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One of the coolest capitals in Europe, Berlin is a vast, sprawling city which has a lot to offer the curious traveller. Notably, Berlin was the location of one of the most significant historical events of the 20th century: The fall of The Berlin Wall. Today, a significant portion of that wall remains and has been turned into a thought-provoking work of art for all to see.
The tourism potentials of Africa have not been very well harnessed over the years and there are only a handful of countries in Africa where the tourism industry is booming and impacted positively on their economy.
More than half a dozen cenotes are immersed in Valladolid, each of them with different landscapes and fauna to explore, one of the most impressive is the Zaci, which is among the largest open-pit, has a depth that ranges from 30 to 100 metres, and the best is that it is a few minutes from the historic centre.
The topic is chosen, the information is studied, the story plan is ready, so it's time to plot a route. After all, showing on the ground is the most important part of a tour. Without it, your event turns into a lecture. What exactly needs to be done?
Working with a group of 30-40 tourists and communication one-to-one require from the guide different approaches. In the first case, the guide directs the crowd: forwards it in the right direction, monitors its general emotional background, keeps in view all participants. When following an individual event you don’t need to disperse your attention to many people, but instead you should delve into interests and needs of every individual. What are the other differences of a personal tour?
A tour guide has to be a real psychologist to be popular with customers, as every tourist has some expectations from the trip and some information requirements. The tour visitors can be divided into seven types by their preferences.
Sundarbans, home of the famous Royal Bengal Tiger is by far the largest Mangrove forest in the world. This gorgeous river- riddled, mist shrouded place is a heaven for tourists who loves going out on adventures. Stretching inland for about 80km from the Bay of Bengal, this miracle of nature comprises of a vast network of interconnected waterways. Bleak and haunting at the same time, this wonderful slice of paradise has rightfully taken its place as one of the 7 natural wonders of the earth. If you are planning a visit to the Sundarbans, hiring a local guide is highly recommended.
Looking from the outside it seems that it couldn't be any easier to become a tour guide. It is enough to learn some story about historical events in a specific place or about the architectural features of buildings on a particular route and you can successfully do this work. However, to become a real professional you’ll need a lot more.
A wide outlook of the guide is a pledge of that his trips are entertaining and exciting for people with different interests. But knowledge does not come from nowhere, it is the result of constant self-improvement. What ways of self-education are available to a modern specialist?
The times of mass tourism are gradually receding into the past. Today, many people prefer individual travel instead of group travel, refusing a clear program, time frame and other constraints. As it turned out to the surprise of many of them, it’s not so expensive, especially if you go within a mini-group of 3-5 people. Besides, an individual approach has much more advantages than the classical one.
Mayonnaise, omelet, broth, rib steak... France is home to many culinary terms, and for good reason has an unofficial status of the gastronomic capital of the world. Famous wine and cheese are not the only "attractions" of Burgundy, Provence, Brittany, Normandy and Bordeaux. Familiarity with the legendary cooking requires from you more than one day and will leave a lasting impression to tourists, if you offer them a well thought out route and the most interesting and significant places. What are those?