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Tour Guides accompany tourists visiting unfamiliar areas. A good Tour Guide sample resume mentions duties like performing research, organizing trips, offering information and advice about touristic destinations, making travel arrangements, and translating or interpreting. Tour Guides should also solve tourist queries and problems. Essential skills for a Tour Guide listed in most example resumes are being fit and healthy, having a genuine interest for travelling and foreign cultures, organization, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and foreign language skills. Tourism training is recommended for those seeking to work as guides.

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1

Tour Guide

Hosted tours in addition to various office tasks and also cashiered at the contiguous gift shop as needed, fulfilling expected sales clerk duties.

  • Headed office's operational manual revision to incorporate organizational; technological; and managerial advancements to minimize employee
  • Managed the SCPRT intranet on behalf of the tour office by collecting relevant group information and constructing a reliable database of visitors.
  • Led groups of 60+ people around the building; answering questions while maintaining authority through the end of the tour.
  • Increased revenue by designing eye-catching displays and utilizing selling techniques to connect with potential customers, thereby closing sales.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
2

Tour Guide

Organized and reorganized itinerary according to the date, weather, clients, and the situation of attractions

  • Collected money from clients and engaged in transactions between customers and attractions
  • Assisted clients as necessary and satisfied the needs and desires of customers
  • Coordinated with bus drivers, bus companies, restaurants, and hotels
  • Established personal relationship with clients, thus advertised new tours to them
  • Communicated with people from different countries, of different age groups and languages
  • Solved unexpected problems, such as bus fire
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History
3

Tour Guide/sustainability

Assisted sustainability manager with waste, energy, and water efficiency research

  • Gave tours of the facility and communicated technical information to a wide audience
  • Operated a service kiosk, answered guest's questions about the brewing process and the local area
  • Developed tour programming to enhance guest's experiences and provided training to employees
  • Made recommendations for process improvements that reduced the company's carbon footprint
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Sustainability Studies
4

Tour Guide

Guide tours for guests who visited the home.

  • Assisted in the planning of two year round events "Ghost Walk" and "A Victorian Christmas."
  • Learned and researched information on the history home.
  • Answered phone calls from guests and other callers.
  • Work the ticket office for the Ghost Walk event.
  • Helped in decorating the home for A Victorian Christmas.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BA
Communication Studies
5

Tour Guide / Receptionist / Social Media Coordinator / Shift Manager

Responsible for providing customers with a safe and entertaining experience over the course of a three hour zip line tour.

  • Greeted and assisted customers with booking reservations and answering any additional questions both in person and over the phone.
  • Collaborated with a team to produce social media campaigns to promote the company brand.
  • Scheduled, trained, and oversaw employees in day to day operations.
  • Prepared and reported weekly and monthly spreadsheets of office sales.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
6

SBT Office Manager & City Walk Tour Guide

Responsible for management and training of 10 tour guides

  • Marketed and promoted city walks
  • Developed and maintained relationships with international schools and universities, travel agencies, and other professional organization
  • Charged with office inquiries and communication, trust fundraising, staff rosters and scheduling
  • Led guided city tours in English
  • Inform on history of NGO, New Delhi, and Old Delhi
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
7

Lead Tour Guide

Led educational, historical and entertaining tours of the monuments, historic sites and neighborhoods of D.C.

  • Spoke to over 19,500 guests on D.C.by Foot's public "name your own price" walking tours.
  • Brought to life American history, Lincoln's Assassination, the heroes of Arlington National Cemetery and the Ghosts of Georgetown through story-telling.
  • Coordinated logistics for multiday student tours in D.C. and led over 420 private tours as the top requested guide.
  • Answered guests' questions and monitored guest safety during tours on city streets.
  • Built the brand and business of DC by Foot by creating new tours and content for existing tours.
  • Developed relationships with student travel organizations, teachers and other guides to create additional business.
  • Led specialized tours for media members, VIPs and prospective clients.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Economics
8

Tour Guide

Delivered unscripted tours of Historic Downtown Boston and Boston Harbor aboard 49 seat amphibious vehicle with dual focus on entertainment and historical accuracy

  • Narrated and co-narrated between three to eight 45/90 minute tours a day
  • Developed combination pre-planned and ad hoc adaptation of tour content according to traffic conditions, unexpected diversions and audience makeup (e.g. Boston locals, domestic and international tourists, families, non-English speakers, special interest groups, elementary and high school students, etc)
  • Selected to be responsible for training newly recruited guides
  • Received several complimentary posts on Trip Advisor
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BA
History And Politics
MA
Education, Hebrew
Government Licensed National Tour Guide
9

Tour Guide

Managed and presented city information, local culture, language and history to Japanese tour groups ranging from two to forty people

  • Planned tours based on time restrictions
  • Effectively communicated with customers and agents in Japanese and English
  • Provided advice to travelers, regarding restaurants and optional tours, depending on their requests
  • Played an active role in the welcoming, enjoyment and safekeeping of all visitors at each location
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Travel & Tourism Industry Management
BA
International Communication
10

Tour Guide

Provided educational and entertaining tours of Las Vegas area attractions.

  • Ensured that both clients and destinations were treated with utmost courtesy and respect.
  • Assisted with security of each venue and oversaw safety protocols.
  • Organized activities and hosted special events for adults and children.
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job

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