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Guide of the Year

TourRadar's Guide of the Year Awards highlights exceptionalism within the tour guide community.

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For Travellers

The Guide of the Year awards rely on travellers just like you to leave reviews of your tour and guide to help us honour the industry’s best guides. If you have taken a tour in 2017, leave your guide a review to help them win!

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For Guides

Beginning in 2017, guides will have the opportunity to compete as either a Cultural Guide or an Adventure Guide. Both distinctions offer two separate awards and each boasts their own set of requirements. Find out which one you qualify for below.

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2017 Leaderboards

GUIDETOURSRATINGOPERATOR
1Profile image Jessica pack ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
2Profile image Jack Pease ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
3Profile image Ryan Gemmola Wanderlands Bali, Wanderlands Bali & Lombok
Wanderlands Travel
4Profile image Dan Doy ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
5Profile image Alissa Klem Balintro, Balintro + Ubud
Intro Travel
6Profile image Joshua Johnson ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
7Profile image Emma Emerson Greek Island Flexi-Hopper, Discover the North,…
Busabout
8Profile image Benjamin Duff Greek Island Flexi-Hopper, North & South & West Loops,…
Busabout
9Profile image Filip Liovic Hop-on Hop-off Unlimited Pass, 12 Stop Pass, North &…
Busabout
10Profile image Danny Lawson Wanderlands Bali, Wanderlands Bali & Lombok
Wanderlands Travel
GUIDETOURSRATINGOPERATOR
1Profile image Elisha 2 Countries - Thailand & Cambodia, Elephant2Islands,…
Bamboo
2Profile image Adam Whitehouse ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi, VietnamIntro - 9 Day
Intro Travel
3Profile image Ismail IZI Öksüz TruTravels Thailand Experience (from Bangkok to Koh…
TruTravels
4Profile image Itchy TruTravels Full Moon Experience (from Bangkok to Koh…
TruTravels
5Profile image Duyen Nguyen(Jane) Discover Vietnam - 21 day tour (+Southern Explorer),…
Bamboo
6Profile image Desmond O'Dell Naturally Nica , Coastin Costa , YachtLife…
Life Before Work Travel
7Profile image Arm Koh Samui Volunteer Projects, Discover Thailand - 14…
Bamboo
8Profile image Jay Cooper ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
9Profile image Pahn 2 Countries - Thailand & Cambodia, Volunteer with…
Bamboo
10Profile image Michaela Pollard Cambodia - Siem Reap English Teaching, 2 Countries -…
Bamboo
2014 Guide of the Yoear - Isobel Needham

2014 Winner

Isobel NeedhamBusabout & Contiki
2015 Guide of the Yoear - Harry Bradbury

2015 Winner

Harry BradburyTruTravels
2016 Guide of the Yoear - Mathew James Stirland

2016 Winner

Mathew James StirlandIntro Travel