WELCOME TO WASHINGTON DC!

WASHINGNTON DC

The National Federation of
Tourist Guide Associations-USA
2016 Conference

January 20-22, 2016

Ellen Malasky, NFTGA-USA Vice President, and the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington DC, welcomed over 80 guides from 11 associations to Washington, DC to discuss issues facing the guiding profession. In addition to presentations from USTravel Association and Destination DC, the conference included discussions on using technology, licensing and professional development, working together, safety and the challenges of the international tourist. A highlight of the conference was an after-hour's trip to the US Capitol, including visiting the floor of the House of Representatives. See volume #1 of the newsletter for a complete description of the conference.