Membership is open to qualified tour directors and guides who pass our certification course. All members must attend ATGA professional training and development conferences at least once a year to maintain their membership. All potential members must pass our certification courses held in Washington DC and New York City.
Membership benefits include job opportunities, industry updates and invitations to education events.
Our basic training program takes place in Washington DC and New York City once a year.
Tiered Training Program
New York City
Your local region
The Essentials of Tour Guiding and Directing
New York City Tour Guide Training
Annual Education Conference
By Invitation Only
Student Tour Kickoff Meeting
Once you have successfully passed the exams, you will be invited to be a member. Members are issued a certified ID card annually for professional recognition.