7 Traits of Great Tour Guides

Only Tour Guides and Tour Directors truly understand the complexities that make their jobs so challenging and rewarding. Every day is a new adventure, one that requires flexibility and an expansive set of skills. Mastery of the basics only goes

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Boomers With A Passion: Encore Careers in Tourism & Travel

8 Ways for Tour Directors to Recharge on the Road

Over-the-road tours lead to some of the most exhilarating, eye-opening experiences a tour director can have. They’re one of the most glamorized parts of the profession, and for good reason. They symbolize the spirit of exploration that inspired so many

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5 Tour Directing and Tour Guiding Myths

5 Tour Directing and Tour Guiding Myths

A day in the life of a tour director or tour guide might sound too good to be true. Visiting exotic locales. Exploring fascinating cultures. Meeting amazing people. That’s not a task list characteristic of a typical day job. The

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What to Pack for 2016 Success

What to Pack for 2020 Success

Think of 2020 as a 365-day journey – one that’s already over somehow (they all go by so quickly, don’t they?). It had high points, low points, surprises, and tragedies. How prepared were you to handle them all? Reflection is

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