Who is Tour Guide ?
A knowledgeable tour guide can lend a laser focus to any sightseeing visit. This may never be so precious as when you have a bit time in one place. The proper guide can give you a customized and thrilling blitz through the destination of your choice.
A tour guide (U.S.) or a tourist guide (European) is a person who provides assistance, information on cultural, historical and contemporary heritage to people on organized tours .Also give information to individual clients at educational establishments, religious and historical sites, museums, and at venues of other significant interest.
The CEN (European Committee for Standardization) definition for “tourist guide” – part of the work by CEN on definitions for terminology within the tourism industry – is a “person who guides visitors in the language of their choice and interprets the cultural and natural heritage of an area, which person normally possesses an area-specific qualification usually issued and/or recognized by the appropriate authority”.CEN also defines a “to manager” as a “person who manages and supervises the itinerary on behalf of the tour operator, ensuring the programme is carried out as described in the tour operator’s literature and sold to the traveller/consumer and who gives local practical information”.
Tourist guides represented by FEG, the European Federation of Tourist Guide Associations. In Europe, the tourist guiding qualification is specific to each and every country. In all cases it embedded in the educational and training ethic of that country. EN15565 is a European Standard for the Training and Qualification of Tourist Guides.
In Australia, tour guides are qualified to a minimum of Certificate III Guiding. They belong to a couple of organisations, notably the Professional Tour Guide Association of Australia [PTGAA] and Guides of Australia [GOA].
In Japan, tour guides required to pass a certification exam by the Commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency and register with the relevant prefectures. Non-licensed guides caught performing guide-interpreter activities can face a fine up to 500,000 Yen.
We can provide you with guide service in english,persian,russian,arabian,and french languages.