Macau

What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

High School

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

No, Only Qualification.

Who is responsible for certification?: 

IFT

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Yes, 3 months,
Theory 180 hours, Practical 18 hours by Institute of Tourism Studies.

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
50-60
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
30
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Each Guide negotiates own fees.

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding, Late Payments, Low Fees, No Social Security.

Entry prepared by: 
Macau Tourist Guide Association
Disclaimer: This entry is not intended to be a comprehensive guide. Neither the WFTGA nor the Member Association is responsible for any errors, omissions or opinions expressed by the contributing author.
Updated on: 09/11/12

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