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Lesson details

As a tour guide, your role goes beyond just sharing historical facts. You have the unique ability to uncover and present hidden gems, enriching the experience for your guests.

In this online lesson introducing you to tour guiding, Angelo Carotenuto will explain the different types of tour guides, the history of tour guiding, and how it fits into the wider hospitality tourism industry. You'll also look at the various kinds of tours, and the qualities that make a remarkable tour guide.

What you'll learn in this lesson, Introduction to tour guiding

  • The different roles within the tour guiding industry
  • The historical context of tour guiding
  • The different types of tours
  • The critical role of tour guides in enhancing the travel experience
  • The key qualities that define a professional tour guide

Who the Tour guide fundamentals course is for

The Tour guide fundamentals online course is aimed at hospitality and tourism professionals looking to start a new career in tour guiding or looking to enhance their tour guide skills.


Angelo Carotenuto

Angelo Carotenuto, LivTours founder and seasoned Rome tour guide, turns his tourism passion into a successful enterprise with guided tours across 25 European destinations, consistently earning Tripadvisor's Best of the Best.

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