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18th WFTGA Convention Tbilisi Georgia January 2019:Registration Now Open

21-27 January 2019

International Tourist Guide Day 2018

International Tourist Guide Day: 21st February 2018: Message from WFTGA EXBO

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.

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18th WFTGA Convention Tbilisi Georgia January 2019:Registration Now Open

21-27 January 2019

WFTGA International Training Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus

OUR FORTHCOMING TRAINING

AT THE WFTGA INTERNATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE, NICOSIA, CYPRUS

5th-17th NOVEMBER 2018

Jane Orde Scholarship 2019

Applications are invited for Jane Orde Scholarships for the 18th WFTGA Convention in Tiblisi Georgia in January 2019

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).

WFTGA Brochure 2018

About WFTGA

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.

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

Steve’s Story - as told by EXBO Member and WFTGA Head of Training, Steve McAuley

How did someone from a little fishing, quarrying and dairy farming town south of Sydney, Australia, end up as the Head of Training for WFTGA?

Steve grew up in a little town called Kiama, Australia, moved to Sydney to study pharmacy at university (Steve says he thought he would look good in a white coat) but

International Tourist Guide Day 2018

International Tourist Guide Day: 21st February 2018: Message from WFTGA EXBO

Guidelines Internation@l November 2017

Guidelines Internation@l November 2017

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.

1st International Western Silk Road Workshop

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

"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