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URGENT: SPAM ALERT – Beware of Impersonation Emails   We would like to bring to your attention an important matter concerning your online safety and security. It has come to our notice that there is an ongoing spam campaign involving fraudulent emails impersonating the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) board members.   These […]

Global Tea Chat – August 2023

Global Tea Chats are informal, on-line conversations amongst tourist guides, friends and colleagues hosted by WFTGA President – Alushca Ritchie. This informal chat takes place during regular intervals throughout the year as a check-in with you – our member. No need to register – links are shared on our social media platforms. Whether you are […]

International Friendship Day

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The International Day of Friendship was proclaimed in 2011 by the UN General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. The WFTGA Logo demonstrates these ‘hands of friendship’ stretched across the globe. Happy International Day of Friendship (30th July) to all our […]

New Year Message

2023 has arrived and we would like to take this opportunity to sincerely wish you all the very best for the New Year. Each year is a gift that holds hope for new adventures. Over the past 12 months we have focused largely on the recovery of the Tourism and Tourist Guiding sectors. Moving forward […]

Join us this week for the 2022 Association Journeys!

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Join us this week for the 2022 Association Journeys!  These presentations are an opportunity for our members to share their success stories, challenges and their future plans. Now in its third year, the Journeys have proven to be a wonderful platform to learn from others and share news that traditionally is shared in the format of […]

WFTGA Train the Trainer Course – last chance to apply

There are only a few places left for our in-person Train the Trainer Course at the WFTGA International Training Centre in Cyprus – course dates: 13 to 26 Nov 2022. Applications close on Mon 15 Aug. Find our more and apply here and now   Participating in a WFTGA Course at our Training Centres is a […]

One month to go …

Applications for the WFTGA Train the Trainer Course at the International Training Centre in Cyprus will close on 15 August. You have one month to submit your application for joining the WFTGA family for this intensive and rewarding course – ‘Many friendships are born at the WFTGA ITCs’.  click here to find out more

Virtual Members Meetings May 2022

Dear Members We have a new round of . If you have not received your invitation please email [email protected] The All important dates are below.  All times are Central European Time (Vienna) Schedule 10th May Tuesday at 09:15hrs South East Asia and Oceania 11th May Wednesday at 16:15hrs North and South America 12th May Thursday […]

In-person WFTGA Training Courses are back

After a break of 2 years we are delighted to again offer in-person training courses at the WFTGA International Training Centre in Cyprus.  Train the Trainer Course – 13 to 27 Nov 2022 International Train the Trainer Course – 13 to 27 Nov 2022 (fully subscribed) departure on Mon 28 Nov 2022 The Train the […]