About Nikki Padilla Rivera

Nikki translates between tour guides and tour operators and tries to talk about Responsible Travel without all the buzz words.

Why You Will Always Need a Local Guide

With the rise of audio tours and virtual tours, I'm often asked if I think travelers will continue to need a local guide. Prefer to listen & watch?  This article has a video version. Video please When asking this question, we seem to forget that guides are evolving along

2021-05-26T20:22:06-04:00January 20th, 2021|

How to Get a 5 Star Review Every Time

Getting a 5 star review is top of everyone's list, from the guides to the managers.  And yet, I have very mixed feelings about 5-star reviews... Prefer to listen & watch?  This article has a video version. Video please I strongly feel that 5 star reviews give zero

2021-05-26T20:24:11-04:00November 23rd, 2020|