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Texas 75261-2124

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Accredited Hospitality
Professional Seminar

2015 TBA

Tour Guide 101
2015 TBA

Tour Guide 102
Educational Workshop
2015 TBA

The DFWATGA is a proud member of:

National Federation of
the Tourist
Guide Associations (NFTGA)

Providing Professional and Educational Growth Since 1999

The Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tour Guide Association, organized in 1999, provides continuing education, training and certification programs. DFWATGA provides a forum for tour guides and hospitality professionals.

DFWATGA Core Purpose: To provide ongoing educational opportunities to raise the level of professionalism within the tour guiding and hospitality industry in North Texas.

Core Values: Professional Respect & Mutual Cooperation between members, Integrity, Accuracy, Loyalty and Excellence.

Association Goal: To be essential to success & professional growth for our membership and the DFW Area tour and hospitality industry.

Monthly Educational Programs

Monthly programs are held the third Tuesday of the month, January through November. The association holds three business meetings a year. The programs are educational, focusing on the area sites, the arts, attractions and general knowledge of the North Texas region. With each activity, our members learn current information to share with visitors.


January 21 - Business Meeting & Educational program - Old Red Courthouse Dallas
February 18 - Reunion Tower GeO-Deck - Dallas
March 18 - Dallas Arboretum
April 15 - Belmont Hotel in Oak Cliff
May 20 - Kimbell Art Museum Renzo Piano Pavilion & Lunch
June 17 - Y O Steak House - Dallas (Rose Mary Rumbley speaker)
July 15 - Dart System w/D-Link Tour and Lunch
August 18 - Mtg. Rescheduled
September 16 - Frisco CVB Update at IFLY
October 21 - Love Field "Behind the Scenes Tour"
November 18 - The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
December 16 - Dallas Arboretum
January 27 - Business Mtg./2015 Officers Installation at A.A. C.R. Smith Museum
February 17 - Dallas Museum of Art
March 17 - The Trinity Trust, located in the Design District
April 21 - [Special] Walking tour of Downtown Dallas
May 18 - Day Bus Tour of Denton
June 16 - Fort Worth Japanese Gardens
July 21 - Cedars Neighborhood south of downtown Dallas
August 18 - Dallas World Aquarium
September 15 - Irving Old Central Library
October 20 - Dallas Farmer's Market
November 17 - Texas Horse Park at the Trinity
December 9 - Christmas Party at Jim Anderson's Home

* Photo credits for slideshow:

  • Dallas, courtesy of the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Worth, courtesy of the Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Grapevine, courtesy of the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Irving, courtesy of the Irving  Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Denton, courtesy of the Denton Convention & Visitors Bureau


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