Turkish Colleagues have launched a new magazine: Crossroads

In order to increase the image of tourist guides we had decided to publish a very prestigious magazine. It is out now. Its name is Crossroads. It is a bilingual magazine (English and Turkish). It consists of 100 pages, high quality material, photos etc. The circulation is 30.000 copies. We mostly...

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UGANDA – Successful Bird Guide Training

For many years, Uganda has suffered from the lack of recognised trained Bird Guides. This made Uganda an unpopular destination to many who would be interested in Birding. The Uganda Bird Guides Club, together with Nature Uganda and Uganda Breweries Ltd. Has been working on overcoming this long-time...

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WFTGA 1985-2007…. 22 Years of Excellence

Dear Colleagues Worldwide, Travel and Tourism Industry Partners, We would like to introduce the new Executive Board of the WFTGA whom you will be hearing quite a bit from in the coming years. WFTGA 1985-2007…. 22 Years of Excellence At the 12th WFTGA Convention in Cairo the following EXBO was...

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ARGENTINA – Happy Hour brings together stakeholders

AGUITBA, the Tourist Guide Association of Buenos Aires, recently organised a Happy Hour for members of the tourism industry. For the first time in the history of the Association, this event brought together not only the guides but also other stakeholders in tourism, such as agencies, the representatives...

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9TH WFTGA CONVENTION IN SCOTLAND 2003

The Convention was a big success and congratulations are due to all the members of STGA who worked long and hard and came up with so many wonderful ideas. The final dinner at Stirling Castle was a truly inspiring occasion and much appreciated by all participants. We should particularly thank Ros Newlands...

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National workshop in Indonesia

On October 4-6, the Indonesian Tourist Guide Association arranged its 6th National Workshop, which was attended by 150 members from all over Indonesia. They discussed about the standards of competence of tourist guides, and the program and courses in 2004. KC Tan, the former president of Tourist Guides...

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