International Tourist Guides Day 2019

International Tourist Guides Day 2019 was celebrated by our guides in the Scottish Tourist Guides Association

February 21st is International Tourist Guides Day and it is celebrated by all professionally qualified tourist guides all over the world. Here is a wee snapshot of what our guides got up to here in Scotland

International Tourist Guides Day 2019 Training the Trainer

Some of our guides were in training to become our future guide trainers: Andy Plews, Ross Hendrie, Hugh O’Neill, being trained by up Pat Blain

Several of our trainers were our with the people who have just started the Blue Badge course, we wish them luck on this 2 year course as they start out.  with John Duncan

International Tourist Guides Day 2019 guides in Newhaven, EdinburghInternational Tourist Guides day 2019 guides with Newhaven school








Our Edinburgh guides were in Newhaven keeping themselves up to date. They met a ‘Newhaven Fishwife’ along the way courtesy of Victoia Primary School . Elina Modenova, Jenny Mann, Jane Roy, Helen Benzie, Hugh Salvesen, Nicky Sanderson, Fiona Scott, John Shaw, Norma Allan, Hannah Mackay Tait, Sandra Boothman, Kenneth Bramham, Val Eglinton, Deborah McVittie, Marilyn Hunter, Yoshie Smith, Ilio Hernandez, Mary Kemp Clark,

St Mungo mural in GlasgowInternational Tourist Guides Day 2019 Glasgow Murals near Clutha Vaults depicting Charles Rennie Mackintosh among others







Our Glasgow guides, inc Shauna Ansell went out to learn more about the city’s stunning street art, The Glasgow Murals. Photo taken by Viola Lewis