What Does it Take to Be an Active Travel Tour Host?
Active tours need active tour hosts for bike trips and walking tours. What are the qualifications of an Active Travel Tours trip host?
- You must work well with people.
- You should have been on at least two previous Active Travel Tours.
- On bike tours, you should have basic bicycle maintenance skills.
- You need to be available to answer questions and give suggestions.
- You will act as a liaison between the tour guests and the lodging providers.
- You will distribute information such as bike and walking routes.
- Although you are not a tour guide, you will accompany group members on outings.
- Travel tour hosts will be given information about local services such as bike rental/repair shops, restaurants, recreational/historical/educational activities, and other tourist information. You will pass this information along to tour participants.
- You will have contact information for local medical and transportation facilities as well as for Active Travel Tours administrators so that you can also pass this along to tour participants.
- You will receive host training which may take the form of in-person, online or telephone training sessions.
If you would like to find out more about becoming an Active Travel tour host, please submit the following information.