Tour guide - Queensland Industry Tourism Council

Tour guide

Tour guides escort visitors on sightseeing, educational and other tours, and describe and explain points of interest.


  • Meet and greet visitors
  • Control visitors’ access to exhibits
  • Plan and rearrange schedules and itineraries
  • Plan, organise and conduct tours
  • Arrange transportation and accommodation for visitors following planned itineraries
  • Arrange entry to places of interest
  • Answer questions, provide commentary, issue brochures and tour literature, show audio-visual presentations, and explain components and procedures at tour sites
  • Might assist with installing and dismantling exhibits

Future demand

Future demand - strong

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