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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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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New co-opted ExBo Members

A call was put out to members to apply for co-option onto the Executive Board to assist with the two open positions. There was also an opportunity to apply in assisting with Special Projects and to take part in the WFTGA Mentorship year.  We thank all those who applied! We will be in touch shortly...

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Area Representative Family keeps growing

Our WFTGA Area Representative Family keeps growing! The Area Representatives play a valuable role for WFTGA in assisting us in keeping in contact with our members and Tourist Guides across the globe. We would like to welcome our 5 new Area Representatives to the WFTGA Family. They will be joining...

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Tourist guides worldwide are ready to restart tourism

Participants from almost 90 countries were united in a three-day long virtual conference 4-6 March 2021 arranged by the WFTGA (World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations) – the first of its kind for Tourist Guides by Tourist Guides with the theme “The Future of Tourist Guiding”. The days discussions...

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Presentation on “A Journey Through Serbia”

Big thank you to our ambassador H.E. Đerđ Matković and WFTGA ambassador our colleague Maricar Donato for organizing promotion of the 19th WFTGA conventintion that will be in Novi Sad Serbia in February 2022. Thanks as well to all our colleagues from Washington DC. See you soon in Serbia.

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WFTGA EXBO report

  Please find attached the new WFTGA EXBO report from Alushca Ritchie, covering the period from May 2020 to August 2020.   WFTGA 2019 Feb-May EXBO report  

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Jane Orde Scholarship

Applications  are now invited for the 18th WFTGA Convention in Tblisi Georgia in January 2019. Applicants must be practising Tourist Guides, who are active in their own tourist guides association and who come  from countries in the World Bank Tiers 3,4 and 5.  The list of eligible countries can be...

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