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Conducting Tours - 2nd edition

Conducting Tours (ISBN10: 0827374712; ISBN13: 9780827374713)
ISBN13: 978-0827374713
ISBN10: 0827374712

Summary: Written in an engaging, easy-to-read style, Conducting Tours offers students practical information for careers as tour guides. It also provides valuable insights into the tour process for other travel professionals. Beginning with basic information on escorting and tour planning, the text moves into increasingly complex subjects, including cross-cultural sensitivities, group behavior, diplomacy and dealing with emergencies. The text also discusses how to plan, price
and market a tour, and includes useful information on finding a job as a tour professional. Illustrated and reinforced with application activities and case studies, Conducting Tours gives students a thorough introduction to this exciting and enjoyable career! Benefits:
  • learning and retention are enhanced by the easily accessible and highly engaging writing style
  • concepts are visually reinforced by numerous photos, graphics, charts
  • readers get a real-world perspective through case studies, professional profiles, and new coverage of legal and ethical issues
  • lessons are reinforced through the use of creative activities and exercises in each chapter
  • valuable resources include a glossary of terms and a newly added list of key organizations
...show more
Summary: Written in an engaging, easy-to-read style, Conducting Tours offers students practical information for careers as tour guides. It also provides valuable insights into the tour process for other travel professionals. Beginning with basic information on escorting and tour planning, the text moves into increasingly complex subjects, including cross-cultural sensitivities, group behavior, diplomacy and dealing with emergencies. The text also discusses how to plan, price and market a tour, and includes useful information on finding a job as a tour professional. Illustrated and reinforced with application activities and case studies, Conducting Tours gives students a thorough introduction to this exciting and enjoyable career! Benefits:
  • learning and retention are enhanced by the easily accessible and highly engaging writing style
  • concepts are visually reinforced by numerous photos, graphics, charts
  • readers get a real-world perspective through case studies, professional profiles, and new coverage of legal and ethical issues
  • lessons are reinforced through the use of creative activities and exercises in each chapter
  • valuable resources include a glossary of terms and a newly added list of key organizations
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 2ND 96
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Publisher: Delmar Publications
Year Published: 1996
International: No

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