Introduction to Travel and Tourism
- Tourism 101
- Importance of Tourism
- History of Travel
- Industry Terminology
- What is a Tour?
- Companies that Package Travel
- How Tour Operators, Travel Agencies and Suppliers Work Together
Tour Guiding and Career Opportunities
- Who’s Who in the Travel Industry/Careers within Tour Leadership
- Local Guiding
- Meet and Greets
- Tour Directing / Tour Managing
- Tour Guiding vs Tour Directing
- Events and Incentives
- Rail Travel
- Tour Entrepreneurship
Is Tour Guiding for You?
- Why people choose this career
- How to make a living with a travel career?
- What holds people back from pursuing this career?
- Pros and Cons of Tour Guiding
What skills will you need?
- Interactions on Tour
- The Balancing Act
- Roles You Play as a Travel Leader
- Do you have the skills it takes to be successful?
Career Action Plan
- Choosing Your Career Track
- Staying in the Game and Self-Care
- Creating your Professional Brand
- Finding Career Opportunities
- Organizations to Join
- Landing Interviews and Jobs