International Tourist Guides Day 2020

International Tourist Guides Day 2020 (#itgday2020) theme  Sustainable Tourism + Visit Scotand’s Year of Coasts and Waters (#YCW2020) = Beach Clean by our tourist guides across Scotland. Members of the STGA cleaned up beaches on 21st February 2020 for International … Continued

Tourist Guides clean up Scotland

Tourist Guides across Scotland will be cleaning up beaches and other water fronts this Friday (Feb 21) to mark International Tourist Guide Day (#itgday2020) Normally our members do free walking tours and other similar activities for this annual event. But, … Continued

Tours turn to Trees

STGA member gifts every booking made directly with them by donating to have a tree planted for them in Scotland. One of our members, Andrea Middleton, has introduced a wonderful element to her tours. Instead of giving clients a gift … Continued

Scottish Tourist Guides celebrate 60th anniversary

Around 100 members of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association held their annual conference next to Scotland’s newest big attraction in Dundee at the weekend. The association, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, staged the conference in the Discovery … Continued

Scottish Tourism Alliance / Scottish Thistle Awards

STGA attended the Scottish Tourism Alliance events of 2019 As an association our members attend many events over the year to express opinion on tourism related matters and to network. This year the Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) held Scottish Tourism … Continued

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 … Continued

Aberdeen Guide wins Award

Blue Badge tourist guide is Tourism and Hospitality Hero Blue Badge Tourist Guide Elma McMenemy has won the Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards “Tourism and Hospitality Hero 2018” title. She will now go on to represent the region in … Continued

New Scottish Tourist Guides graduation

The Duke of Argyll has presented newly qualified professional Scottish Tourist Guides with their official blue badge. Scotland has 31 new tourist guides to help cater for the growing number of visitors coming north of the border. This week they … Continued

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