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About Group Tour Professionals (GTP)

Group Tour Professionals is the professional association for Destination Experience Operators (DEO’s).  Created by a tour operator of 20 plus years and the director of the International Association of Tour Directors and Guides (IATDG), the people at GTP have a proven history and passion for supporting and promoting guides and operators.

Our mission is to unite and be the international champion for small, local Tour Operators, Independent Guides, and Experience Hosts. Our main goal is to build a community that will support the specific needs of these experience providers by providing free and affordable resources, opportunities for professional development, education, networking, advocacy, and exposure.

Join Our Growing Community!

Please join our growing community by visiting Also, please visit and add the experiences that you offer to our directory. Your profile is and always will be 100% free… no commissions, no fees, no nothing. Membership is also 100% cost and risk free until we can prove our value.