Tour and Travel Guides

(NOC 6441)
+31.71%
 

What do Tour and Travel Guides do?

Tour guides escort individuals and groups on tours of cities, waterways, and other attractions, and may collect admission fees and sell souvenirs.

Travel guides escort individuals and groups on vacations and business trips, take care of transportation and accommodation reservations, and handle travel problems.

How to become: Tour and Travel Guides

To be a tour and travel guide, you usually need on-the-job training and may need to be able to speak English and French.

Most recent entrants have a high school or community college diploma.

Where to study for a career as: Tour and Travel Guides

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Diploma; Online
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Food and Beverage Management - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Diploma; Co-op
Food and Beverage Management - Hotel and Restaurant Operations Diploma
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Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism - Travel Services Management Diploma; Co-op
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Capilano University
North Vancouver, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Tourism Management Co-operative Education Diploma; Co-op
Tourism Management International Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022

How much do Tour and Travel Guides make?

Low:
$27,040
Average:
$33,280
High:
$49,920

Job openings for Tour and Travel Guides

Job Seekers:
3,000
Job Openings:
4,100