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Providing the best guides & travel staff in the business!

As a member of the ITMI family of brands, ITGS is backed by over 40 years of tour industry experience. 



Tour Guides & Tour Directors

Tour Guides & Tour Directors

Group Travel

Group Travel

         Travel Staff

         Travel Staff

International Guides

International Guides

At ITGS, we provide experienced certified tour guides, tour directors, cruise & travel staff / meet & greet and hosts for tour operators, for both receptive and foreign inbound tours. We also work with meeting and event planners, travel agents, DMCs, DMOs, incentive companies and private groups.

You provide us with a description of the qualifications you are seeking in a tour guide/tour director, along with information about the tour itinerary. We provide you with suitable candidates for the job.

To begin the process, please complete our online form here : 


The International Tour Guide Service (ITGS) is a subsidiary of the International Tour Management Institute (ITMI), the premier certification school for Tour Guides, Tour Directors, and Tour Professionals for more than 40 years. 

ITGS connects the world's top Tour Operators, DMCs and Incentive Companies with certified and exceptional tour guides, tour directors and travel staff. Their certification lays the foundation required to succeed in the most challenging roles and circumstances. We excel at identifying individuals that will flourish in the travel industry's highest demand jobs. 

Our expansive network of Tour Guides and Tour Directors is an essential resource for Travel, Tour & Hospitality Companies seeking access to the most qualified and diverse talent available.  

We maintain strong relationships with Tour Guides who specialize in historical, cultural, religious, and site-specific tours, as well as those who are masters of meet & greets, transportation dispatch, dine arounds and convention & incentive teamwork. 

Our talent pool includes many multilingual Tour Guides experienced in domestic and international tours. Their thirst for knowledge and passion for storytelling ensure your guests will have meaningful experiences they will remember for the rest of their lives. 

All of our Tour Directors are itinerary management experts. Their unique people skills and problem solving abilities make them well equipped to lead a tour or be an integral member of a team both following the letter and the spirit of the company's brand. From the minute the event begins, guests will have no doubt that they are in the best possible hands.  

ITGS Tour Guides and Tour Directors are carefully and continuously vetted to ensure they meet our professional standards and possess the background, temperament, and qualifications you seek. Our strategic approach to talent identification and recommendation eliminates all guesswork and helps make your hiring process smooth and seamless. 

meet the team

Please allow us to introduce you to the five biggest reasons you should depend on ITGS for your tour and travel professional hiring needs. With over a century of industry innovation and leadership combined, there is no group better equipped to assist your organization with informed, strategic personnel decisions. 

CEO Ted Bravos is a tour management visionary whose advocacy and wisdom spans five decades. As co-founder of the International Tour Management Institute (ITMI), ITGS's parent company, Ted has worked tirelessly to establish and maintain the standard of professionalism to which tour guides and tour directors are held worldwide. 

President Joan Keddell is a highly regarded travel industry thought leader. Her over 30-year career includes high-profile roles in hospitality, tour directing, receptive tour organizations, and cruise companies. Her unique experience provides tremendous insight that guides and inspires everything ITGS does. 

Director of Operations Amy Noble is a problem solver and relationship builder extraordinaire. Throughout her 25 years as a tour guide, tour director, incentive and meeting planner, she has wowed clients with world-class programs, motivated talented sales teams, and lifted ITGS with her rare blend of passion and practicality.

Account Manager Haley Walleser's energy, enthusiasm, and industry knowledge are essential to ITGS's quality and success. As a veteran domestic and international tour director and tour guide, she has a deep understanding of the skills and abilities most valued by the world's top tour operators. 

Web Coordinator Janet Keddell keeps her finger on the pulse of the latest technology trends and expertly leverages them for ITGS and its clients. Janet is part architect and part untangler, ensuring that all of our partners have the best possible access to all of the tools and resources they need at all times.