The Guides' Association of New York City (GANYC)
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, making it one of the oldest tour guides associations in America. Tour guide education, familiarization tours (FAM Tours), professional advice, and workshops are just some of the services they supply.