How to become a Tour Guide
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How to become a Tour Guide

Learn how to become a great story teller and find a job in Tourism
4.6 (6 ratings)
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22 students enrolled
Created by Paul Den Arend
Last updated 4/2020
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This course includes
  • 5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to become a Tour Guide
  • How to become a Tour Manager
  • All about the Tourism industry
Requirements
  • no
Description

Hi, my name is Paul and I’ve been a traveling tour guide for years. I can tell you already, it is the best job in the world. I get to meet so many enthusiastic people, travel to exotic destinations and enjoy my life to the fullest.

I am very excited to teach you everything that I have learned over the last 10 years as a tour guide. I really believe that after this course, you will have a wide ranging knowledge about your possibilities in the tourism industry. I want to make sure that after this course, you have a concrete action plan to put into motion. Whether you want to start your own business or find a job in the field, you will know exactly what to do to increase your chances of success.

This course gives you all the building blocks to become a great tour guide.

You will learn:

  • All about the tourism industry. Tourism is a growing business with lots of opportunities!

  • Current trends in tourism

  • How to talk to people.

  • How to create captivating stories that people will love

  • How to get your clients to like you

  • All the different kinds of jobs available in tourism

  • Tricks to get amazing reviews

Also, you will need to work on your charisma and public speaking. Don’t worry, it’s really not as hard as you think. So in my course I’ll also dive into.

  • Improving your charisma

  • Vocal exercises to be heard well

  • What to talk about on tours

  • Where to find fun information quickly

  • How to quickly prepare guided tours

And finding a job in tourism can be a bit tricky if you are not prepared well, so my course includes

  • How to find a job

  • Prepare for job interviews

  • Create tourism experience if you have none

  • Example Cover letters

Any tour guide, local guide or tourism professional needs to know how to deal with emergencies. I will teach you..

  • How to deal with problems on the road

  • How to deal with injuries and complaints

  • Dealing with difficult people

  • How to work in different cultural environments

  • How to deal with different languages

One of my career highlights was starting my own business, so I could really create the tours that I wanted. I’ll tell you all about..

  • The pros and cons of starting your own business

  • How to start a successful tourism business

  • How to become a successful local guide

Who this course is for:
  • People looking for a career in Tourism
  • People that want to travel for a living
  • People that want to change career
Course content
Expand all 73 lectures 04:59:57
+ 02 Tourism Industry
5 lectures 21:20

This lesson is about the Tourism industry. In the resources you'll find a full transcript of the course in MS word format.

Trends
04:25
Different kinds of jobs
11:28
Definitions
00:57
Different Tours
00:43
Pay
03:47
+ Engaging with customers
5 lectures 34:24
Who are your customers?
04:58
Creating great experiences
11:53
How I got hundreds of 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor
07:20
Tips and tricks
03:29
How to get people to like you
06:44
+ Public speaking
5 lectures 24:21
Easier than you think
01:58
Charisma
10:13
Practical exercises
04:30
Tips and tricks
04:04
Voice exercises
03:36
+ What to talk about on tour
4 lectures 25:56
What to talk about
14:39
How to prepare quickly for new destinations
08:12
Use your own interests
00:56
Where to find fun information
02:09
+ Finding a Job
8 lectures 31:35
Different kinds of jobs
01:56
Different kinds of organizations
03:55
Different kinds of tourists
02:47
What do you want?
01:44
How to improve your chances of finding a job
07:33
How to create experience
01:57
Example cover letters
02:56
Job interviews
08:47
+ Problems on the road
6 lectures 20:18
Hospitals and injury
05:05
Change of plans
03:10
How to handle customer complaints
00:10
Bad news
04:27
Difficult people
05:26
Finding your way
02:00
+ Different destinations
5 lectures 20:57
Dealing with languages
05:16
Dealing with tourism professionals from different cultures
05:22
Different cultures
03:34
Tips and money
02:20
Commissions
04:25
+ Starting your own tourism business
4 lectures 17:58
Pros and cons
04:53
Roadmap to success
07:20
How I did it (a case study)
02:40
How my boss did it (a case study)
03:05
+ Becoming a local guide
5 lectures 09:21
What is the job?
01:51
Check your local laws
01:40
Learn your history
02:45
Learn by doing
01:12
Make connections
01:53