he Majorca Professional Tourist Guide Association was started in 1977, and was expanded by the addition of the other islands in 1985, becoming the Balearic Islands Professional Tourist Guide Association. This association was replaced by the Official Balearic Islands Tourist Guide Association, established by Law 5/2004, 20 December, and published in the Official Gazette (BOIB) of December 25, 2004.
he Official Balearic Islands Tourist Guide Association (COGTIB) is regulated by Law 10/1998, 14 December, Balearic Islands Professional Associations; published in the BOIB of December 19 of that year.
he Association currently has more than 235 members who serve as tourist guides in the Balearic Islands.
It is a non-profit organisation.