The Guides’ Association of New York City (GANYC) is an association of independent, professional tour guides based in New York City. Each member is licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs.
GANYC was founded in 1974 by licensed tour guides for licensed tour guides. We are one of the oldest and most active tour guides associations in America. We provide a number of services for the visiting public as well as for our members including tour guide education, familiarization tours (FAM Tours), professional advice