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5 Ways to Make Every Tour Guest Feel Valued

It is no easy task to create an environment in which every member of a tour group feels equally important. Your attention will be pulled in multiple directions at any given time. If you focus too much on your needier

Barnaby Davies

Barnaby Davies Organization/Effort: Raising human trafficking awareness Location: Various Service Work: Visited a record-breaking number of national capitals in 24 hours “I’m passionate about eradicating trafficking, and I feel like we have to

5 Tour Directing & Tour Guiding Myths

A day in the life of a tour director or tour guide might sound too good to be true. Visiting exotic locales. Exploring fascinating cultures. Meeting amazing people. That’s not a task list characteristic of a typical day job. The

5 Reasons Tour Guides Have the Best Work-Life Balance

Whether you are seeking your first career or a change of course, Tour Guiding will offer you a unique combination of flexibility and fulfillment. If you love traveling and meeting interesting people, training to become a Tour Guide is the

6 Tips for Comforting Upset Tour Guests

No matter how good a tour guide or tour director you are, you cannot please everybody. You will encounter several types of upset guests on tour. Some will be sullen and withdrawn. Others will be outspoken and negative. All deserve

7 Traits of Great Tour Guides

Only Tour Guides and Tour Directors truly understand the complexities that make their jobs so challenging and rewarding. Every day is a new adventure, one that requires flexibility and an expansive set of skills. Mastery of the basics only goes

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