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Career as a Tour Guide

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About Career as a Tour Guide

With lifestlye becoming more and more hectic and competitve and standard of living improving , most families choose to spend some quality time with each other and go for a planned vacation. A tour guide is one who can make a family holiday  pleasurable A tour guide must have exhaustive knowledge of a place wrt its culture and heritage, art and architecture.Also,  preferably some understanding of the local language as well could be used to ones advantage.
 

Career Prospects of Career as a Tour Guide

He or she can work with the Government tourism department as well as seek employment in any private travel agency or firm. One who have adequate capital can start a firm of his own. Also, free lancing is a good career option in this field.Travel journalists are also in growing demand these days.

Skills & Education Required for Career as a Tour Guide

Both Central and state governments conduct tests and issue certificates and licences. A graduate from any stream is necessary.Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism Management (IITTM) also offers short-term courses for graduates.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as a Tour Guide

  • tahnk u Posted By : manoj kumar, on 03-03-2012 17:01:28 Report Abuse

  • sir,,i m Narendra SIngh RAthore,, I WANT TO BE AN ESCORT OR GUIDE AND WANT TO GET JOB IN TRAVEL AGENCY AS A GUIDE. WHAT COURSE I SHOUL DO FOR IT.... Posted By : Narendra Singh RAthore, on 17-06-2011 10:07:38 Report Abuse

  • hi, my name is YASH FROM SURAT & i have worked as an documentation executive in travel agency and i want to make my future in the same field i have searched about tour guide carrear i am interested in it as a guide what is the future, will i get the right choice of companies . hence i would like to know what are the courses offered to become a tour guide and also what are the job prospects after completing the relevant courses. Posted By : yash upadhyay, on 11-06-2011 21:14:27 Report Abuse

  • I WANT TO BE AN ESCORT OR GUIDE AND WANT TO GET JOB IN TRAVEL AGENCY AS A GUIDE. WHAT COURSE I SHOUL DO FOR IT. Posted By : chandrakant sharma, on 10-04-2011 20:47:13 Report Abuse

  • I WANT TO BE AN ESCORT OR GUIDE AND WANT TO GET JOB IN TRAVEL AGENCY AS A GUIDE. WHAT COURSE I SHOUL DO FOR IT. Posted By : chandrakant sharma, on 10-04-2011 20:46:19 Report Abuse

  • I WANT TO BE AN ESCORT OR GUIDE AND WANT TO GET JOB IN TRAVEL AGENCY AS A GUIDE. WHAT COURSE I SHOUL DO FOR IT. Posted By : chandrakant sharma, on 10-04-2011 20:45:59 Report Abuse

  • to know the last date to fill the form for tour guide Posted By : harshit khanduja, on 24-03-2011 21:39:52 Report Abuse

  • Hi, i m Gauri from Virar-Mumbai. I have done my Post Graduate Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management. I m very fond of travelling to exotic places, to gather more and more information about any place and to share the information with others.I would like to make my career as a Tour Guide in future. Hence i would like to know what are the courses offered to become a Tour Guide and also what are the job prospects after completing the course. Posted By : Gauri D Mudbidri, on 17-01-2011 05:08:54 Report Abuse

  • hi. i m jitesh from jodhpur .,., plz halp mee Posted By : jitesh, on 10-06-2010 16:17:55 Report Abuse

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