Start & Run a Tour Guiding Business

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ISBN: 978-1-55180-284-8

Number of pages: 288

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From museum viewing in your hometown to treks in the Amazon rain forest, the travel and adventure possibilities for a tour guide are exciting and endless.

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This in-depth handbook will tell you all there is to know about the tour guiding industry, whether you want to become an independent tour guide, work for an existing company, or set up your own tour business.

  • Work part time or full time
  • Work at home or abroad
  • Travel for free!
  • Learn from the owners of thriving travel agencies
  • Go where you want to go, when you want to go

Start & Run a Profitable Tour Guiding Business provides background information on the travel industry, describes what is involved in tour guiding, explains how to develop tours to your favorite destination, and outlines the planning you must do no matter where you are going. This book contains a blueprint for the entrepreneur who wants to establish a larger tour operation, and includes:

  • Becoming the perfect tour director
  • Organizing your own tour
  • Marketing your tour
  • Understanding standard industry commissions
  • Building your company

Additional Info

Additional Info

Publication Date Jul 15, 2000
Market Global
PDF Preview Download URL
Edition Second Edition
Pages 288
Size 8¼ x 9¾
ISBN 978-1-55180-284-8
UPC 069635802847
About the CD The CD works with all versions of Microsoft Windows: 95, 98, ME, NT4, 2000, XP, and Vista (Vista installation requires you to have Administrator rights on your computer).

Author Details

Author Details - Barbara Braidwood, Richard Cropp, Susan M. Boyce

Barbara and Richard make their living writing about travel and the business of travel. They also worked in the travel industry for many years as agents, managers, owners of travel agencies, and as consultants to other firms and individuals. Susan is a professional writer and editor who focuses on travel writing.


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