Hamburg Tourist Guide Association
Hamburg Tourist Guide Association (HGV) is an organization of professional tourist guides. It represents the interests of its members vis-à-vis institutions of tourism, authorities and associations.
In order to ensure a high standard of quality of its guides, the Association provides training programs for beginners as well as professionals. It regularly offers training units covering a diversity of topics. Training programs for beginners are offered at larger intervals.
About 100 professional tourist guides are affiliated to the Association. They offer guided tours in over 15 languages.