Imagine you’ve scheduled a tour at a museum and you want to make sure all your patrons can hear you talk about the artwork, the building and history without disturbing the other museum guests. Maybe you’re thinking of trying out one of those wireless tour guide headsets that you wear over your ear while your guests carry a receiver like fanny pack. What happens if suddenly 3 patrons can’t hear because the batteries have died? All you have to do is stop the tour while you change the batteries (hopefully you brought enough with you), and then restart where you left off and hope you didn’t leave anything out.
Perhaps you’ve planned a great walking tour in Brooklyn or Hollywood or another major city and you need a way to be heard over passing traffic. If you are using a wireless tour guide headset and someone drops their receiver the tour is disrupted while you set the patron up with a new headset (hope you brought an extra), and then there is the replacement expense for you.
Perhaps you have taken guests from a cruise ship into the port town to give them a first-hand experience at the market – there’s a lot of noise while you guide your guests to the best places to shop and eat. You use wireless headsets, nothing goes wrong, but when you return to the ship, you have to clean the equipment thoroughly (and hope they were all returned).
Your tour business should be focused on all the interesting information that you want to share, not the maintenance of out-dated headsets. There is a simpler and more economical solution for tour guides: a wireless tour guide system that streams audio on-the-go directly to your customers’ smart devices. Many of these systems have have built-in wifi that allows tour groups to hear better through their own smartphones and tablets without distractions or distracting others. That means better quality sound and no added expense or maintenance for you!