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Wednesday, February 21, 2018, is International Tourist Guide Day

Tuesday, February 20, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Russ Norfleet

Annually on February 21, the World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) celebrates International Tourist Guide Day to highlight the role tourist guides play in the tourism industry. Events and activities are held by member associations to showcase the skills and professionalism of tourist guides. Member associations encourage their members to participate in training and educational events to grow their skills and be the best in their profession.

The Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC is a member of the WFTGA. Guild membership consists of tour guides, Affiliate members, and Friends. Tour guides show tourists around places of interest in the Washington, DC area. Affiliate members organize tours and bring groups to Washington, DC. Friends offer services to the tourism industry and promote and enhance Washington, DC as a tour destination. Guild members work together to provide tourists to Washington, DC with wonderful tour experiences.

Guild guides are experienced in providing customized tours of the historic, cultural, and natural attractions of the Washington, DC area for groups, families, and individuals. Guild guides can guide tours in many different languages. Whether you want a tour of monuments, memorials, the White House, U.S. Capitol, Washington National Cathedral, Arlington National Cemetery, Mt. Vernon, Old Town Alexandria, DC neighborhoods, parks, African American history sites, Civil War sites, or a specialty tour, you can find a Guild guide that is just right for you.

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