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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Associations Journey 2021

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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 reactivation of Tourism and Tourist Guiding in the coming months. It...

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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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WFTGA mini virtual Conference

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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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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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