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Fiona Sweetman/Hidden Secrets Tours

Fiona Sweetman/Hidden Secrets Tours

Innovator in niche tourism and contemporary walking tours of Melbourne City Centre

Fiona has been guiding in Melbourne city center for over 11years, and with a diverse back ground in small business, travel, local politics and fashion design, her insights of the modern Melbourne are exciting. With a small team, Fiona operates Hidden Secrets Tours - walking tours that specialise in the city center of Melbourne and its laneways and local artisans

03 9663 3358
+61447868788
English, French
Conference & Convention Services, Full Commentary, Mentoring, Special Interest Tours, Tour Guide, Tour Itineraries, Tour Organisation, Training, VIP & Corporate Assist, Walking Tours
Car
Cities, Culture & Arts, Food, Heritage, Melbourne, VIC
PTGAA
Victoria

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PTGAA Learning Day 21st April

Our first 2017 Learning Day is shaping up to be a corker so lock in Friday 21st April now. The day will run from 9:30 am until 3pm and will be held at the Royal Historical Society of Victoria’s HQ at 239 A’Beckett St, Melbourne.

The program includes

  • Fiona Sweetman, Founder and CEO of the very successful Hidden Secrets Tours, will talk about the structure of the Tourism Industry and how jobs for guides come about. Fiona will also cover how to improve your marketing.
  • Travellers Aid will be telling us all about their long-standing organisation – one of Melbourne’s little known resources which can be the ace up every tour guide’s sleeve.
  • Metro Rail will be outlining the work over the next 9 years in central Melbourne as they start to tunnel under Melbourne to create our next underground rail service. The logistics of this huge project are fascinating and the work will impact on tour guiding in Melbourne for many years.
  • Also an update on all things to do with membership of PTGAA.

And don’t forget that the RHSV’s exhibition Remembering the ‘Burbs: 1850-1960 will be available for you to check out during the lunch hour or after the Learning Day.

Cost which includes lunch and morning tea:

Members $35

Non-members $45.

To RSVP please email our Professional Development Officer, Bronwyn Wilson on pdofficer@ptgaa.com.au

And transfer your payment to the PTGAA bank account:

Bank Account Details:

Westpac

BSB                 033086

Account No     152048

 

Certificate 111 in Tour Guiding- Holmesglen

Holmesglen Institute will again be conducting this popular course at their City Campus.

The course will start on 31 January and run until March 16.  It will be held on Tuesday & Thursday evenings and four Saturdays.  The cost is around $1300 plus activity fees or only about $200 plus activity fees if one has a health card.

For course detail

http://www.holmesglen.edu.au/search?q=tour+guiding