Tour Guides & Escorts


Escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
Also called: Docent, Historical Interpreter, Museum Guide, Tour Guide

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • history and archeology

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Social
  • understanding people's reactions
  • looking for ways to help people

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility

Technology:

    Customer relationship management CRM software
  • Centaur Systems Centaur Travel Business Management System TBMS
  • TourTech Systems TourTools
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop
  • SmugMug Flickr

Education:

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