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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.

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.

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).

Europe’s Tourist Guides Want ‘Free Tours’ to Stop

Tourist guides and their associations across Europe are up in arms over the latest free city tours trend, which they claim is posing a threat to their profession.

16th FEG AGM & European Tourist Guide Meeting

The 16th FEG Annual General Meeting & European Tourist Guide Meeting will take place in Berlin from the 18th to the 23rd of November 2014, organised by the FEG member, the German Tourist Guide Federation (BVGD).

FEG Launches New Portal Promoting Qualified Tourist Guides

A new web portal is now available for travel agents, tour operators, schools, enterprises and individuals that are looking for private tailor-made guided tours by qualified tourist guides.
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Travelers Asked To Nominate Their Favorite “Fair Deal” Tour 2013

The European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) is re-launching its tourism awards this spring to promote tours that offer a fair deal.
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European Federation Of Tourist Guide Associations Responds To Greek Tourism Minister

GTP Headlines received the following letter from the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (FEG) in response to the recent article on the Greek Government’s plans to revise the tourist guide profession in Greece.