Escorts individuals or groups on sightseeing tours or through places of interest, such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
This career is part of the Hospitality & Tourism cluster Travel and Tourism pathway.
A person in this career:
- Describes tour points of interest to group members, and responds to questions.
- Escorts individuals or groups on cruises, sightseeing tours, or through places of interest such as industrial establishments, public buildings, and art galleries.
- Conducts educational activities for school children.
- Monitors visitors' activities to ensure compliance with establishment or tour regulations and safety practices.
- Provides directions and other pertinent information to visitors.
- Greets and registers visitors, and issues identification badges and safety devices.
- Distributes brochures, shows audiovisual presentations, and explains establishment processes and operations at tour sites.
- Researches various topics, including site history, environmental conditions, and clients' skills and abilities to plan appropriate expeditions, instruction, and commentary.
- Selects travel routes and sites to be visited based on knowledge of specific areas.
- Drives or arranges for motor vehicles to transport visitors to tour site locations.
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