Advice for Tourist Guides on how to get busy

What comes next after you have successfully finished your Cape Town Tourist Guide course and your are a CATHSSETA approved Tourism Guide ?



  • It is great if you can offer Transport to your Guests – promote it.
  • Offer Shuttles Services
  • Make sure you have all applicable Documents and Permissions for transporting Customers like: Clearance or roadworthy certificates to transport passengers. Public Road Carrier Permit to transport passengers. Cross-border transport permits. Appropriate insurance meaning General Public Liability and Passenger Liability.

On this Page you will find some helpful Hints and Tips for your Tour Guiding Business in South Africa.

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Tourist Guide Advice by Livingstone Tourism Academy Cape Town.

Be Social

  • Promote and Connect your Tour Guiding Business on social Platforms like: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Pinterest Google+ Tumblr.


  • Contact Guesthouses and Hotels and offer your Tourist Guide Services to them.
  • Connect with Specialists for example Karin Koch from Welgemeend Conference and Function Venue Cape Town. She is a Food and Wine expert and can offer your guests food and wine courses.
  • Consider becoming a Member of SATSA – The Southern Africa Tourism Services Association
  • Be pro active and offer your clients portable Wifi devices from MobileWiFi. They hire out pocket routers including a South African SIM card. This enables your clients to connect to the internet anywhere at anytime.
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