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  1. 1. Objective 1. To define the term tour guide 2. To create awareness between the different kinds and classifications as well as the duties and responsibilities of a tour guides. 3.To learn the brief History of tour guiding
  2. 2. Conceptual Framework
  3. 3. World Tourism Growth
  4. 4. Travel and Tourism grow by 4% per year Travel and Tourism will continue to expand faster than the economy as a whole and faster than comparable industries By 2018 travel & tourism is expected to account for $ 10.9 Trillion 296.3 million employees Growth depends on enlightened government policy
  5. 5. Brief History Herodotus The first travel writer
  6. 6. The Ancient Empire The era of the great empire from 3,000 BC to 500AD.generated travel. The ancient Persians ,Assyrians and Egyptians travelled in a organized manner. During the era of the Greek Empire, tourism flourished. Festivals and shows ,among them the Olympic Games which begun in 776 B.C.
  7. 7. The Middle Ages The period between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance is known as the Middle Ages, approximately between 500 A.D. and 1508 A.D. It is also known as the ages. The fall of Rome led to the decline of trade and the economy in general and decrease in the desire to travel.
  8. 8. The Renaissance and the Grand Tour It was during this period that young men of the upper class travelled from Britain on the Grand Tour, a prescribed route from England through France, Germany, Austria, Switzerland to Italy which was the destination.
  9. 9. The Modern Age The three well known European writers who visited the New World in the nineteenth century Charles Dickens, Francis Trollope and Alexis de Tocqueville
  10. 10. Founded the modern tourist industry Thomas Cook Thomas Cook (22 November 1808 18 July 1892) of Melbourne, Derbyshire, England founded the travel agency Thomas Cook & Son (popularly nicknamed Cook's Tours) that became Thomas Cook AG before eventually becoming Thomas Cook Group in 2007
  11. 11. Thomas Cook Excursion Panels
  12. 12. Brief history cont. In 1850s he offered the grand circular tours OF Europe In 1866 ,he introduced the hotel coupon From 1847- to 1922 Thomas Cook & Sons published Tourists handbooks for the different countries of Europe.
  13. 13. Tour Operator A tour operator typically combines tour and travel components to create a package holiday. They advertise and produce brochures to promote their products, holidays and itineraries
  14. 14. Tour Guide & Tourist Guide
  15. 15. Tour Guide Meaning a person employed to show tourists around places of interest.
  16. 16. Tourist Guide Tourist Guide: A 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 recognised by the appropriate authority.
  17. 17. WFTGA-World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations WFTGA Executive Board 2015-2017 Pictured L to R: Ivana Curuvija (Serbia) Head of Training; Ruby Roy (Canada) Vice President; Felicitas Wressnig (Austria) President; Hermann Friedsam (Austria) Treasurer; Esther Banike (USA) Secretary; Roger Rajah (Malaysia) Area Representative Coordinator; Alushca Ritchie (South Africa) Administrator
  18. 18. WFTGA Tour Manager/Tour Director or Escort: A Person who manages an itinerary on behalf of the tour operator ensuring the programme is carried out as described in the tour operator's literature and sold to the traveller/consumer and who gives local practical information.
  19. 19. International Tourist Guide Day: February 21st A Must for Local Citizens and Local Tourism and Travel Industry Partners. Get to Know the Professional Tourist Guides and Your Ambassadors to the world! February 21st. an initiative of WFTGA, the International Tourist Guide Day is held on 21st February each year. In 1990, Mrs. Titina Loizides, president of the WFTGA was involved when it was held for the first time, 15 countries participated. Since then, tourist guides in an ever growing number of countries have been giving help to their local communities, conducting tours for disabled persons, disadvantaged persons, for children, industry partners, officials and the general public.
  20. 20. Philippine Tour Guide Day Third Monday of June: National Tour Guides Day (Proclamation No. 574, s. 2013)
  21. 21. The Role of the Tour Guide Cohen ( 1985) states that traditionally the role of the guide has been focussed on two issues one of Pathfinder and one of MENTOR
  22. 22. A path finder is described as one who leader others through social and natural areas unknown to its followers
  23. 23. A tour manager is a person who manages an itinerary on behalf of the tour described ensuring the programme is carried out as described in the tour operators literature and sold to the traveller / consumer and who gives local practical information
  24. 24. Tour Conducting versus Tour Guiding For students seeking adventure in 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
  25. 25. Tour Conducting versus Tour Guiding Tour guides play a central role in the overall success of any coach holiday. They have to possess professional, organisational, didactic and social competencies. Escorted- and study tour guides look after their groups for the complete duration of a sightseeing or study trip.
