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Here we regularly publish public news about our association. In the members' area you will find the newsletters for our members' associations, tourist guides and trainers.

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SPAM ALERT!!

URGENT: SPAM ALERT – Beware of Impersonation Emails   We would like to bring to your attention an important matter concerning your online safety and security. It has come to our notice that there is an ongoing spam campaign involving

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Global Tea Chat – August 2023

Global Tea Chats are informal, on-line conversations amongst tourist guides, friends and colleagues hosted by WFTGA President – Alushca Ritchie. This informal chat takes place during regular intervals throughout the year as a check-in with you – our member. No

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International Friendship Day

The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The WFTGA Logo demonstrates these ‘hands of

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New Year Message

2023 has arrived and we would like to take this opportunity to sincerely wish you all the very best for the New Year. Each year is a gift that holds hope for new adventures. Over the past 12 months we

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One month to go …

Applications for the WFTGA Train the Trainer Course at the International Training Centre in Cyprus will close on 15 August. You have one month to submit your application for joining the WFTGA family for this intensive and rewarding course –

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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

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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

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Associations Journey 2021

This is an opportunity for our WFTGA Association Members to share their challenges and success stories following the unprecedented time we have faced this year. Why not use it as a platform to share your goals and projects for the

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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

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WFTGA mini virtual Conference

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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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

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Register now for the Convention 2022

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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The Virtual Conference 2021

Join the WFTGA Virtual Conference Day 2. The Future of Tourist Guiding with Leading Experts. View our programme for more information. Limited Spaces available – Register and Book your ticket now: https://virtual.wftga.org

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Share your Associations 2020 Journey – Part 3

An opportunity for our WFTGA Association Members to share their challenges and success stories during this unprecedented year of the Pandemic. It will be an opportunity and environment to inspire, learn, acknowledge and support one another. Registration and Livestreams:  [events-calendar-templates

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