French Tour Guide Services

French Tour Guide Profile: Francois Koenig

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Personal Summary:

Widely travelled with flexibility to adapt to new cultures and environments. Proven ability to deal with important customers at all levels, including high profile VIPs. Excellent planning & organisational skills, with ability to implement priorities in pressurised situations .Highly motivated natural communicator with 35 years experience in the aviation, filming and hospitality industries. Entertaining and knowledgeable with the ability to provide customers with informative facts and figures and lead the visitor through historical and cultural sites. A true professional who is passionate to tell a “good story” of Cape Town and South Africa. Be it on a private or group basis, encourage client participation with their surroundings in order to provide a unique and unforgettable experience.Responsible, safe and organised guiding in order to deliver an informative tour commentary whilst following the Tour Operators itinerary. Work well within a Team environment.

Key Skills and Competencies:


• Physically fit and able to lead tours on extended trips
• Interacting with people from diverse backgrounds
• Empathetic and sensitive to peoples ethnic backgrounds, cultures, differences and ages
• Comfortable with large groups
• Experience in adjusting tours where required
• Continuously updating and researching facts in order to improve knowledge


• Responsible and mature in nature
• Clear communications skills
• Concise and to the point
• Presentable, neat and professional in appearance and demeanour
• Confident and outgoing personality
• Ability to quickly build relationships and rapport
• Rapid understanding of Tour Operators tour itinerary requirements
• Personable, outgoing, reliable and responsible

Areas of Expertise

• Tour routes
• Script learning
• Health and Safety
• Map navigation
• Computer and Andriod literate

Academic Qualifications

• IATA Diploma in Aviation Management Studies
• Registered Tour Guide / Livingstone Tour Academy: Western Cape / Provincial
• Private Pilots Licence

Work History: African Eagle, Ilios Travel & Tours, GO Tourism, Diamond Incentives, Kawango Incentives, Crystal Events, Kingdom Tours, Les Voyages de Dany, AKORN Destination Marketing, Midday in Africa, MKL Tours

Languages: English, French, Mauritian Creole,

Base of Operations: Cape Town / South Africa

Qualifications: Western Cape / Provincial

Tour Badge number: WC 10835

Interests: Business Networking, Private Flying, Travel experiencing different cultures, Gym + Health, Foreign Languages, Cooking, Music + Theatre, Sports + Outdoors, history, geography, local and world politics

Contact: (+27) 82-467-0800 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.