Guidor was established in 1957 and the headquarters are in Amsterdam.
The primary goal / mission is to deliver guiding services of the highest quality and professional level. Guidor achieves this goal by ‘matching’ qualified guides with the clients, ensuring the specific requests and needs are met.
Locally, Guidor cooperates, among others, with:
Tourist Guiding is NOT a regulated or protected profession in the Netherlands. Anyone can be “a guide”. However, in order to become a qualified tourist guide:
During the less busy times of the year, GUIDOR offers a versatile programme of CPD (Continuous Professional Development). The programme ranges from lectures on contemporary topics of interest, history and art, to short in-depth specialised museum tours, and day familiarisation trips to various areas/sites. The latter meant as “sharing best practice” tours for both new and established guides. There is a system of registering participation in CPD events and guides need to participate in several of them every year in order to be considered active guides by Guidor.
Yes, and we wear it proudly: Avers: Text: Identity Card, Guidor logo and name, Guide’s name, Guide’s pass photo, validity (3) years, code- number. Revers: FEG logo, WFTGA logo. www.guidor.nl, est. 1957.
167 full members, 5 senior members, 42 aspirant members.
Our members are distinguished for their professionalism, quality and reliability. In-depth knowledge and up-to-date information. Guidor guides also benefit from reduced-price entrance tickets at certain venues and season-related attractions expertise i.e. temporary exhibitions, offers, festivals.
There are several ‘must-see’ places but here’s some suggestions:
Write an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The office will match you with a guide, or
Go to the Guidor website and select a guide directly from their webpage: