In just 3 months, tourist guides make more than half their annual turnover. But competition is fiercer than ever, especially in recent years when new players have disrupted the market.
On the French Riviera, an agency is offering turnkey circuits at rock bottom prices. More striking yet, a mysterious English millionaire has created a free tours multinational that makes money nonetheless. As for the historical monuments, they are swarmed with guides without any references who tout their services illegaly.