We lost former WFTGA Secretary: Margrit Klimscha

Margrit Klimscha (May 15, 1927 – July 31, 2005) Margrit Klimscha was a founding member of the Vienna Guide service in 1975. Within the Vienna Chamber of Commerce she fought relentlessly for the professional interests of tourist guides. In 1985 she represented Austria at the first Convention...

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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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