Introduction to Module 7

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In this Unit, we deal with legal issues in tour guiding. Do you think a tour guide needs to be aware of legal issues which relate to tour guiding? You will realise that you need to be aware of legislation guiding your profession. As a tour guide, you need to find out whether or not you have to register your business. You also need to find information on how to register. We will begin the Unit by looking at registration and other important legal requirements in tour guiding. You will be given practical tasks to find information on how to register your tour guiding business. You will then explore other legal aspects of your business such as contracts and insurance. By the time you complete the Unit, you will be well rounded in legal aspects pertaining your profession. In that way, you will be able to ensure that you render quality service to tourists and will be more likely to maintain tour guiding standards.