Private tour guide can be a business traveler’s best friend
writes Jill Becker, special to CNN. Here are some excerpts fromhis article about the pros of hiring a private guide.
‘Leisure travelers such as myself aren’t the only ones taking advantage of the joys of working with a personal tour guide. Business travelers have discovered that hiring a local guide is an extremely smart and convenient way to make the most of any downtime they may have (…)’
‘(…) you can save a tremendous amount of time, because a guide is obviously going to know the quickest way to get someplace, instead of you having to consult guidebooks and maps and so forth. One also gets an excellent sense of the local flavor, and, if it’s a country that’s not English speaking, it’s wonderful to have somebody who can translate for you. Of course, as with most things, finding the right tour guide is key (…)’