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What are personal & professional skills required to be a Tourist Guide/Manager?

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RE: What are personal & professional skills required to be a Tourist Guide/Manager?

Deepak Rana
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As a Tourist Guide or Manager, one is required to have many personal and professional skills that will be useful for them in the long runs, to succeed in this career journey. The important skills have been mentioned and explained below:


1. A tourist guide or manager should be good with their management skills. They need to know how to manage their resources and ensure that everything is in the right place. They also have to manage and plan the trips as per the schedule. The scheduling and planning take up a lot of time and therefore are important part of their work. They need to have those skills to be effective in it.

2. They are supposed to be very good communicators and therefore the requirement of excellent communication skills is must. They may have to communicate in quite a few languages and sometimes have to work their way through the gestures and body language also. Therefore, communication skills open the way for more opportunities and help you to be more productive at your work.

3. You need to have the right interpersonal skills in order to be a productive tourist manager or guide. You will have to divide the tasks and assign the responsibilities to different people as per their strengths and interest areas. You also have to coordinate well enough to ensure that they are doing it in the right way and things are right on place. Therefore interpersonal skills are quite important for your job of tourist guide or manager.

4. They have to be very good at time management skills. They have to ensure that everything is done on time and there are no delays which might create further problems in their work. Therefore they have to keep a check on the time and ensure that everything is running smoothly. Once again they have to consult the planning part and do the activities as per that only. This skill is important and has to be taken care of so that the clients are always satisfied with the service that you offer.

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