Tourism Development and Marketing Alaska Tour Guide Training Program Overview Alaska Tour Guide Training is a 2 1/2 day workshop that generates economic activity in communities by helping residents get hired as tour guides and helping guides start their own tour businesses. The curriculum explores the elements that make up a successful and compelling tour. The training provides hands-on practice working with different learning styles of guests and meeting visitor expectations. The art of interpretation and telling a story rests at the core of this training program. Photo Credit: Odin Brudie Current Alaska Tour Guide Trainers Linda Nicklin (Master Trainer) Gastineau Guiding Juneau 907-723-3981 email@example.com Odin Brudie (Master Trainer) Juneau 907-209-4344 firstname.lastname@example.org Joel Probst (Master Trainer) Northern Safety Operations Juneau 907-523-9094 email@example.com Dave Doughty Seward 907-224-3960 firstname.lastname@example.org Janelle Eklund Wrangell Institute for Science and Environment Copper Center 907-822-3282 email@example.com Dragon London (907) 220-4411 firstname.lastname@example.org Anthony Nakazawa UAF Cooperative Extension Anchorage 907-786-6323 email@example.com Eric Oravsky Adventure Flow Juneau 907-202-8889 firstname.lastname@example.org Jasmin Smith Owner/Small Business Development Consultant Certified Hospitality Department Trainer The Business Boutique 907-230-4968 www.thebusinessboutique.org Dan L. Wetzel Nature Alaska Tours Fairbanks 907-488-3746 email@example.com Trainer Materials To access the Alaska Tour Guide Training program materials such as trainer's manual, participant workbooks and PowerPoint presentations, contact DED staff for the password and instructions. Click here to access the password protected site. Class Schedule No classes are scheduled at this time. Contact Us As of July 1, 2016, this program is no longer staffed.