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Looking for Tour Guide any language!!
Posted March 18th, 2013 - 3:32 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey guyz!

I m working for a tour operator specialized in bachelor parties and we organize a lot of stuff. We re an international teamand have an English and French operation already and a German, Norwegian, Russian.... on their way.

But today I m interested in recruiting tour guide topresent Budapest to foreigners in a last minute tour kind of way.

We all know that Budapest is wonderful but most of the people that comes don't and alot of them have no idea where to go and can't speak English.

The idea is to give them a low-cost but maxi pro tour of the city.

The pay would be 2000 HUF per hour, the idea being to charge 3000 HUF per customer.

The tour would be 3 hours long.

If a group is more than 4 people you have 1000 HUF extra per extra customer.

Job description:

• We want every language! From Chinese to Latvian or Elfic, Vulcanian, even the guy that claims he can whisper to beef (or horses, does not matter anymore anyway).

• You want to share your universally recognized knowledge about Budapest (if you re the only one who thinks that it still counts).

• You want to have a chance to practice your mother language (mum would be proud) or a language that you know (suck on that grumpy high school teachers).

• You want to meet people from all over the world

• You want to make money but not in a call-center locked between 4 walls

• We accept you as you are, no need to worries about visa work permit or stuff

• Free guided tours are nice but when people are tightfisted, for instance French people (no offense guyz I m French myself) well…. You don’t make any money, with us you re sure to have some forints at the end of the day

• British up to date to all regulation company, meaning: ultra safe and serious

This whole idea is still at a project step.

I want to have as many guides I can find no need to know the city quite well, we ll all work together for that.

Then prospect the market but at around 10 euros a 3 hours long tour in their own language I guess a lot of customers will be interested.

Hope to hear from you all guyz!

Cheers
;)

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 4:00 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey! This sounds really great, have me in mind with native Bulgarian (and thank god, I also speak Hungarian;)).

Thanks!

Teddy

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 4:38 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Great! will send you details soon ;)

Posted March 18th, 2013 - 10:40 pm from Budapest, Hungary
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Posted March 19th, 2013 - 10:13 am by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
hello,
I am interested, I speak English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Hungarian. I was also working as a tourist guide.

Posted March 19th, 2013 - 2:09 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Sounds like a great time to spend my Erasmus in Budapest.
Romanian native, English, Italian, French and Spanish speaker. I can manage in Polish also.

If you have a place for me, it would be an amazing oportunity to meet new people, have fun, socialize and earn some travelling money.

Best regards,
Mihai Pancu.

P.S.: I would also have an "excuse" to visit Budapest more, so my knowledge and amazing personality are yours.

Posted March 19th, 2013 - 6:36 pm by from San Bartolome de Tirajana, Spain (Permalink)
Hello,

I am interested in.
I am Spanish Native Speaker and I am living in Budapest for a while and I know Hungarian Culture as a local citizen, I am a good talkative and good person who speak for a bunch of people ( I am Tanar)

I hope hear some news from you soon

Adrian

Posted March 25th, 2013 - 10:39 am by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hi, used to work as a guide in Russian language for the main tourist office IBUSZ, finished high scool fac. History and Russian language. Wish to start again this excellent job.

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Posted March 26th, 2013 - 10:15 am from Budapest, Hungary
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Posted March 26th, 2013 - 6:37 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
@ Gerar

I ve read my post several times and unlike i can't see anything related with having people working not according to the regulation.

I ve studied law, including european and labour law and i don't there is a lot of different kind of contract that can be made.

Apparently you don't like British company, being French, I can't say I love British (they burnt Joan of Ark and vainquished Napoleon) but seeing an English company as a shady company because they could not get back to me (which is of course totally wrong)is, I think going really too far.

You think my post is unclear? Never said it was, it is just for people who are interested, details will follow.

So since you want to be "M. by the book" with your shiny armour of white knight protecting the weak from me as evil, I would just say to you that I wrote, clearly I think since it is on a separate line:

"This whole idea is still at a project step"

Which means that first I need to be sure that the whole thing is possible.

thanks for your concern nonetheless, no harm done
;)

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 6:56 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
To all,

Thanks for your numerous messages, I could not have expected better answers to this project.

I repeat again, the whole thing is still a project, so for those of you expecting to start working right away and to make big money, I won't lie to you: I don't think it will be for next week.

The positionnement is on a low-cost market, which means that we would require a lot of customers to be money-making,to have that much customers means advertising, a lot.

What I need from you right now, is 3 things:

1. Motivation:
As I said, we start from scratch, nada, rien, 0. So you would have to be patient and higly motivated because we ll have a lot of work to do before getting started
For example establishing proper contracts for all of you but also all the organisation; booking process, availabilties, itnerary....

2. Personality:
This job is YOUR job. Bring something of yourself into it, if you know something, share it!
If for instance you are able to make a tour about architecture, tell the community and we ll arrange an itinerary, can be also about History, communist legacy, culture whatever....

