Tour Industry News Archive

International Tour Guide Day – Love Your Guide!

This coming Sunday the 21st of February is International Tour Guide Day, celebrating everyone’s favourite part of their tour – the guide! Show your favourite tour guide some love and appreciation this February 21st by sharing your best guide memories from your trip as part of the festivities . International Tour Guide Day was originally founded by the

TourRadar Award Winners revealed!

The day has finally come! We are very excited to reveal the winners of the annual TourRadar Awards for 2015. TourRadar began hosting our annual awards in order to celebrate and recognise the very best guides and tours in the industry, according to travellers feedback. First launched in 2012, the feedback is accumulated throughout each year, with

Stationary Exchange for Tour Guides

Are you a stationery geek in need of your next hit? Finding the perfect stationery for guiding while on the road is tough. We spoke to the guides in our Guide Community and found out that this seemingly small detail is one of their biggest needs while on the road. Finding suitable stationary when zipping

A Community for Tour Guides is here

We’re pretty excited this week to be launching a project that’s been a long time in the making. The new TourRadar Guide Community is our first step to revolutionising the way tour guides showcase their experience, connect with each other and share their expert travel advice. We’re thrilled to be launching the first dedicated community

TourRadar Award Winners Announced

We are very excited to announce the winners of the annual TourRadar Awards, naming the Most Amazing Tours of 2014 and the inaugural Guide of the Year Award winners. The awards are based on thousands of reviews submitted by travellers throughout 2014. We launched our first awards in 2012 to highlight extraordinary trips, based solely on customer

TourRadar takes home the Travolution Award for Best Travel Agent Website 2014

TourRadar is proud to announce being awarded Best Travel Agent Website 2014 only 13 months after the first customer booked her trip through the TourRadar website. This award is given to the travel agent website that has achieved the greatest impact in its market. The judges panel, consisting of proven business leaders, experts and entrepreneurs, were asked to

Our Black Friday Sale is coming…get ready!

TourRadar’s Black Friday sale is coming….are you ready to take advantage of the massive 30-35% off savings?   Make sure you’ve followed these steps to prep yourself: Check with your boss, school, uni and mom to make sure you can have the time off for an awesome tour. You’ll need to lock in your dates

Love Your Guide with the TourRadar Guide of the Year Awards

Do you Love Your Guide? Show them!  TourRadar’s Guide of the Year Awards are the one place you can tell your fantastic tour guide how much you love them by leaving a review. We are running the worlds only Guide of the Year Awards competition and need your help to find the #1 Guide of

TourRadar VIP Lounge Pass

For the month of October TourRadar is offering you a FREE VIP airport lounge pass with every booking. We think all our customers deserve the VIP treatment, so this is your exclusive upgrade to live like the rich and famous before your flight. You can indulge yourself with a luscious lounge stopover and arrive on

Matt Ventura, Winner of Ultimate Tour Competition 2013

I have done a fair bit of travel in my lifetime, some on my own and some with travel groups but my experience with Free & Easy Traveler was unlike any other. After finding out I had won the TourRadar Ultimate Tour Competition, I was given the choice between 3 trips with 3 different companies with