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 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
Two members of the Scottish Tourist Guides Association will be representing the country at a major world conference of 300 tourist guides in Tbilisi in Georgia later this month. Edinburgh based Mary Kemp-Clarke is one of two vice presidents of … Continued
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
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
EDINBURGH LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE The team that brought you the sell-out EDINBURGH’S GEORGIAN SHADOWS walking tours last year is back again! Hidden in a corner of your favourite pub or dominating the city skyline lie a … Continued
The History Press has just published The Blue Badge Guide’s Edinburgh Quiz Book, written by our Chairman, John Duncan. This is the latest in a series of such books planned by the History Press, and is a companion volume to … Continued
In the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017, we invite you to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Edinburgh’s fascinating Georgian past. Let us guide you through the dazzling architecture of the New Town and discover more about the famous and eccentric characters who lived there.
Tours are available 24 February 2017 – 25 March 2017.
Scottish Tourist Guides Association’s very own Jane Roy, Alistair Hector, and Sheila Stuart will be conducting free tours in Edinburgh for this year’s Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2016. Organised by the Cockburn Association, Edinburgh Doors Open Day gives residents and visitors alike the chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s architecturally and culturally significant buildings for free!