A Tour Guide is an occupation or vocation of someone who conducts tours usually within the tourism industry. Tourist redirects here; for the album by Athlete, see Tourist (album) Tourism is the act of travel for the purpose of recreation and business, and the provision of services for this act. ...
The role consists of leading groups of visitors around cultural or environmentaly significant places. Included in the guiding, a considerable importance is placed on the guide's capacity to have a good knowledge of local stories and local history.
The position requires a person with patience and excellent communication skills, and involves public speaking. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with public speaker. ...
Dependent upon the country and education systems - courses are available for training tour guides.
Custom tours led by experienced guides with specialized knowledge, who are volunteers in the Central Park Conservancy Walking Tour Program, are available for individuals or groups of 10 - 25 people at a cost of $10.00 per person, with a minimum fee of $50.00.
A non-refundable deposit, which may be applied to the cost of the tour, is required to guarantee the time, the date and the tourguide.
Tour covers the history of the village, the property owners, and what New York City was like at the time.
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