what do you think about things a tour guide must do?
Let’s talk about an interesting job, I mean tour guide! Maybe you heard a lot about this job or for now, this is your career, but It makes no difference because in this article we are going to introduce this job completely to you and saying everything you should know about this great and very exciting job (it is interesting to know leader job has high satisfaction, according to Career Explore data).
Are you ready to be more familiar with this exciting job! if your answer is yes, continue reading, we have prepared some great information that you definitely like!
What exactly is a tour guide job?!
We are living in a crowded world; jobs are changing and we have to accept this truth! One of the new jobs is an online tour leader! (we talk more about this job in the following paragraphs) Almost everyone knows the tour leader job because the people love to travel (it has very medical benefits), Especially organized travel with a trustable company and tour guide!
But If you don’t know what a tour leader exactly does!? We should say they provide everything for tourists to have a good experience of a trip! They escort tourists to see amazing places, nature attractions, historical places, public buildings or even help the peoples on cruises and other points of interest, they research about the history of the distention tour and usually have very much information about valuable places!
They also show the tourist the point of interest at important places! This job is very enjoyable because you are going to meet new people and see new areas of the world, Also, you get more information about historic places and the culture of those areas.
In addition, you have to respond to different tourist questions and describe the points of interest that belong to special places. As a tour guide, you have some responsibilities and duties that you need to consider if you want to stay in this job position. Let’s take a look at these duties and responsibilities.
Duties of tour guides
- Keeping the travel safe, interesting, efficient, and organized
- Answer tourist questions about sites, culture of tour destination, history, and the other important questions.
- Have a good trip plan which covers all of the tourist requirements
- Show tourists how to arrive at industrial sites, publicly famous places, historic places, cities or museums, and artistic places
- Provide a perfect itinerary based on what tourist want to do (in ITNERY platform you can always find great itineraries from local tour leaders and also you are able to choose the best ones based on your conditions and demands)
- Interact with native people
- Ability to speak in tourist language (usually this language is English)
- The ability to guide people (guiding is an art)
How much can you make with a tour guide job?
We have already told; tour guide is an exciting and great job. But a job without a suitable wage does not look good, so let’s take a look at how much tour leaders make?!
According to our research, a tour guide earns from 50$-150$ per day but, it is obvious that in every job if you were more useful you make more money! Also in a tour guide position, you can earn tips except for your own salary and if we count the tips too, the salary of a tour guide can be 250$=300$ per day of the tour!
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How can I start this career?
You have two ways to start this career, the first one is self-employed; in this situation your offered places to tourists are limited and you have to be responsible for everything that happens for tourists during the tour.
The second way is working in a travel agency or online travel services platform, in this situation your responsibility is lower and you can take the tourist to more places like expensive hotels and famous museums!
But we have a great proposal for you and that is working as a local tour leader in ITNERY company! Because They are a creative, online, well-paid, and flexible company. Working in an online travel agency is more flexible and you determine whenever you want to work by yourself.
And also, you can be a local tour guide just right now!! register as a local tour leader in ITNERY platform and after verifying your information then you can start your career as a tour leader.
All you need to work as a leader in ITNERY is the ability to design a qualified itinerary in your serviceable location that you live or you know well!
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