Welcome

To the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA).

– Are you a Tour Guide?

– Or are you looking for a Professional Tour Guide?

The PTGAA have represented and supported Tour Guides, Tour Managers, Site Guides and related occupations since 1991. We offer ongoing professional skills and career development opportunities which can be utilised Australia wide, as well as overseas.

PTGAAs high standards requires all new professional members to gain the highest benchmark for Guides: The Guide of Australia Accreditation (GOA). This quality requirement offers a circle of safety, to the wider Australian Tourism and Incentives industry, and adds great value and peace of mind when using the services of a PTGAA, Guide of Australia Accredited Guide.

Our sought after members are supported to develop and maintain an ongoing high standard of expertise through professional career exercises, mentoring, training modules, and networking opportunities.

To learn more about individual Tour Guides click Here.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for Australian tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).

PTGAA also enjoy strong partner relationships with many tourism associations and other industry stakeholders including the most reputable training providers.

 

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Latest News


Learning Day – Cruise ships and the Cruise ship Industry

Tuesday 23rd October, 2018

9.30am to 3.00pm

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This is a great opportunity for existing members, and anybody who is interested in tour guiding, to network and connect.

Learn how the Cruise Ship segment of the Tourism Industry operates.

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End of Year Celebration!

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Thursday 6th December, 6.30pm  

Dinner and Drinks at Saint & Rogue

 

Classically trained, Head Chef Brendan Cowie and his team call upon over four decades of shared fine dining experience – including Michelin Star holders across Europe, to present an internationally influenced, modern twist on Australian cuisine that celebrates locally sourced produce and quality ingredients.

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‘Walkin Country, Walkin Birrarung’

BOOKED OUT!

‘Walkin Country,

Walkin Birrarung’

Thursday 11th Oct, 2018
10.15 am to 12.30pm

See event invitation for details!

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