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Profile of registrant

World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations

Identification number in the register: 66336536137-63
Registration date: 04/07/11 20:05:45

The information on this organisation was last modified on 13/07/14 17:56:09
The date of the last annual update was 13/07/14 17:56:09

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations
Acronym: WFTGA
Legal status: NGO: Non Profit Organisations
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mrs  Felicitas Wressnig
Position: President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mrs  Wilja Siebe
Position: Executive Board Member

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 33/12 Franz-Josefs-Kai 
Vienna 1010
Telephone number: (+431) 5323197
Fax number: (+431) 5323197
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To represent the professional qualified tourist guides worldwide including in Europe. To support and improve the quality, services and standards of tourist guides and to add value to the visitor's expierience. To promote tourist guide training and life-long training, as the main factor for cultural and natural heritage interpretation.
Within the EU we support Area Specific Qualifications as enshrined in EN 13809 and EN 15565.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 7
Complementary information: election during bi-anniel convention. Next convention in January 2015 in Prague, Czech Republic

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

UNESCO and UNWTO Silk Road Initiative for Training within Corridors along this Route.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Communication
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Regional Policy
  • Trans-European Networks


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

UNESCO associate member
UNWTO Affiliate Member

Financial data

Financial year: 11/2012 - 11/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Felicitas Wressnig