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Training course for new tour guides launched

Wed, 26 Aug 2015


Wannabe tour guides will be put through their paces - with the launch of a new college course to help ensure they can sell the Isle of Man.

It will start in October and will include 24 two hour sessions covering archaeology, history and local culture.

Guides are needed to help large groups of visitors, cruise passengers and independent travellers - the course will form part of the Blue Badge Guide qualification which is the nationally recognised standard for guiding.

MLC David Cretney has responsibility for tourism and motorsport - he says it's important guides have a deep knowledge of the Island:

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