Tour guide

person who provides information and heritage interpretation to tourists

A tour guide (also known as tourist guide in Europe) is a person who gives information about a place or a place's history to "tourists" (people who are traveling for fun).[1] Some tour guides can talk in the language of the tourist.[2] In some countries a tour guide needs a license and wears a badge.

A tour guide in the United Kingdom


  1. "Seasoned Tour Guides Tell All". Archived from the original on 2010-03-24. Retrieved 2018-06-11.
  2. "EN 15565 2008 Standard for the Training and Qualification of Tourist Guides..." World Federation of Tourist Guide Assiciations. Archived from the original on 7 September 2017. Retrieved 15 May 2017.