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ToursByLocals.comTours By Locals is a new platform that connects people who are traveling someplace with local experts that could act as their guides. The idea is to maximize local knowledge and let tourists have access to people who could give them a true understanding of any location the are visiting – after all, who could convey the different aspects of a culture more fully than a person who has lived there all his life?


The site itself collects a vast number of profile pages, and it is important to stress that all the local guides that are featured are extensively screened.

They do not receive their payment until the tour has finished and you (as the customer) have expressed your satisfaction with the service that has been rendered.

This system benefits everybody, since travelers know they will have a travel experience that will be 100 % representative of the place they are heading for, whereas locals can become findable by everybody, and have a ready chance to provide their services without having to worry about marketing, back-end systems and related considerations. In Their Own Words

“ToursByLocals connects travelers with local people keen to share their knowledge, experience and expertise.”

Why It Might Be A Killer

Travelers get a ready chance to immerse themselves in the cultures they are visiting, while locals can make an income just by sharing the knowledge that is inherent to them.

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Author : Roger Hollings

Born and bred in Maine, Roger is one of the longest-standing writers for A translator by trade, he is passionate about art in all its forms. He enjoys both classic and contemporary literature, nature photography and music from both sides of the Atlantic. Fascinated by technology from an early age, he has always explored the ways in which computers let people articulate their thoughts and communicate better with the world at large.

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