Welcome to our Resources for Tour & Activity Businesses. This is where we share PDFs, tools, blogs and other useful discoveries from around the web. Wether you are a guide, a tour director our a tour business owner – this page is here to help.
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We regularly create succinct, 1-2 page PDFs with helpful tips for tour leaders and businesses. Below are 7 of our most popular! Download the ones that interest you OR grab all seven in our PDF POWER Pack!
- 7 Proven Steps to Becoming a World-Class Tour Leader
- Tour Leader Coaching Card
- Profile Photo Tips
- How to be a People Person – 5 Essential Books
- 10 Incredible Speeches, by 10 Incredible Speakers
- Ultimate Pre-Tour Checklist
- 9 Rookie Mistakes Frequently Made by Tour Guides
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These videos are short, practical and full of tips and techniques for leading great tours. Here are some of our most popular to get you started or go ahead and get your binge on! Looking for something specific? Select from the topics below.
In this podcast we’ll look at best practices for tour guides, travel businesses, activity operators and Destination Management Companies. Whether you’re a freelance guide, a travel business owner, a tour operator, a travel agent, a lodge, a hotelier or a tour guide trainer, the Be a Better Guide podcast will offer simple, actionable advice for increasing your bookings and building a successful tourism brand. Find show notes, the original video streams, links and VIP resources at http://www.beabetterguide.com/podcast
International Tour Management Institute (San Fransisco, California)
International Guide Academy (Denver, Colorado)
Canadian Tourism College (Various Locations, Canada)