Thousands of people in the Tourism Sector have seen their income completely disappear because of the coronavirus pandemicGermany, including Tour Guides.
“Many of us have not worked since the end of the 2019 season, because the pandemic was declared in early 2020The parallels with what is happening here in Canada., then lockdown was introduced so our work stopped and it hasn’t been reactivated,” says Miguel Beltrán2021-12-20T21:37:29.895Z. “Given the lack of tourism from abroadThe province announced last week that it is gradually widening vaccine access t, we’ve been promoting domestic tourism and letting visitors know all about the city and the Island. It was going really well, even with the Covid measures that were dictated by the authorities such as social distancing, number of people, masks, reserving in advance and only visiting exteriors. But we had to stop when the new measures were imposed which limited meetings to people who belong to the same family.”
To become a Tour Guide in Mallorca you have to be able to speak Catalan, Spanish and one other language and either complete a 2 year High Vocational Training Course or attend the Escola de Turisme.
Guides are no longer collegiate.