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Description, What Does It Take To Be A Good Tour Guide?, Education And Training, SalaryOutlook

Have you always wanted to see the world, but weren't sure you would be able to afford it? One solution to that problem is to become a tour guide. Being a tour guide is a “unique way to see the world, and get paid to do it,” writes Marc Mancini in his book Conducting Tours: A Practical Guide.


Group travel is growing faster than other types of travel. This means that the need for tour guides will probably increase. The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects jobs for tour guides to grow over the next ten years.

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