WFTGA 1985-2015 - 30 Years Guiding World Heritage & Culture:
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18th WFTGA Convention Tbilisi Georgia

21-27 January 2019

International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector

Only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, representatives from various tourism industries and beyond have joined UNWTO to support the celebrations of this important event.

International Tourist Guide Day 2017

International Tourist Guide Day: 21st February 2017: Message from WFTGA EXBO

Attraction
WFTGA Cyprus International Training Center 2017 Course Open for Registration

WFTGA will run TRAIN THE TRAINER and INTERNATIONAL TRAIN THE TRAINER courses from 6th – 18th November 2017, at the WFTGA Cyprus International Training Centre, in collaboration with the University of Cyprus – Centre for Life Long Learning, Assessment and Development (K.EP.E.A.A.).

Cyprus Tourist Guides Association (CTGA) acts as

Armenia ITC To Host Russian-language WFTGA Train the Trainer Course

NEW TRAINING

Train the Trainer for Russian-speaking Guides

Yerevan Training Centre, Armenia begins November 23, 2017

18th WFTGA Convention Tbilisi Georgia

21-27 January 2019

"Slay Your Meetings Dragon" a Featured Session at ICCA's 2017 AMP

More than 150 participants (associations, destination authorities and tourism providers) from over 50 countries attended the 2017 ICCA (International Congress and Convention Association) AMP in Fukuoka, Japan this June.

WFTGA is a member of ICCA and our Vice President / Acting Secretary Esther Banike was a hosted guest and table discussion leader for the

Guidelines Internation@l March/April 2017

Guidelines Internation@l March/April 2017

1st International Western Silk Road Workshop

Ivana Curuvija WFTGA Lead International Trainer presents at 1st International Western Silk Road Workshop

International Year for Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017 garners support from the sector

Only few weeks ahead of the official launch of the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development 2017, set to take place on the 18 of January 2017 in Madrid, Spain, representatives from various tourism industries and beyond have joined UNWTO to support the celebrations of this important event.

WFTGA Cultour Card Partners

The WFTGA Cultour Card Partner Programme has received a warm and enthusiastic welcome from tourist guides' partners in the industry e.g. museums, attractions, historic sites. Cultour Card Partners give preferential access to WFTGA members who in return promote the partners' businesses to their visitors.

International Tourist Guide Day 2017

International Tourist Guide Day: 21st February 2017: Message from WFTGA EXBO

WFTGA Executive Board 2017-2019

Left to Right: Mary Kemp Clarke Vice President (UK); Stephen McAuley (Australia); Ruby Roy (Canada); Mohsen Hajisaeid (Iran); Esther Banike Vice President (USA); Alushca Ritichie President (South Africa).

EXBO Communications Corner

One More Person.....One More Thing

The Power of.....YOU!

By Esther Banike, WFTGA Executive Board Vice President

WFTGA's Executive Board sponsor-paid participation at major tourism trade shows provides crucial research for future WFTGA conventions. At the same time, we are able to connect exhibitors to our members and inform them about the value of qualified professional tourist guides - and sometimes they connect us to

Guideapedia/Find A Licensed or Qualified Tourist Guide

Guideapedia gives more information about each WFTGA Full Member’s association and country including training, qualifications and licensing and how to find a qualified or licensed guide.

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