Tour and Travel Guides

(NOC 6441)
+31.71%
 

Career Description

Tour guides escort individuals and groups on tours of cities, waterways, and other attractions, and may collect admission fees and sell souvenirs.

Travel guides escort individuals and groups on vacations and business trips, take care of transportation and accommodation reservations, and handle travel problems.

Duties May Include

Tour guides perform some or all of the following duties:

Transport or escort individuals or groups on tours of cities, waterways and industrial and other establishments;

Describe points of interest, answer questions and supply information;

Provide historical and cultural facts related to the site;

May collect admission fees and sell souvenirs.


Travel guides perform some or all of the following duties:

Escort individuals and groups on vacation and business trips;

Ensure that reservations for transportation and accommodations are confirmed and that prepared itineraries are met;

Visit and describe points of interest and plan and carry out recreational activities;

Resolve problems with itineraries, service and accommodations.

Examples of Titles

Guide
Sightseeing Guide
Tour Guide
Tour Leader
Tourist Guide
Travel Guide

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Outdoor Adventure Diploma
Outdoor Adventure Naturalist Diploma; Co-op
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Diploma; Online
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SAIT
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Travel and Tourism Diploma
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Modified on May 20, 2012