Tour Guide Course Content

What is a “tour guide“?

Definition:

A tour guide is defined simply as “a person employed to show tourists around places of interest.”

For our purposes, this can be extended to include the following activity types:

Walking tour – (hikes, sight seeing tours, city tours)

Adventure tour – (SUP, surfing, sailing, mountain guides, expeditions)

Driving tour – (motorcycling, sight seeing bus tours, private and custom bus tours, pedicab tours)

Classes – (yoga, fitness, pottery, crafts, cooking, etc.)

Tutor – (school, college and university subjects, music, art, sports)

Lets get started:

Identify your strengths..

What things do you have:

rickshaw, van, sup, shoes

Where do you live:

town, beach, mountains,tourism

Your skills:

languages, fitness, special skill, teacher, tutor

Your niche –

what would make a potential guest book with my company?

Your personality

Are you passionate?

Research

Location
Landmarks
Restaurants
History

Admin

Permit / Licence
Restrictions, courses, costs, rules, legal
Budgeting
Software
Booking management
Tour type
Driving tours
Walking tours
Adventure Tours
Tutor or teacher
Learn – become an expert
Practice – take your friends for free
Insurance – indemnify, insure
Supplies – snacks, safety kit,
Marketing
Website and traffic generation
Local businesses
Social Media
Trade associations ABTA AITO
Blog
SEO
Awards
Branded clothing, bags, uniform
Travel agents
Self promotion
Ratings and feedback
Networking and contacts

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