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Travel & Tourism industry news by Greek Travel Pages (gtp)

WFTA: Online Culinary Certification for Professional Tourist Guides

The World Food Travel Association (WFTA) is offering the world’s first online, comprehensive Culinary Tourist Guide Certification training programme.

International Tourist Guide Day 2019: Free Guided Tours to All

In celebration of International Tourist Guide Day 2019, Greek qualified tourist guides are introducing guests to interesting cultural sites in various parts of Greece.

Thessaloniki Tour Guide School Set to Take Training to a New Level

The Thessaloniki Tour Guide School is getting ready to open its doors to Greek and Greek-speaking EU and non-EU nationals.

Ministry: Upgrading Greece’s Tourism Training and Education a Priority

The upgrading of the training and education offered to Greek tour guides is among the Tourism Ministry's top priorities.

Crete to Host 20th FEG European Tourist Guides Meeting

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations, during November 20-25, will hold the 20th European Tourist Guides Meeting in Heraklion on Crete.

Efi Kalampoukidou Heads European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations for 2017-2018

Efi Kalampoukidou from Greece has been re-elected as President of the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) Executive Committee for 2017-2018.

UK Advertising Watchdog Cracks Down on Not-so-free Tours

UK Advertising Standards Authority announced measures to curb untrained and unpaid persons from conducting "free" walking tours to unsuspecting visitors, who are often pressured at the end of their trips to give tips.

European Associations In Partnership To Improve Tourist Guiding to Visitors with Disabilities

ENAT and FEG have signed a Partnership Agreement, aiming to improve the skills of professional tourist guides, who guide visitors with disabilities.

Greece’s Efi Kalampoukidou Appointed President of European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG)

The chairman of the Panhellenic Tourist Guide Federation (POXEN), Efi Kalampoukidou, is the new president of the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG).