Articles tagged “tour guides”

Popular Russian Tour Guide to St. Petersburg Charms With Personal Story

Popular Russian Tour Guide to St. Petersburg Charms With Personal Story

Irina Titova, Associated Press

Homeless for years, Vyacheslav Rasner has become the best-known guide in Saint Petersburg. Based on this description of his tour of the city, we want to take it, too.

2 months ago

Skift Forum Europe: Peak DMC’s Zina Bencheikh on Creating a Pipeline for Women in Travel

Skift Forum Europe: Peak DMC’s Zina Bencheikh on Creating a Pipeline for Women in Travel

Hannah Sampson , Skift

Zina Bencheikh has witnessed firsthand what it takes to bring greater diversity to the travel industry — and what the business rewards can be.

6 months ago

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

Maria Lenhart, Skift

When Danielle Washington plans trips for busy black entrepreneurial women, she draws heavily on her own experiences. That means taking an inner journey as well.

10 months ago

Finding the Best Tour Guide in a Foreign City

Finding the Best Tour Guide in a Foreign City

Mark Ellwood, Bloomberg

Chang is an ABC News correspondent who travels often enough that she has helpful tips. When you are a supertraveler, you often become an expert.

2 years ago

Savannah Tour Guides Cry ‘Free Speech’ in Face of Licensing Requirements

Savannah Tour Guides Cry ‘Free Speech’ in Face of Licensing Requirements

Russ Bynum, Associated Press

Requiring that people display knowledge of the subject they are charging people to hear about doesn't seem like an unfair burden, and it doesn't seem like a Constitutional issue either.

4 years ago

New York Becomes Fertile Hub for Tours Entrepreneurship

New York Becomes Fertile Hub for Tours Entrepreneurship

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Like many industries, new digital tools are breaking down the barriers to entry for tour operators, creating a new breed of companies that explore destinations and attractions in more engaging and memorable formats.

5 years ago

U.S. Supreme Court May Rule on Tour-Guide Licensing

U.S. Supreme Court May Rule on Tour-Guide Licensing

Associated Press

Anybody should be able to tell any stories they want across the cities of the U.S. But if you want to run a business doing so, you're going to have to abide by some basic rules.

5 years ago