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Tour Guiding Report

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WHAT GUIDE SHOULD BRING:
* Daily Report Form
* Tour itinerary
* Map
* Confirmed booking/ purchase order of tour operator to the supplier * Copy of passenger’s e-ticket
* Tour evaluation form
* Lapel microphone
* Flags
* Stickers
* Mobile phone with extra battery
* Medical/ First-aid kit
* Address book/ contact numbers of tour operator, tour suppliers and guests * Prizes for recreational activities or tour souvenirs for the guest (optional) * Umbrella
* Plastic Bags

GUIDE PREPARATIONS
BEFORE THE TOUR, DURING THE TOUR, AFTER THE TOUR

BEFORE THE TOUR

* Must know all pertinent details about the tour.
(A tour Guide is usually briefed personally by the travel agency or Tour Company in a meeting called for that purpose. In this meeting, the tour guide is expected to get the following information such as Itinerary of the guest /Tour Inclusions, Guest Profile, Contact number of travel agent, Suppliers- service providers, coach captain and lastly Have a copy of agent’s and suppliers contracts)

* Itinerary of the guest /Tour Inclusions
(Pick-up & drop-off points of the guest)

* Guest Profile (Get the contact number of the guest)

* Contact number of travel agent, Suppliers, & coach captain (driver of the vehicle to be used. The coach captain’s (driver’s) number should always be available so that he can be contacted readily whenever needed.)

* Copy of agent’s and suppliers contracts
(such as confirmation slips, booking orders, and the like)

* Budget “Contigency fee”
(In some cases, a tour guide is given a budget by the travel agency. This is called “Contigency fee” and is used for emergency purposes. It will be liquidated or duly accounted for after the tour.)

* General Information of the place/ destination
(The tour guide should have general information on the place/destination such as their histories, etymology of their names, special occasions/...