Becoming a Tour Guide: Principles of Guiding and Site Interpretation

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 2000 - Business & Economics - 147 pages
Becoming a Tour Guide provides valuable guidance in establishing a career path in the industry. Packed with practical tips, useful advice and real-life case studies drawn from all the different areas of the industry, it tells you which jobs are most suited to your skills, how to develop those skills further, where to look for jobs and training and how to further your career once you've begun work. It finishes with a list of contact details of useful organizations and associations, as well as suggestions for further reading.
 

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Contents

Different types of work
1
Tour managers
13
Guides
22
Planning your working day
38
Training
44
Running a training course
66
Finding work
74
Interviews
81
Making life easier
104
Why dont we ?
114
Working from home
122
Looking after yourself
127
Associations
131
Stocking your bookshelf
134
Helpful contacts
139
Glossary
144

Working with colleagues
86
Working with clients
98

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