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Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Here is a list of the best Tour Guide books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. How to be a Tour Guide: The Essential Training Manual for Tour Managers and Tour Guides (2014)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfHave you ever wanted to become a Tour Guide but not known where to start? Do you yearn to travel the world, explore exotic locations and lead groups of people around unfamiliar places like it’s your own backyard? This book can help you become a Tour Guide. It will teach you what you need to say, how to advertise your services and even how to get paid. It will teach you how to start your first tour, how to get repeat business after you’ve finished it and even what life is really like ‘out there on the road’.Written by a Tour Guide with experience in guided tours across 15 countries and with contributions from experts all across the…
Author(s): Nick Manning, Kerin Ramirez

2. Tour du Mont Blanc: Includes 50 Large-Scale Walking Maps & Guides to 12 Towns and Villages – Planning, Places to Stay, Places to Eat (Trailblazer) (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfAt 15,781ft, Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in western Europe. All-in-one hiking route guide, maps and accommodations for the trail (105 miles, 168km) that circumnavigates the massif. Passing through France, Italy and Switzerland, is the most popular long distance walk in Europe. Includes 50 large-scale walking maps; 12 town maps and 2 overview maps. Full details of all accommodations and campsites, restaurants and inns; plus full public transport information. Includes day-walks.This guide includes:60 maps – 12 town and village plans and 50 large-scale walking maps – at…
Author(s): Jim Manthorpe

3. The Tour of Mont Blanc: Complete two-way trekking guide (2015)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe essential guidebook to the 105-mile Tour of Mont Blanc trek in the Alps. One of the best of the world’s classic walks, which circumnavigates the Mont Blanc massif in about eleven days through France, Switzerland and Italy. The walk has all the excitement of the high mountains yet none of the worry of altitude sickness. It crosses numerous cols with stunning views of spectacular snow and rock peaks and accommodation along the route is plentiful. The ‘official’ Tour du Mont Blanc follows an established route around the main block of mountains containing not only Mont Blanc but its principal allied summits such as Aiguille Verte,…
Author(s): Kev Reynolds

4. Fodor’s Boston (Full-color Travel Guide) (2017)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThere’s history and culture around every bend in Boston―skyscrapers nestle next to historic hotels while modern marketplaces line the antique cobblestone streets. The city that blends yesterday and today has much to offer, and with this updated Fodor’s Gold Guide first-time visitors, as well as returning visitors, will discover all of Beantown’s old and new charms. Fodor’s writers have scoured the city to find the best new hotels, restaurants, bars, shops, and sights. A visually stunning color photo guide covers the essential sights and unmissable attractions throughout Boston. A handy PULLOUT map will help you navigate on the go….
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

5. Tour du Mont Blanc: The world’s most famous trek: everything you need to know to plan and walk it (The Great Treks of the Alps) (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe only guidebook for the Tour du Mont Blanc with Real 1:25,000 Maps: proper mapping included for each stage. This makes navigation easy and saves you money: no need to buy additional maps. Also includes:• Unique Itinerary Planner: plan a bespoke itinerary to match your ability and vacation schedule. All difficult calculations of time, distance and altitude gain are done for you• 6 Proposed Itineraries of between 7 and 12 days• Everything the trekker needs to know to plan the route: route descriptions, costs, budget, difficulty, weather, how to get there, and more• Full accommodation listings: spectacularly…
Author(s): Andrew McCluggage

6. Fodor’s Los Angeles: with Disneyland and Orange County (Full-color Travel Guide) (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfOur local writers vet every recommendation to ensure that you not only make the most of your time, but that you also have all the most up-to-date and essential information you need to plan the perfect trip. This new edition has been FULLY-REDESIGNED with a new layout and beautiful images for more intuitive travel planning! Fodor’s Los Angeles includes: that visually captures the top highlights of Los Angeles. throughout, including special features on Disneyland, celebrity spotting, and movie-famous locations. identify the best things to see, do, eat, drink, and more. for various trip lengths help you…
Author(s): Fodor’s Travel Guides

7. The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook: Your Guide to the Normandy Battlefields and WWII Paris (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe D-Day Visitor’s Handbook includes everything you need to know to plan and make your visit to the site of the biggest seaborne invasion in history. This compact guidebook not only describes the most significant land invasion of World War II, but provides detailed battlefield maps and tours, identifies monuments and attractions, and locates museums and historical sites to make your planning easier and less stressful.This guide provides everything you need ahead of your visit, including: The D-Day Visitor’s Handbook contains a wealth of detailed…
Author(s): Kevin Dennehy, Stephen Powers

8. Lonely Planet Provence & the Cote d’Azur (Travel Guide) (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfLonely Planet: The world’s number one travel guide publisher* is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Try local cheese and wine in hilltop villages overlooking lavender fields, relax on the beaches of St-Tropez and try your luck in Monaco’s famous casino – all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Provence & the Côte d’Azur and begin your journey now! Inside : is our most comprehensive guide to Provence & the Côte d’Azur, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences. Looking for more…
Author(s): Lonely Planet , Hugh McNaughtan , et al.

9. Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student’s Road Survival Kit (2010)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfEncouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable. You’ll learn how to prepare for the NCLEX® and your nursing career, how to get good grades, how to deal with failure, how to improve oral and written reports, and much more. A must-have for…
Author(s): Chenevert RN BSN MN MA, Melodie

10. Explorer’s Guide Maine (19th Edition) (Explorer’s Complete) (2019)

 Best Tour Guide Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfA traveler’s must-have companion for over 30 years―a complete guide to the best of MaineExplorer’s Guide Maine is back for the 19th time, providing readers with everything they need to know for making their next trip to Maine the best one yet. This comprehensive, fully up- to- date edition guides travelers of all interests, whether they are looking to explore wildlife wonders or cultural hubs.Featuring hot spots from the southern coast (like Ogunquit and Wells), Casco Bay (Freeport), the Midcoast and the islands (Boothbay Harbor region), and Down East (Acadia area) to the western…
Author(s): Nancy English, Christina Tree

Best Tour Guide Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some tour guide books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

The Character Theory of Finite Groups of Lie Type: A Guided Tour (Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics, Band 187)

Author(s): Meinolf Geck, Gunter Malle
ID: 2523250, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

The Character Theory of Finite Groups of Lie Type: A Guided Tour (Cambridge Studies in Advanced Mathematics)

Author(s): Meinolf Geck, Gunter Malle
ID: 2564834, Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Year: 2020, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

A guided tour of artificial intelligence research. Vol 2

Author(s): Marquis P
ID: 2791379, Publisher: Springer, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are truly hot items according to Chicago Tribune, others are composed by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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