Articles tagged “tour guides”

Tourism

Tourism-Hungry South Africa Sees Liberation Struggle Artifacts Gather Dust in Shuttered Museums

At least one of South Africa's cultural standouts, the Fugard Theatre, closed "permanently," and elsewhere in the country, beyond the devastating job losses in tourism, thousands of liberation struggle artifacts are at risk because they haven't been maintained during the Covid era.

Tourism-Hungry South Africa Sees Liberation Struggle Artifacts Gather Dust in Shuttered Museums

Tourism

Tourist Guides Will Be the Earliest Enforcers of Safety Measures in Travel

For tourist guides who manage to ride out travel's shutdown, a new set of challenges and expectations will be awaiting the profession on the other side.

Tourist Guides Will Be the Earliest Enforcers of Safety Measures in Travel

Tourism

Rebounding Egypt Offers New Opportunities for Enterprising Tour Guides

E-commerce is unlocking new opportunities for travel and tourism gurus in Egypt and the Middle East. Local entrepreneurs are attempting to capitalize on the convenience of having an online business, but filling the gap for much-needed niche tourism services can be difficult to accomplish in a highly competitive market.

Rebounding Egypt Offers New Opportunities for Enterprising Tour Guides

Tourism

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

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.

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

Business Travel

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

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

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

Business Travel

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

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.

Travel Concierge Offers Empowering Experiences for Women of Color

Business Travel

Finding the Best Tour Guide in a Foreign City

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.

Finding the Best Tour Guide in a Foreign City

Tourism

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

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.

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

Online Travel

New York Becomes Fertile Hub for Tours Entrepreneurship

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.

New York Becomes Fertile Hub for Tours Entrepreneurship

Tourism

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

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.

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