  26. 26. Kinds of Tour Guide Free Lance- not permanently connected with any travel agency and paid per tip. Staff Guide permanently connected with a travel agency ,receives monthly salary
  27. 27. Types of Tour Guide On site or local guides A person competent enough to guide in a certain locality area.
  28. 28. City Guide or Escort A person who accompanies a group of tourist from the point of origin to the destination ,and back to the origin .Usually hand lies groups check in and check out.
  29. 29. Specialized Guide A guide who specializes in a certain field such as botany ,architecture ,marine life etc.
  30. 30. Step on Guide A guide who joining a tour bus for a local sightseeing excursion.
  31. 31. Naturalist Guide Guides are trained in a variety of material to best prepare them to show you around the archipelago while educating you on the wildlife and land around you in addition to help conservation
  32. 32. Qualities of an effective tour guide 1. Christ- centred 2.Charism 3. Love of country 4. Pleasing personality 5. Must have a genuine interest in people 6. Resourcefulness 7. Trustworthy 8. Civic minded 9. Respectful 10. Good sense of Leadership
  33. 33. Philippine Tour Guide John Charles Edward "Carlos" Pamintuan Celdran (born November 10, 1972) is a Filipino tour guide, cultural activist, and performing artist. His tour offerings have included "If these Walls Could Talk," a half-day walking tour of Intramuros, wearing the Spanish-colonial garb of an illustrado and the "Living la Vida Imelda!" tour, where he dons bell bottoms for a tour of the 1970s- built Cultural Center of the Philippines
  34. 34. Ivan Man Dy Ivan Man Dy Conceptualized, manufactured, bred and educated in the city of Manila, Ivan is the feet behind Old Manila Walks. Before he finally took to the streets, he was an active museum guide as well as a staunch heritage preservation activist. Now, he has found his calling being seasoned urbanite, a self- designated life-long citizen and ambassador of Manila. Since 2005, he has led the thousands of happy walking hordes down his city's most historic quarters. Four years on and countless calluses later, he is still loving every step of the way.
  35. 35. Balbino Ka Bino Pada Guerrero He never imagined making a living out of tour guiding. However, the universe has a seemingly magical way of leading this Tanjay native, showing him around as he moved from being an accredited freelancer to working with several tour operators in Cebu by way of assisting tourist/guest upon arrival and hotel check-in and conducting the tour as per guest itinerary. I took up Political Science in 1994 at the Silliman University (Dumaguete City), but I did not finish the course. I became an activist, Balbino Ka Bino Pada Guerrero narrated. Then I went back to school and took up BS Secondary Education with History as my major in Diaz College (Tanjay City). After which, an opportunity plucked me off Negros (Oriental) and transplanted me here in Cebu.
  36. 36. Mr. Jan Carlo Caldito He is one of the most requested & visible guides of Ilocos Norte. He is not only guiding but helps in product development. He also share his skills & expertise by conducting talks to the youth who are interested to be future guides & he is usually accountable & dedicated to all his guests with a zest.
  37. 37. ROGER Lucero ROGER Lucero has a funny way of telling the story about The Ruins in Talisay City, Negros Occidental. Roger Lucero, 26, has become a sensation on YouTube, a video- sharing website, after someone identified only as orsalia uploaded a footage of him conducting a tour on The Ruins that left the guests in stitches. Titled Roger the funny guide of The Ruins Negros Occidental, the video has so far garnered 150,634 hits and 236 comments as of Aug. 11.
  38. 38. Francisco PacoGuerrero Francisco Guerrero was born in Manila to Spanish-Filipino parents in 1975. His father works in the hotel industry and as a child the family lived in Manila, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Spain. His initial interest in photography started on hot summer day when at the age of 12 he borrowed his fathers camera and took pictures of chickens the family had in their backyard. While studying high school in Singapore, Francisco started assisting photographer Luca Tettoni
  39. 39. Josefino Kuya Penn Larena Jr. Nominated in the Tourism Star Philippines 2015 Professional Tour Guide 17 years Tour Guiding Instructor 9 years Consumer Advocate Local Historian & Heritage Advocate Civic Leader 16 years
  40. 40. Andoy Dalimag , Tourism Star Philippines 2015 Dalimag, a college student who serves as a local volunteer guide around the famous Callao Caves in Cagayan. At a very young age, he has helped in boosting the provinces local tourism by taking his guiding responsibilities to heart, which earned him the respect and commendation from various people and even the media.
  41. 41. Mr. Penn Larena