Corporate Membership

Tour guides are the human face of tourism. A tour guide may be the most interesting person a tourist will meet, ensuring their trip becomes a once in a lifetime event.

By belonging to IATG, Corporate Members can tap into this direct link to tourists, potentially opening up your business to new markets, and help IATG’s ongoing commitment to guiding excellence.

Corporate Members are also part of IATG’s growing social network and include tourist attractions, retailers, hotel, venues, jewellers and other companies associated with the tourism sector.

Corporate Members receive:

  • Your business and logo listed on the IATG website
  • A direct link to your business from the IATG website, along with a Google map locator
  • A subscription to the quarterly IATG Welcome newsletter
  • The opportunity to promote your business or new products through emails, newsletter and at network events
  • Invitations to networking opportunities with Professional Tour Guides and other members at workshops, famils, lectures and social events
  • An opportunity to host a famil at your site/venue
  • The goodwill and support of IATG members

The cost to become a Corporate Member of IATG is $490.00 (GST free) per annum. For further information or to apply for Corporate Membership please contact the IATG office manager on

For further information or to apply for Corporate Membership please contact the IATG office manager on

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5/ 115 Clarence Street Sydney NSW 2000
T. +61 2 9249 0801

With over 20 years’ experience APTC is one of the leading Inbound Tour Operators in Australia! At APTC we see our clients as partners and customer satisfaction is our top priority. We pride ourselves in not just providing “regular” service but going above & beyond client’s expectations. Our multi-lingual team is very experienced, highly trained with excellent hands-on regional knowledge and have an in-depth understanding of the respective markets and their cultural needs.
We offer tailor-made FIT and group tours (series, ad-hoc, small group touring), shore excursions, incentives or special interest tours (e.g. Agricultural tours, Photographer, Aboriginal Arts & Culture, Music Groups, Pilgrimage Tours, Fruit Growers, Wine & Food etc). Our innovative spirit and state-of-the-art technology ensures efficiency, promptness and reliability. APTC proudly offers iCom (online tariff & online booking system) and XML connectivity.
APTC has expanded over the past years by setting up subsidiaries in New Zealand and Fiji, and offer services in Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands & French Polynesia. We truly cover the entire region and provide our clients with a convenient one-stop shopping experience with our operations and services being fully synchronised.
APTC -Your Partner in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands!



Level 5, 35 Clarence Street Sydney NSW 2000
T. +61 2 8262 5500

The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s $30 billion tourism export sector. ATEC represents more than 800 members across Australia, including large national and multinational companies as well as small and medium enterprises, many of whom are based in regional and remote parts of Australia. Members include inbound tour operators and online operators who connect Australian tourism products with distribution in key overseas markets, along with accommodation providers, tour companies, attractions, airlines, cruise lines, food & beverage operators, retail outlets, educational institutions and guiding organisations. Services include B2B opportunities, industry advocacy, development and education.



No. 6 Jetty, Circular Quay Sydney NSW 2000

T. +61 2 9206 1111

Operating for over 40 years on Sydney Harbour and Murray River, Captain Cook Cruises operate a wide range of sightseeing, dining and cocktail cruises and have the well-deserved reputation of being recognised as ‘the small ship cruise specialists’.

There are over 20 cruises departing daily on the beautiful Sydney Harbour including the world famous Coffee Cruise, Harbour Highlights Sydney Explorer 24 hour Hop-On-Hop-Off Pass and the Cocktail Cruise.  For dining cruises, visitors can choose from weekend breakfast, seafood buffet or Top Deck lunch, High Tea at Sea, Sunset Dinner, Captain’s Club Dinner or the ultimate dining experience with the Gold Dinner Cruise.

With 14 vessels operating on Sydney Harbour, Captain Cook also has the largest fleet of charter vessels and can cater for guest numbers ranging from 10 to 2200.  Dine aboard Sydney’s premier cruising restaurant MV Sydney 2000 – the ultimate in sophisticate cruising with capacity for up to 700 guests.

Captain Cook Cruises also operate the executive sailing catamarans Sydney Crystal and the newly renovated Matilda 3 and John Cadman 2 plus four new generation super rockets.


Shop 2.01, 140 George St, Sydney, NSW 2000
T. +61 2 9252 3770

Internationally renowned jewellery house, specialising in Australian Opals, South Sea Pearls and Pink diamonds.

Established in 1992, Cosmopolitan Jewellers has gained an unsurpassed reputation for excellence in design, manufacturing and service.

