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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!

Travellers

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 Jack Pease ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
2Profile image Jessica pack 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 Joshua Johnson ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi
Intro Travel
6Profile image Emma Emerson Greek Island Flexi-Hopper, Discover the North,…
Busabout
7Profile image Filip Liovic North & South & West Loops, 12 Stop Pass, Iberian…
Busabout
8Profile image Danny Lawson Wanderlands Bali, Wanderlands Bali & Lombok
Wanderlands Travel
9Profile image Ella Workman Balintro , Balintro + Ubud
Intro Travel
10Profile image Alissa Klem Balintro , Balintro + Ubud
Intro Travel
GUIDETOURSRATINGOPERATOR
1Profile image Ismail IZI Öksüz TruTravels Thailand Experience, TruTravels Thailand…
TruTravels
2Profile image Adam Whitehouse ThaIntro, ThaIntro + Phi Phi, VietnamIntro - 9 Day
Intro Travel
3Profile image Desmond O'Dell Naturally Nica , Coastin Costa , YachtLife…
Life Before Work Travel
4Profile image Alexander Nicholas TruTravels Thailand Experience, TruTravels Full Moon…
TruTravels
5Profile image Dan Fillion Vietnam Explorer , Treasures of Thailand, Vietnam…
Life Before Work Travel
6Profile image Bryce Hancharyk YachtLife Mediterranean, Thaiventure, IslandLife
Life Before Work Travel
7Profile image Ollie Lynch TruTravels Thailand Island Hopper, TruTravels Thailand…
TruTravels
8Profile image Mero Geesey Iceland Highlights, Adriatic Adventure, Italy Biking
Carpe Mundo
9Profile image David Watson 3 Day Isle Of Skye, 3 Day Loch Ness And Skye
MacBackpackers
10Profile image Bethea Clarke Mohawk - Ontario and Quebec, Screech - Ontario,…
Moose Eastern Canada
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