Our History

MWTGA was registered on 8th February 2007 under Registrar of Society Malaysia (ROS) with the registration number (PPM-006-12-09022007). MWTGA was started with the objective of the “No Room Share” Campaign by Erina Loo, the pioneer of the association.

On January 2010. MWTGA is the first Association in Malaysia that joined World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) which is an Affiliated Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and is an NGO in Operational Relations with UNESCO.

Our Programmes and Activities

At MWTGA we actively do the following:

  • Conducting the tourist guide courses such us CTRE and Confirmation course, providing services of tourist guide license renewal and language addition, for members and non-members.
  • Cooperate with local tourism authorities to promote tourism as a driver of economic growth, inclusive development and environmental sustainability and offers leadership and support to the sector in advancing knowledge in tourism industry.
  • Generates market knowledge, promotes competitive, fosters tourism education and training, and works such as CTRE, Confirmation Course etc. to make tourism an effective tool for development through effective training, continuing education and workshops. Therefore, Tourist Guides may better understanding of trends and challenges in local, national and
    regional tourism.

Upcoming Events and Announcements

Stay tuned for the latest updates and announcements on association related matters, programmes or activities we are organising.

Why Join Us

MWTGA is highly committed to:

  • Take care of the welfare of women tourist guide in Malaysia.
  • To provide tourist guides with the skills, knowledge, and the material they need to succeed in their objectives.
  • To raise, encourage and establish the highest standards of professionalism.
  • Remain alert to the improvement of tourist guide’s wellbeing and show solicitude for the upgrading the standard and recognition for touristic endeavour, as we believe this will bring greater expansion to the industry of tourism in Malaysia.

We welcome all tourist guides to join our cause and be a part of the MWTGA family to continuously strive for the betterment of the profession and the tourism industry in Malaysia.