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WFTGA Training Brochure 2017 for Cyprus


  • Tourist Guide Training Programmes: Design, Implementation (National and Regional level),
  • Refresher courses for Tourist Guides: Design, Implementation (National and Regional level).

Training and Support

  • Tourist guide training,
  • Train the Trainer,
  • Training continuity and evaluations.


Our trainers are active tourist guides who bring their own individual experience to their training. This experience includes knowledge of:

  • The industry in general,
  • Tour operator's requirements,
  • Travellers.

WFTGA trainers are active trainers within their associations and countries. The training they offer is tailored to the special needs of the students including specific cultural expectations. 

Our extensive training programme is unique to the WFTGA and is enriched with many other specialised topics designed by our trainers from their field of specialization. 

  • 12 day Train the Trainer (TtT)
  • 7 Day Hands On Tourist Guiding (HOT)
  • Cruise Guide Training (CGT)

Courses are  held at our International Training Centre in Nicosia Cyprus, Yerevan Armenia, and on location worldwide. Hands on Guiding course is suitable for guides who would like to improve then skills and the Train the Trainer course is for guides who would like to work as guide trainers and for those who are already working as guide trainers and would like to improve their skills. Cruise Guide Training is for guides who work with the Cruise Industry. Cruise Guide Training Online is available to WFTGA members.