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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
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
TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE: WFTGA International Training Centre: Cyprus The latest WFTGA Train the Trainer Course in Cyprus took place from May 20th 2012 – June 2nd 2012. Participants came from Australia, Austria, Cyprus, Greece, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore,Thailand ,
WFTGA President Rosalind Newlands was an official speaker at the 4th UNAOC Forum in Doha Qatar on Sunday 11th December 2011. Rosalind was part of the official UNWTO Delegation which led a workshop entitled Tourism & Travel: Celbrating Diversiy, Linking
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 supports EN15565 2008, Training and Qualification of Tourist Guides in Europe and EN 13809 2003 which became ENISO 18513 2003 was adopted by WFTGA the 10th Convention, Dunblane, Scotland 2003 Tourist Guide: A person who guides visitors in the
ITGD in Abu Dhabi A Must for Local Citizens and Local Tourism and Travel Industry Partners. Get to Know the Professional Tourist Guides and Your Ambassadors to the world! February 21st. an initiative of WFTGA, the International Tourist Guide Day
Tallinn Guide Association welcomed more than 200 members from 42 countries to the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations Convention in 2011 in Tallinn! The Convention was supported by UNESCO with the keynote speaker M. Herve Barre from UNESCO HQ.
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
United Arab Emirates of Tourist Guides (UAEFTG) were able through the experience and the knowledge of the WFTGA President to solve some pending issues and get some very good recommendation on how to proceed. On 4th of September they will
We are pleased to announce that a group of 16 guides are currently undergoing Hands On Tourist Guiding in the United Arab Emerites with WFTGA Trainer Jenny Oulton assisted by Jasem Zaiton from Dubai who recently took part in our
Iris Barry and Mary Kemp Clarke are conducting the first WFTGA training courses in Brunei, sponsored by Brunei Tourism. Training, during November 2008 will include Hands On Tourist Guiding and Train the Trainer. For more information check the link below http://www.bt.com.bn/en/home_news/2008/11/24/tourist_guides_accredited_internationally
Rosalind Newlands and Govind Agrawal spent three days in Macau on a fact finding mission. We visited potential hotels and enjoyed fabulous Macanese food and hospitality. The programme will include pre and post tours to Hong Kong and a post
In 1989, at its 3rd Convention the WORLD FEDERATION OF TOURIST GUIDE ASSOCIATIONS decided in Cyprus that the 21st of February shall be instituted as the “INTERNATIONAL TOURIST GUIDE DAY”, commemorating the foundation of its own organization back in 1985
Uganda Tourist Guides celebreated the International Tourist Guide Day on Saturday 22nd April, 2006. Two major activities were carried out. Bird watching with young birders, and launching a cultural walk in the city. At the end of the birding activity,
Victor Leal, our colleague from Gautemala and our Area Representative for the Spanish speaking Americas has passed away.
VICTOR LEAL ESTIVEZ Born in Guatemala, he was a free lance tourist guide since 1978. At the end of his regular High School, he began tourism studies at Guatemala private school for Tourist Guides getting a degree in 1977. In
European Standardisation Committee (CEN) Photos in Cyprus Tourist Guides of 10 European countries celebrated the 21st February 2006 in Cyprus by having the meeting of the European Standardisation Committee (CEN) for the standardisation of “Tourist Guide Services”.
On the occasion of celebrating the International Tourist Guide Day, the tourist guides of the Association of Dodecanese based in Rhodes, presented a new DVD about Rhodes island, in the presence of the head of Prefecture of Dodecanese, Mr. Mahairidis,
The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) joined the world in celebrating the International Tour Guides Day. The Training Solution department organized a reception at the Nad Al Sheba Club House to recognize and honour the work of