THE JOY OF WINGING IT WHEN TRAVELLING

I’m a stickler for planning. Virtually everything I do has a list attached to it – time, place, the cost, what to wear. No surprise then that I planned our recent holiday to Grenada, in the Caribbean, down to the last detail.
I’d heard that travel is the best teacher, and I was keen to learn as much as possible. I left nothing to chance and was especially excited about the prospect of a guided tour.
However, curiosity and my husband convinced me to step out of my comfort zone and explore the…
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THE JOY OF WINGING IT WHEN TRAVELLING

Tourvest announces Tour Guide Academy

Tour of Western Cape wine farm

Tour guides play an integral role in the promotion of a destination. Image courtesy of SA Tourism

Increasing skill levels across all hospitality sectors is a major focus for the South African tourism industry. As a result, Tourvest Destination Management recently introduced its ‘TDM Guiding Academy’, which is aimed at improving the knowledge, skills and professionalism of tourist guides across the country.

There is no doubt that having a good tour guide can make or break a destination or a holiday experience, and there…
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