Member Benefits Industry

Tourism Industry Discounts

The industry partnerships the PTGAA fosters and promotes across the Tourism Industry offer numerous business benefits to our members, including industry discounts for the resale of Site tickets, access to unique venues

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Tour Content Info & Resources

The PTGAA promotes collaboration amongst members, Tourism Sites, with members having access to Tour Sheets, content and links to specific information resources

Group Insurance Cover & Benefits

The PTGAA assists Members with cost of business by offering access to our group insurance, complying with all stipulated regulatory and industry requirements. The Cover is underwritten by Lloyds of London and Members can access the insurance either as Sole Traders, Site Guides or as a Business.

PD Professional Development Events

Members of the PTGAA are offered monthly Professional Development and Famils of sites across Melbourne as well as regionally across Victoria. We have just started to expand PDs inter-state into NSW and QLD, and aim to offer such to members nationwide. Most PDs are FOC, with the support of the Tourism Industry which acknowledges the value of professional guides promoting increased ticket sale and awareness of their sites.

Networking & Mentorship

The various networking events throughout the year, culminating in our AGM offer members and prospective new members access to the network, share experiences and learnings. Members include University professors lecturing in Tourism, experts in the area of Architecture and History now working as professional guides.  Mentorship of newcomers to the industry is offered gladly with a view to encourage professionalism in our industry.  Refer to our  “Events” page- we look forward to meeting persons considering joining us at an event open to the public.

Employment

Sourcing and advertising of Professional Tour Guide Members for Touring, Incentive travel, Corporate and Public Event hosting, etc.

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Latest News


End of Year PD & Lunch- Royal Botanical Gardens

Friday 6 December  2019
9:45 am – 2:30pm

The PTGAA cordially invites all Members to our 2019 end of year function!

Join us for a private walking tour, lunch at the on-site Jardin Tan Vietnamese Restaurant (Vue Du Monde Group) and a talk by special Guest, Peter Churchill.

More Info & Book Here

 

PTGAA PD Melbourne Town Hall

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Melbourne Town Hall will host PTGAA Members in groups of 10 on 4 Tours lasting 50 minutes, during the morning of 22 January 2020. Select your preference of 4 entry times when booking your ticket.

Bookings in groups of ten here

 

 

Membership and Insurance Renewal

November 2019 you will be receiving your 2020 insurance declaration to complete and return

December 2019 you will be receiving your PTGAA 2020 membership renewal invoice