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Career and Education Opportunities for Tour Guides

In general, tour guides escort individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.

Select a state from the map below to find education opportunities to begin your Tour Guide career.

STATES WITH Tour Guide OPPORTUNITIES

Highlighted states contain educational opportunities in Travel

JOB DESCRIPTION: Tour Guide

Tour Guide video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Tour guides describe tour points of interest to group members, and respond to questions. Finally, tour guides furnish directions and other pertinent data to visitors.

Every day, tour guides are expected to be able to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they listen to and understand others in meetings.