Colorado Free University Course Listing and Online Registration

Careers in World Travel: Become a Tour Guide or Tour Director

Dates:August 24, 2023
Meets:One Thu., 6-8PM 08/24 (MT)
Location:Colorado Free University in Lowry.
Cost: $51.00

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

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If you have good people skills and love to travel, join this informative seminar and discover the opportunities that are out there for tour guides and tour directors, including working on a cruise ship. Jobs are available full or part-time and are suitable for people of all ages. Learn the difference between a tour guide and a tour director, a typical day-in-the life, the income potential and benefits, and what hiring companies look for. This is your chance to sit down with experienced tour directors who will ensure that you leave knowing if a career in this exciting field is for you. Daniel Slater and Frank Slater, PhD each have 30 years of experience as tour directors and tour guides. Frank has worked in over 50 countries, on six continents, and on cruise ships. He is CEO of the International Guide Academy, a published author, industry consultant, and teaches along with IGA President, Daniel Slater. They both are certified international Tour Directors and certified Tour Guides and have earned the prestigious title of Certified Tour Manager designation from the University of Breda, the Netherlands. They also ran a tour operator company together. Certified tour guides and certified tour directors are in high demand by tour operators, sightseeing companies, destination management companies, event planners, etc.


$5 materials fee paid in class, cash or check.
Fee: $51.00

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Colorado Free University in Lowry.

CFU is at 7653 E 1st Pl. Denver, CO 80230 (NE corner of Red Cross Way & 1st Pl). From 1st Ave and Quebec St, head east on 1st Ave to the stop sign at Roslyn St. Make a left on Roslyn and then a quick right on 1st Pl, heading east 2.5 blocks (past Red Cross Way) as the parking lot is on the east side of the building. Turn left into the parking lot, once in the lot we are on your left in the 2-story light tan brick building with red tiled roof. If you hit Spruce Street you've gone too far.