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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.

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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Cyprus Training Courses 2013:Last Chance to Book

The 2013 WFTGA Train the Trainer (TtT) and the International Train the Trainer (ITtT) courses are scheduled to be held at the WFTGA Cyprus International Training Center, in cooperation with the University of Cyprus.  Training Courses will be held between

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2013 Conference Delegates create Macau Declaration

A proposal by Member Association Delegates to the 15th WFTGA International Tourist Guide Conference in Macau resulted in the creation of a document to circulate amongst tourist guides, tourism authorities, and those who hire tourist guides. A Committee of Delegates

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WFTGA: Member of UNWTO

The Executive Council of UNWTO agreed at its 90th session in Mombassa, Kenya on 19-21st June 2011  to admit the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations to Affiliate Membership. ” It is with great satisfaction that we welcome the World Federation

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WFTGA President in Central America

Rosalind Newlands (WFTGA President) visited tourist guides in Central America during a cruise on Cunard ship Queen Victoria. She had a meeting with members of the Costa Rica Tourist Guides Association in Puntarenas and then joined a tour with local

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WFTGA Training 2013

CENTRE OF CONTINUING ASSESSMENT AND EDUCATION at UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS together with UNIVERSITY of CYPRUS ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH UNIT (ARU) and WFTGA announce TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE November 11th – 22nd, 2013 Nicosia, Cyprus   Perhaps You: Would like to work

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WFTGA HOT Course in Serbia

WFTGA International Lead Trainer Mary Kemp Clarke and WFTGA International Trainer Ivana Curuvija are delivering the first WFTGA HOT Course in Novi Sad Serbia.

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WFTGA Training 2011

WFTGA  worked in partnership with UNWTO and the Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (An Organisation of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India) to deliver practical tourist guide training for new guides in Amristar Punjab India in May/June 2011 WFTGA Trainers

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WFTGA Training in Greece

The First WFTGA Train the Trainer course was held in Thessaloniki for members of the PanHellenic Tourist Guides Association in November 2011.

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Training in Zanzibar

WFTGA Lead International Trainer Mary Kemp Clarke led a Train the Trainer Course for tourist guides from Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania in October 2011.

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Training in Abu Dhabi

Jenny Oulton WFTGA Senior Trainer is conducting a further two Hands On Guiding Workshops in Abu Dhabi in November 2006. WFTGA Vice President Rosalind Newlands was invited by the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority to advise on the development of a

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WFTGA President Visits India

WFTGA President Rosalind Newlands was welcomed to India by P Asoka President of the Tourist Guides Federation of India. Rosalind was interviewed for the Hindu Newspaper while holidaying on board Swan Hellenic’s MV Minerva

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Guides Training Program in Armenia

Guide Training and Partnership Development for Tourism Associations October 26. The continuing successful cooperation between the Competitive Armenian Private Sector Project (CAPS) and the the USAID-funded Human and Institutional Capacity Development project implemented by AED resulted in another jointly-organized project

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