ECPAT-USA and THE CODE Announce 2017 US Top Members

The Tourism Child Protection Code of Conduct (The Code) recently announced their 2017 Top Member companies. Eight companies, two based in the United States, are newly-recognized as Top Members for their “exceptional work to integrate child protection practices into their

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6 Legendary Guides Who Redefined Travel

6 Legendary Guides Who Redefined Travel

Throughout history, guides have deepened travel experiences for their groups and revealed revolutionary new ways of seeing the world. Their knowledge of history, languages, and cultures continues to drive important exploration and discussion in modern times.   Guides are passionate thought

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Use Your Liberal Arts Degree As a Tour Guide

Visiting Santa Monica for a Perfect Summer Getaway

Click for original article featured on Prime online Magazine Story by Debbie Franks, ITMI Certified Tour Director, Guide & World Traveler. The seemingly endless rains of Seattle and Portland. Dallas and Phoenix’s encroaching heat. New York and Atlanta’s oppressive humidity and

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Tour...God of Thunder

Tour…God of Thunder

I like super hero movies. Marvel or DC, it doesn’t matter, if there are capes I’m in! While there have been some duds out there, I like nothing better than a popcorn movie on a weekend. Recently we went to

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Why Motorcoach Driver Training is a Must

Why Motorcoach Driver Training is a Must

There’s much more to being a Motorcoach Driver than driving a Motorcoach. Every Driver plays a vital role in the overall success of a Group Tour. Their professionalism, attitude, and critical thinking abilities are essential to ensuring that every Tour

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Use Your Liberal Arts Degree As a Tour Guide

Use Your Liberal Arts Degree As a Tour Guide

It can be challenging for recent college graduates to land jobs that align with their passion and expertise, particularly for those who pursued liberal arts.  Maybe you majored in English Lit with an emphasis on Victorian poetry. Or perhaps you

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