Meet us at the WTM London 2021

Welcome to the World Travel Market We bring the travel industry together through world leading events, content and digital tools, which make it easier for you to find personal and business opportunities and do more effective business. We support the growth of your business and the global travel...

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WFTGA mini virtual Conference

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15th September at 15:30 CET (Vienna) Main Guest Speaker: Professor Karen HarrisTopic: “Doubling up Tourism in Times of Trouble: A Covid Survival Strategy” Join us as we explain the purpose and traditions of ‘International Tourist Guide Day’ (celebrated on 21st February of...

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Training Handbook for Silk Road Heritage Guides

They are here! The printed copies of the Training Handbook for Silk Road Heritage Guides have arrived in the WFTGA library. First published in 2016, UNESCO and WFTGA set out to produce a revised and extended edition of this popular handbook, which is used in tourist guide training throughout Central...

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WFTGA Tree – World Environment Day

Around the world the tourist guide community is mindful of World Environment Day – not only on one day, but every day. How do Tourist Guides contribute to the protection of our natural environment? How do we engage in a beneficial way with local communities? Is it possible to earn a living in the...

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Register now for the Convention 2022

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Express your interest to join us in Novi Sad, Serbia in February 2022 by pre-registering. Pre-registration will give you direct access to the Convention Newsletter, the latest news and you will be the first to receive the opportunity to register for the Early Bird registrations and choose your...

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Convention 2022 – Newsletter#5

Vojvodina is a Balkan melting pot, with over 20 nationalities living here. With such cultural diversity comes many celebrations filled with a rainbow of customs all year long. During early spring we have two Easters – one celebrated following Catholic and the other celebrated following Orthodox...

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FOOD TRAVEL TALK!

Access the recording here: https://youtu.be/116v6Qa2XLQ To find our more about the online course visit: https://members.worldfoodtravel.org/courses/culinary-tourist-guide-certification/ WFTGA Tourist Guide members receive a discount! Contact us to find out more [email protected]

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The strong comeback case for hard-hit tourist guides

For tourist guides who have been able to hang on to their jobs, grasp new trends, and buff up on technology, the time to shine is near as travel starts to rebound. Sadly, that’s a smaller group. — Raini Hamdi While tourist guides are among the most decimated professional ranks in tourism during the...

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