Travel Guides


Plan, organize, and conduct long distance travel, tours, and expeditions for individuals and groups.
Also called: Guide, Tour Director, Tour Escort, Tour Manager

Knowledge:

    Business
  • customer service
  • sales and marketing
    Math and Science
  • geography
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
  • talking to others
    Social
  • looking for ways to help people
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Attention to Detail
  • Dependability
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Persistence
  • Social Orientation

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Microsoft Access
  • Travel Agent CMS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    some college
    high school diploma/GED
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