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Inbound Tour Guides

Employment Prospects


There are about 61,900 tour and travel guides employed in the United States. The major employers of tour guides are, naturally, tour companies. However, most of the major tour operators prefer experienced guides and are unlikely to take a chance on a beginner. Therefore, it may be wise to start on a smaller level.

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