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By creating a professional, consistent, and welcoming environment, G-Guides Academy helps to foster the confidence and curiosity of our students while preparing them for their future in the tourism industry. Each day is enriched with hands-on experiences, providing ample opportunities for students to improve their knowledge-base while developing essential academic skills. See the classes being offered at G-Guides Academy.

 
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STORYTELLING FOR VIRTUAL TOURS

Recipe for Success

Tourist guides are storytellers by nature and the number one skill that set apart good from perfect tourist guides is how one is able to master the art of storytelling. Being able to tell great, engaging story that people will talk about is becoming essential skill for tourist guides who want to engage with travelers and explorers of the world also in the virtual environment.   

COURSE IN A NUTSHELL

IN THIS LIVE CLASS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • How is virtual storytelling different from face-to-face storytelling

  • What are the elements of a great story and how to connect them

  • How to use engaging language

  • How you can transform a good story into a great story in virtual environment

  • What are the main mistakes tourist guides do when going telling the story in virtual environment

  • Dos and don'ts of virtual storytelling

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF YOU WANT TO:

  • guide your tours online

  • create virtual experiences for guests all around the world

  • engage your audience with exciting stories that everybody wants to listen

  • make people share your stories with their friends and family

THE COURSE INCLUDES:

  • 5 academic hours of live classes with trainer

  • 5 academic hours of self-paced learning with recommended reading and activities

  • transformative learning experience

  • access to ask live questions to your trainer during the duration of this course

  • certificate of completion

WHEN ARE LIVE CLASSES SCHEDULED?

  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 4.00pm to 5.15pm CEST (Brussels time)

  • The course starts every week (every Tuesday)

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Computer, laptop or smartphone to be able to access the online live sessions

  • You should be able to use a PC or Apple Mac at a basic level.

  • You do need a good internet to be able to enjoy all the content of the course fully.

* You don't have to be a licensed tour guide to join this course and obtain the virtual tour guide certificate.

**Please note that this is a live class course and you will get an invite to join the virtual classroom.

COURSE CURRICULUM

This is a live class course of 10 academic hours in total. 5 academic hours of self-paced learning will enhance the learning experience of 5 live online contact hours with trainer. Trainer will be available so you can ask live questions as well as leading the course and providing guidance to the students. The course content is divided in 3 modules, where students master the art of virtual storytelling with theoretical and practical knowledge being thought at the same time in proportion 60% theory and 40% practicum (the proportion recommended also by World Federation of tourist guides associations – WFTGA).

MODULE 1:

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN IN THIS MODULE?

  • How is virtual storytelling different from face-to-face storytelling

  • What are the elements of a great story and how you can master them

  • How using engaging language will help you connect with your audience

MODULE 2:

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

  • How you can transform a good story into a great story in virtual environment

  • What are the main mistakes tourist guides do when going telling the story in virtual environment

  • Case studies and what we can learn from them

  • Dos and don'ts of virtual storytelling

MODULE 3: PRAKTIKUM

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN:

  • you will be working actively on your virtual storytelling technique

  • with engaging exercises, you will put all the knowledge from the course in practice

  • you will get and give valuable feedback with focus on the room for improvement

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Become a certified virtual tour guide

An Exceptional Learning Experience

Profession of a tour guide is facing the big challenge of how to provide the services in the times when people do not want and cannot travel. Take advantage of modern technology and share your knowledge and passion also in the times when traveling is restricted. Invest in your future by learning a new ways to share what you know and love with even wider audience than before and at the same time help your country and destination in times of crisis with being an advocate for it.

BECOME A CERTIFIED VIRTUAL GUIDE

and offer your services to the whole world, regardless of their location and ability to travel by becoming virtual tour guide.

COURSE IN A NUTSHELL

IN THIS LIVE CLASS COURSE YOU WILL LEARN:

  • how to prepare the content for virtual tours

  • how are virtual tours different from face-to-face guided tours

  • where and how you can do virtual guided tours

  • how to sell virtual tours online

  • what technology you can use to guide virtual tours

  • storytelling for virtual tour guides

THIS COURSE IS FOR YOU IF YOU WANT TO:

  • guide tours online

  • create virtual experiences for guests all around the world

  • promote your destinations online

  • support sustainable tourism and have more virtual tourists

  • make your tours accessible to everyone

THE COURSE INCLUDES:

  • 10 academic hours of live classes with trainers (2 x 5 consecutive days)

  • transformative learning experience

  • access to ask questions to your 2 trainers during the duration of this course

  • certificate of completition

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Become a tour guide of the future

Recipe for Success


Profession that is in high demand and enables you to escape 9-5 job, get you in contact with people from around the globe and gives you the opportunity to shape the future of sustainable development in tourism.

Teachers at G-Guides Academy will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to enquire and learn. This class gives our students a chance to apply their unique skills and expand their horizons by learning something new.

MOST POPULAR COURSES:

  • Become a certified virtual guide

  • G-Guides Space Academy

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Communication skills for 21st century

Fun and Challenging

Intercultural communication, negotiation skills, rhetoric, interpersonal communication and much more are the main topics that you will learn about in this life changing course that will enable you to communicate efficiently and successfully.

Dive right into class with one of our expert teachers. Our goal as educators is to spur our students’ curiosity and allow them to learn at their own pace. Get in touch with us to learn more, or better yet, come by to experience this class first-hand.

MOST POPULAR COURSES:

  • Intercultural communication

  • Storytelling for virtual tour guides

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Sustainability in the 21st Century

An Exceptional Learning Experience

Sustainability is a buzz word in 21st century and everybody seems to talk about it but hardly anybody seems to really understand it and knows how to use it as a unique selling preposition (USP). You will learn how to implement sustainability to be the heart of your brand and business.

Enroll in this hands-on, innovative class and take part in a unique, challenging learning experience. Our qualified and skilled teachers serve as facilitators in the course, guiding students through academic exploration and individual learning.

MOST POPULAR COURSES:

  • Tourist guiding for more accessibility

  • Supporting sustainable tourism with tourist guiding

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