Anne Bottomley from Guiding Organisations Australia (GOA) tells PWF the inaugural conference for tour guides from 25th – 27th August 2008 will be held at Mantra Legends Hotel, Surfers Paradise.
Guiding Organisations Australia (GOA) was established in 2003 as an umbrella body for the individual tour guiding organisations and associations throughout Australia. It is recognised as the peak body for Tour Guides throughout Australia.
GOA strives to improve recognition of tour guides and promote professional development within the industry. It launched a national tour guide accreditation called Guides of Australia in June 2006.
The GOA website brings together knowledge from all sectors of the tourism industry and related fields for the benefit of all tour guides within Australia.
Some information is only available to registered users. To register just enter your own email address and a password of your choice.
You can get the latest tour guiding news with the regular Directions Newsletter.
FYI GOA’s Coming Events lists Australia’s first conference on Green Travel & Climate Change. This is Australia’s first global conference dedicated to Green Travel, Climate Change, and Ecotourism. It will be held in Adelaide and Regional South Australia from 17 – 20 November 2008.
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