an Extraordinary General Meeting.
Resignation must be made in writing to the Chairman.
The Secretary shall summon Members to the AGM no later than three weeks before the date which has been decided at the previous AGM. The letter of summons shall also include the agenda and the names of candidates for election of Executive Committee Members. Each Member may send to the Committee suggestions for the agenda no later than one month before the AGM.
All resolutions shall be decided by an absolute majority of all Active Members present in connection with every proposal which shall be decided by voting. Consideration shall be taken of any Member's special interest with regard to each Member's responsibilities, operational methods, directives from Head Offices or similar
The incoming Executive Committee has the right to appoint subcommittees for preparation and elaboration of special tasks within the framework of its activities, i.e., social, trade relations, public relations, international relations, etc.
13. SPECIAL STATUTES
For certain activities of ANTOR KOREA special Statutes can, if considered necessary, be determined by the AGM in accordance with article 10, and can be included as an appendix to the Statutes.
14. ALTERATION TO STATUTES
The present Statutes shall be valid after ratification at an Extraordinary General Meeting by a majority of Active Members present. All alterations to the Statutes shall be subject to the AGM's decision by 2/3 majority of all Active Members present and voting.
Established in 1992