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