Hybrid world association meeting from 7.-10. February in Madrid

The World Association of Guides (WFTGA) conference is normally held every 2 years. Last year the conference was postponed due to Corona. Unfortunately, it cannot take place in Serbia as originally planned this year either. The board decided at short notice to hold a hybrid event in Madrid. From February 7th to 10th there is […]

virtual 19th Bavarian tour guide day from Tegernsee

The winter months are always a good opportunity to exchange ideas with tour guides from all over Bavaria. However, due to the current situation and after a forced break of one year, the organizers of the Bavarian Tourist Guide Day have opted for a virtual format this time. We at Tourismus-Training have made our own […]

Course to become a tourist guide in Austria starts on September 24, 2021

There is a new training course from Tourismus-Training in Austria. A modular, mostly online, practical course with optimal preparation for the proficiency test by experienced lecturers for the theoretical subjects, active guides and former graduates of the last few years, as well as outstanding partners in the tourism industry. Ideally coordinated as a part-time course. […]

Guide Week from 10. – May 11, 2021

The New York Guide Association is organizing a virtual congress for tourist guides: 10+ educational events with 45+ well-known speakers from all over the world of tourism Keynote by Evita Turquoise Robinson, Founder of the Nomadness Travel Tribe and one of the most influential and inspiring women in the travel industry today Opportunity to participate […]

Webinar recording: Guest tours 2021 – Requirements for a new start

This week we were allowed to take care of the technical support of the webinar “Guest tours 2021 – Requirements for a new start” for the BVGD, the Federal Association of Tourist Guides in Germany. It was a very exciting event with top-class speakers. The recording is now online on the BVGD YouTube channel and […]

WFTGA | The virtual conference

In the last few days (and nights) we have been working intensively on the website of the first virtual conference of the WFTGA, the world association of us guest/tourist guides. It’s finally online and you can register: virtual.wftga.com Register now, as there are only a limited number of 500 places and over 400 have already […]

Online congress for guided tours and cultural mediation

February 28, 2021 from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm Due to Covid-19, we all had to focus more on video conferences and online seminars. Therefore, this congress would like to ask the question of how we can use the momentum of digitization to advance digitization around guided tours and cultural mediation even after the pandemic. […]

World day of the tourist guides – a few thoughts about it

Last Sunday, February 21st, was the World Day of Tourist Guides/Tourist Guides. We would like to use this occasion to publish a text by Linz Tourism Director Prof. Georg Steiner. He thinks very critically but future-oriented about our industry. We are currently working with him on a project on the subject of experiences based on […]

free WEBINAR: Into the new age for guided groups

“Change in the Tourism Industry. How can technology help get through these difficult times?” The discussion fields of city, bus and cruise tourism are particularly exciting for guest and tourist guides. Our Managing Director Sebastian Frankenberger will discuss as a panelist and representative of DonauGuides GmbH together with Urlich Berger (Founder & CEO Guiding Group), […]