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Conducting Tours : A Practical Guide

Conducting Tours : A Practical Guide - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0766814196

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ISBN13: 978-0766814196
ISBN10: 076681419X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 01
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2001
International: No

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Conducting Tours : A Practical Guide - 3RD 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766814196

Marc Mancini

ISBN13: 978-0766814196
ISBN10: 076681419X
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 01
Publisher: Delmar Publications

Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

For readers seeking adventure in the field of tourism, ''Conducting Tours'' offers essential, contemporary guidance needed for success in this exciting, expanding industry. Beginning with basic, valuable information about guiding, escorting, and tour planning, the text progresses with discussions on subtler topics such as guide commentary ''tricks'' for effective touring, psychology of group behavior, successful itineraries, and ethical challenges presented to tour leaders. The subject matter is organized for greater reading clarity with chapter overviews, highlighted glossary terms, and magazine-style prose. Numerous photos, graphics, and quotes from industry leaders highlight key points, and over 40 charts, maps and illustrations give visual, easy access renderings of information. The professional profiles, end-of-chapter summaries and activities enables learners to comprehend real-life experiences and apply their knowledge. This integrated textbook/workbook is the only source necessary to learn about ''Conducting Tours''.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What Is Tour Conducting?
Chapter 2: City and Site Guiding.
Chapter 3: Multi-Day Tours.
Chapter 4: Client and Escort Psychology.
Chapter 5: Working with Hotels.
Chapter 6: Air Travel and Tours.
Chapter 7: Suppliers and Attractions.
Chapter 8: Expecting the Unexpected.
Chapter 9: Creating a Tour.
Chapter 10: Getting the Job...and Keeping It.

Appendix A: Useful Addresses.
Appendix B: Tour Operators.
Glossary.
Bibliography.
Index.

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