In-person WFTGA Training Courses are back

After a break of 2 years we are delighted to again offer in-person training courses at the WFTGA International Training Centre in Cyprus.  Train the Trainer Course – 13 to 27 Nov 2022 International Train the Trainer Course – 13 to 27 Nov 2022 (fully subscribed) departure on Mon 28 Nov...

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14 OCTOBER – WORLD STANDARDS DAY

“Shared vision for a better world ~ We want a world that is better, fairer and more sustainable. A world that can be enjoyed today and protected for future generations. The Sustainable Development Goals SDGs) represent a shared vision for peace and prosperity, for people and the planet. Every...

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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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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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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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