Welcome to the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia (PTGAA), established in 1991 to represent Australian tour guides and tour managers.

The PTGAA provides the Tourism and Incentives industry with professionally trained, reliable and skilled tour guides and staff.

Our members are supported in developing and maintaining an ongoing high standard of expertise through professional career development, mentoring, training modules, and networking opportunities.

The PTGAA is a founding member of the national peak industry body for all tour guide associations, Guiding Organisations Australia Inc. (GOA).We also enjoy strong partner relationship with a number of Tourism associations and other Industry stakeholders.

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Discovery Learning Day Friday 24 July

PTGAA Learning Discovery Day

The next Discovery Day will be held on Friday 24th July, 2015 at The Royal Historical Society, 239 A’Beckett Street, Melbourne (next to Queen Vic Market) from 0900-1500 hours.  There are going to be three sessions throughout the day.  Being: Long-Haul Tour Guiding; Indigenous Melbourne and and Update of activities and news of the PTGAA.  Bookings are essential so please contact Bronwyn Wilson artscape@ssc.net.au Cost:  Members: $25.00 and Non Members: 40.00

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Tourism and Travel Summit

Tourism and Travel Summit will be held a Luna Park in Sydney on 18th and 19th of August.

The Tourism and Travel Summit is an event like no other – a unique opportunity that congregates an esteemed gathering of stakeholders in the tourism industry.

This is your guide to tourism and travel, a strategic event devoted entirely to the macro issues in the sector that is crafted exclusively for and delivered by key influencers in the industry.

 Hear the latest thinking on what the market conditions will be for Tourism
 Acquire actionable insights for your tourism business in a changed & consumer-led world
 Gain exposure to new strategic concepts, companies and thought-leaders from tourism
 Hear forward insight on consumer trends and travel imperatives
 Engage your entire industry in one place at one time
 Network in the ideal executive environment where CEOs talk to CEOs
 Balance working and learning in an a productive, executive environment
 Determine the season ahead in Tourism

For  more information, programme, details of speakers and for bookings