PTGAA’s Mission:

“To represent, educate and support guides so that they can

 provide world class service to the tourism industry”

Why use a PTGAA Guide?

Guides are the all important ‘face of the tourism industry’. They have the most direct contact with visitors and are in a great position to positively influence how guests – both international and domestic – feel about Australia and the services they receive.

  • PTGAA guides have a great level of expertise, knowledge and a variety of specialised skills
  • Professional development opportunities are available to PTGAA members ensuring continued education and upgrading of skills.
  • Guides are able to assist businesses Australia-wide with guides fluent in many different languages and licensed across many skills.
  • The professional services of a PTGAA tour guide can assist in growth of your business.
  • Impressed customers and guests will provide your business with positive feedback.
  • Which lead to more referrals and increased opportunities and more business growth.
  • All PTGAA guides are required to maintain Level II First Aid plus CPR
  • All PTGAA guides must be covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance to the value of minimum $10m (and most have insurance to $20m).
  • When using a professional tour guide, your business can enjoy peace of mind, knowing your assignment is in the most capable of hands.

A great guide is worth their weight in gold!

Services might include:

  • Domestic and international tour assistance
  • Meetings, incentives, conferences & exhibitions and events
  • Arrival and departure assistance
  • Both day and extended touring
  • Local orientation services (familiarisations & agent assistance)
  • City sights & walks
  • Attractions or site visits
  • Special interest tours
  • Language guides, who can offer additional interpretive oral and written services including Auslan, the language of the Australian deaf community.

Special Interest Areas

Special interests may include areas of:

Culture,  Heritage,  Nature,  Wildlife,  Eco-tourism,  Adventure tourism,  Art, Music, Indigenous tourism, LGQBT tourism, gastronomy and wine, science and engineering etc

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Certificate IV in Tour Guiding – Holmesglen Institute

A certificate IV course in Tour Guiding will be conducted at Holmesglen Institute

Commencing July 30, 2018

For more information, please contact contact Nicolas Bottiglieri directly at nicolas.bottiglieri@holmesglen.edu.au


PTGAA Learning Day


ACMI Tour & Wonderland Exhibition


Federation Square Tour

Tuesday 29th May 11.00am – 2.30pm

Lunch in between at own cost

ACMI @ Fed Square

Cost:    FREE to members

RSVP:   NOW using the RSVP link below


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