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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.

The Tourist Guide Profession Loses Two Champions

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely death of two dear friends and colleagues Annie Passot Tomianka (France):  Founder of the Fédération Nationale des Guides Interprétes et Conférenciers (FNGIC 1981) and 30 years on the Executive Board

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WFTGA celebrates 30th Anniversary in Prague

The World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations was founded in 1985.  Founder members Johann Szegö, Rune Lemon, Bertha Maria Major and Felicitas Wressnig (current President) were joined by Past Presidents Titina Loizides, Deborah Androus, Ruby Roy and Rosalind Newlands at

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WFTGA International Convention 2017: Bidders Announced

WFTGA International Convention 2017 Bids Denmark Iran Singapore The Association of Authorized Guides. Iran Federation of Tourist  Guide Association   Society of Tourist Guides Singapore Copenhagen Teheran Singapore Cool Copenhagen Iran: A World With No Borders   Tourist Guides –

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Nadia Battani and Terry Quitevis: Sad News

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of two of our colleagues.  Nadia was a former Vice President of APTG Montreal and her untimely death has shocked her colleagues around the world  Terry was the long term

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International Tourist Guide Day 2014

DEAR MEMBERS, COLLEAGUES, FRIENDS of WFTGA: It is the 25th year we celebrate International Tourist Guide Day around the world and many volunteer for a major celebration in order to promote the profession of the “Area Specific Interpreter”. Many organize

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WFTGA Convention 2015: Sponsorship Opportunities

The 16th WFTGA Convention will take place in Prague in January 2015. There are many opportunities for marketing and sponsorship during the Convention. For enquiries please contact Stanislav Voleman, the Convention Coordinator and Host. Click Here For Details of how you can

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Area Representatives Appointed for 2013-2015

All the 2013-2015 Area Representative appointments have been completed.  Most of our Area Representatives have resumed their duties and are already active in promoting the WFTGA aims and goals. Their contribution and volunteer work is much appreciated by the ExBo

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