3. Ideas:
Like I said the advertising will take a major part of the process, we ll need a website, a facebook.... all ideas for advertising are good but all ideas about developping something that could interest tourist are good also.

Like giving customers a map with point of interest but also activities, anything that could be relevant....


Among all the msg I ve received a lot of you have a higly valuable experience, that s great, it will help us to overcome all the difficulties.

So far we re able to cover more than 10 different languages.

I want to deeply thank all of you, I do believe that this whole thing is a great idea.

First, it has never been done,
second it is something higly valuable for tourist and third Budapest will be thankful...

like they say Karma is a bitch so let s make it a princess ;)

It would be nice to meet all of us for a big brainstorming.

I propose this sunday at 4PM.

For the meeting point I don't know yet, if the weather is good i would prefer to be outside as it would be our workplace!

Cheers and again thank you all guyz!
;)

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 8:05 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Too bad you start so early... I will be in Budapest not untill July, so if you won't find anyone with Polish language till that time, you can send me a message:) I'm finishing Hungarian studies in Poland right now, which means I'm quite well educated in this subject. I also lived in Budapest for 6 months so I know the city well including history, architecture, cool places and so on.
I know Polish as a native, English on advanced level (I passed CAE exam) and Hungarian as well.
I hope your project will success!
Cheers Agata

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 9:15 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey, I already sent you a msg... pls keep me posted ;)

Posted March 26th, 2013 - 11:45 pm by from San Bartolome de Tirajana, Spain (Permalink)
For me this Sunday at 16:00 h pm is right, let me know when you know the place as well

cheers

Posted March 27th, 2013 - 12:50 pm by from Helsinki, Finland (Permalink)
Hey!

I would be interested too. I'm a native Finnish speaker, I could also probably swing Swedish and Spanish with a little revision (which I'd be happy to do).

I specialize in cool cafés/restaurants of Budapest ^^ Maybe that could be of use...

Please let me know more! I can probably also participate this Sunday at 4pm.

Posted March 28th, 2013 - 10:39 am by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Ok guyz apparently the weather won't be too good on sunday so the best would be to meet in a covered place and a big one just to be sure.

I was thinking Fogas Haz is quite big now so in the room next to the ping pong table at the ground floor on the left when you come in at 4PM on sunday.

The only thing is as it will be eastern sunday i m not fully 100% sure that it won't be closed :(

I ll check it by that time and will let you know.

adress: http://goo.gl/maps/NadIV

Get ready your questions (hoping I ll be able to answer them) and your preferd availabilities.

See you there guyzzzzzzzz
;)

Posted March 28th, 2013 - 12:26 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hey,

I have just sent you a private message!
I am a native Hungarian, a certified bilingual tourguide and an English teacher looking for a tourguide position.
I hope you still need guides!

Looking forward to receiving your mail!

All the best,
Mel

Posted March 28th, 2013 - 1:05 pm by from Lima, Peru (Permalink)
Hello!

I´m a peruvian girl living in Budapest since January. So, I know very well the city and the most important: I love Budapest!

and of course, I´m a native Spanish speaker. I also speak English and I´m learning Hungarian.

I´ll like to be part of this project!

Regards,

Lucero




Posted March 30th, 2013 - 5:06 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
!!!!! Important news guyz i have to cancel tomorrow s meeting!!!

I have a group of 12 French boys in town for a bachelor week end through out my company and after some complains and stuff (French would be French) it s better if i stay with them for the whole weekend.

Sorry for all inconveniences, thks for your answers, thks Teddy for offering your flat as a backup plan ;)

Will keep you posted for another meeting next week end

Have a great easter week end all of you guyzzz

;)

Posted April 3rd, 2013 - 11:49 am by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hi,
I would happily do tour-guiding in Italian, Hungarian and English. I have lived here all my life so I know every corner of it :-)
I am freelance, so am available on short notice.
lamarti

Posted April 3rd, 2013 - 2:56 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
hi,

it sounds quite interesting!
Hungarian, Slovak and Czech is my field and I can manage Serbian, Bosnian and Croatian too.

Looking forward for more details. ;)
Flora

Posted April 11th, 2013 - 1:44 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
To all of you I created a facebook group:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/526800150717158/

It would be easier to communicate it will also a way for all of you to get to know each other.

Apply there it would be forme a way to communicate to you all and for us a way to exchange.

feel free to ask any questions!

Posted April 11th, 2013 - 7:25 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hi!

I would be also interested to be a tourguide like this! :)

I speak native german and hungarian, fluent english, basic spanish and a little bit russian and turkish.

I hope I can be also part of the team :)

Anna :)

Posted April 20th, 2013 - 9:41 pm by from Budapest, Hungary (Permalink)
Hi!

I'd love to be a part of this project, it sounds awesome! I am Hungarian and I'm currently stdying History and English, so I could show the city from a historian's viewpoint :) I also speak French and studying German, so tourguiding would be a great opportunity to use these languages and to meet new people!

Cheers,
Laura