Careers in World Travel: Become a Tour Guide or Tour Director

A good tour guide or tour director makes the job look so effortless and fun, and it certainly can be! If you have good people skills and love to travel, join this informative seminar and learn what it's like to work as a tour guide or tour director, including working on a cruise ship. Jobs are available full or part time and are suitable for people of many different ages. Learn the difference between a tour guide and a tour director, a typical day-in-the life, the income potential and benefits, and what hiring companies look for. You will leave knowing if this would be a good career for you in this exciting field.Frank Slater, PhD has 25 years of experience as a tour director and tour guide, having worked in over 50 countries, on six continents, and on cruise ships. He is CEO of the International Guide Academy, a published author, industry consultant and teaches along with IGA president, Daniel Slater. Both Frank and Daniel are certified international tour directors and certified tour guides and both have earned the prestigious title of certified tour manager designation from the University of Breda, the Netherlands. They also ran a tour operator company together and Daniel has owned a motor coach company. NOTE: This course will be offered via Zoom. Register now and then prior to class the instructor will send you the link to attend. Look for an email with "CFU Zoom class" in the subject line. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed.

Dates:July 21, 2020 Check for other dates
Meets:One Tue., 6:30-8PM 07/21 (MT)
Location:ONLINE: Via Zoom
You could save $12.00 on this course by becoming a member of CFU Membership
Notes:Class time is in MT. Good internet connection and a laptop or device with camera and mic is needed. You should download Zoom in advance of class it is free to install, Look for an email from your instructor with the subject line CFU Zoom class for the link. Be ready to log on and join the meeting 5-10 minutes prior to the class start time so you will be ready when class begins. If you have trouble using the link, just go to, click "Join a Meeting" and enter the meeting ID provided in the instructor's email.

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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