Do I need to register as a tour guide?

You don’t need a licence to guide in London unlike, say a drivinglicences, taxi licence or to practice various forms of healthcare, etc. You just advertise yourself as a guide and there you go. Obviously reputation and recommendation will get you bookings so you want to be of decent quality.

What are the entry requirements for a tour guide?

You’ll need:

  • customer service skills.
  • excellent verbal communication skills.
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
  • to be flexible and open to change.
  • sensitivity and understanding.
  • an interest and knowledge of history.
  • a good memory.
  • knowledge of English language.

Do you need a permit to perform in New Orleans?

A Mayoralty permit is required (along with other permits and licenses) for vendors, artists and individuals conducting business or promoting themselves or their art in the City of New Orleans. This includes, but is not limited to: Live entertainment including live music, DJ’s, music ensembles, etc.

Do buskers need a Licence?

Sometimes, you can just pitch up and play, but often you’ll need a busking permit from the local borough council. You may also need a licence from PRS (although most councils will already have one covering public spaces).

Is a tour guide a good job?

Becoming a tour guide is one of the most rewarding and exhilarating ways to see the world, learn about a country’s culture and history while sharing your love of travel with people just like you.

What makes a tour guide good?

Tour guides should be able to explain facts, history, landmarks, figures, local customs and more. They should also be able to answer additional tour related questions that may come up during the trip. Knowledgeable guides can help make your trip insightful and memorable.