Who İs A Tourist Guide : A tour
guide (or tourist guide) provides assistance,
information and cultural, historical and contemporary
heritage interpretation to people on organized tours,
individual clients, educational establishments, at
religious and historical sites, museums, and at venues
of other significant interest. They (normally) have a
recognized national or regional tourist guide
Tourist guide : 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.
The tourist guiding qualification is specific to each and every country; in some cases the qualification is national, in some cases it is broken up into regions. In all cases it is embedded in the educational and training ethic of that country. The Art of Guiding is a skill; it is the skill of selecting information and varying it for different audiences; it is the skill of presenting it in a simple and precise way; it is the skill of allowing the visitor to see and to understand; it is a skill which, if well performed, is invisible....