How Malaysia’s Women Tour Guides Are Paving The Way For Travel

For many women travel guides and tour leaders, navigating their way across new destinations presents its own set of unique challenges. At times, they find themselves dealing with chauvinistic clients who undermine their authority, or folks who just can’t be satisfied with anything. Living out of a suitcase also impacts personal relationships. All that, however, is secondary next to the joy that they derive from helping others better understand the world and have a good time on their holidays. When many of her peers worked 9-to-5 jobs, Elspeth Ooi had bigger dreams in mind. Fresh out of college, she decided to join a travel agency, where she lead her first tour at the age of 22. Read more here >>>

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