Royal Recognition

Wednesday – February 11, 2004 – Tom Hooper, FEG’s ExCo Member is honoured by Queen Elizabeth II, with an MBE (Member of the British Empire). Tom has played a key role through the foundation of tourist guiding institute in the UK. He was working in conjunction as joint President with...

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WFTGA and GREEN GLOBE

The Executive Board and its representatives attend trade fairs, present papers at conferences and conventions, lobby government departments to promote the cause of professional guides, and seek co-operation with other stakeholders in the tourism industry. Recently, WFTGA and GREEN GLOBE 21 have signed...

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Announces new regulations for using licensed guides

CONSUMER AFFAIRS ANNOUNCES OUT-OF-TOWN TOUR COMPANIES NOW REQUIRED TO USE ONLY LICENSED TOUR GUIDES DCA to List All Licensed Tour Guides Online, Giving Special Recognition to Guides with Exemplary Scores on New Licensing Exam New York City Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Gretchen Dykstra...

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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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