Visit our modern, luxurious store in the heart of the Sydney CBD and experience the next level in fine jewellery


336 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000

T. +61 2 9267 8956

Since 1952, the family of Diethnes Restaurant has upheld the prestigious reputation of providing the finest, traditional Greek dining in Sydney. Since its founding the family have maintained and honoured their original recipes to ensure every meal is unique in authenticity and perfection.

Located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, Diethnes is easily accessible to visitors and offers a truly immersive, warm and homely Greek atmosphere. Here everyone can share the joy and experience true ‘kefi’. With 150 seat capacity and an extensive bar, Diethnes is well placed to cater to groups large and small and can accommodate special dietary requirements.

Diethnes’ legacy has been driven by ‘filotimo’ and ‘filoxenia’. It is both an honour and a privilege for the family to share the delicacy of Greek cuisine. At Diethnes every meal is a celebration of life, love and culture.

Kali Orexi!



1 Chandos Street St Leonards NSW 2065

T. +61 2 9906 1199 (after hours: +61 2 9389 6162)

JMD Ross Insurance is a leading Australian Insurance Broker handling accounts from major industrial accounts to small portfolios of business. Each account receives the same expertise, time and management, and all are most valued clients of the Company.

JMD Ross has been looking after the insurance requirements for the tourism industry for over 20 years and provides a specialist scheme for Public Liability Insurance for Tour Guides, developed through contact with the Institute of Australian Tour Guides in 1995.

JMD Ross is committed to service and, through training, knowledge and market understanding, is committed to be in the forefront of their industry to assist all clients with their enquiries, portfolios and claims management.



60 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
T. +61 2 9247 6344

119 Swanston Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
P. +61 3 9662-3524

The award winning National Opal Collection is amongst Australia’s most fascinating attractions with locations in Sydney and Melbourne, You can view our incredible opalised fossil collection and learn about opal mining and cutting.

Adjoining the museum is the spectacular showroom with Australia’s largest range of opals and opal jewellery starting with souvenir pieces in sterling silver through to collector’s pieces mounted in solid gold.



2 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

T. +61 2 9232 7633

Paspaley, a family owned company, has devoted over 75 years to perfecting the art of pearl culture. Paspaley’s unparalleled passion and expertise has made them internationally recognised as the source of the finest quality and most beautiful pearls in the world.

Lovingly conceived and grown in the pristine and unspoilt Australian northern waters, Paspaley’s gem quality pearls emerge from the oyster with a lustrous natural glow, just as nature intended, to create jewellery of the highest quality and design.

Treat your guests to a ‘Pearl Discovery’ at Paspaley’s flagship boutique in Martin Place. This interactive tour will introduce your guests to the magical world of Australian South Sea pearls and to the history behind the pioneering Paspaley family.




Room WG41 827–837 George St Sydney NSW 2111
P. +61 2 9217 5211

TAFE NSW Sydney Institute, Ultimo College, Travel Tourism & Events
The Travel, Tourism & Events section of TAFE NSW Sydney Institute offers the widest range of tourism and events industry qualifications available in Australia.  The Institute offers training from entry / operational level courses through to Advanced Diploma programs.  Our courses are delivered by highly qualified and experienced teachers.  They differ from those offered by Universities by being more practical and based on the direct skills required by industry.
Our trainers have specialised skills in vocational education combined with industry experience.  The content of the training programs is contextualised for the relevant industry sector.  Training is aligned to national standards and professionally delivered. We are a Registered Training Organisation delivering nationally certified courses as well as skills gap training.

While our location is centrally located at Railway Square Ultimo in Sydney we are able to conduct training and assessment at the client’s workplace at convenient times.  We also offer Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses online for individuals who prefer to study from the convenience of home or their workplace.



149 York Street Sydney NSW 2000
P. +61 2 9269 0898

Volle Jewellery presents Australia’s most beautiful gems: Pink Diamonds, South Sea Pearls and Opals. We carry an extensive range of jewellery in the three lines, from exceptional gifts to Top End collectors’ pieces. Our truly multilingual staff members are committed to the highest level of service, quality in products and excellence in value, as we have been recognised by the QVB as “best retail performance shop for our branch in the QVB”.

Our flagship store in 149 York St (opposite QVB and Town Hall) complements our range as being one of the few Heritage Precincts from 1890’s showcasing Australian Gems as part of a genuine Australian Experience.