In the tourism sector, translation services are a given. Everything from airport and hotel signage to maps and menus require the skills of translators who specialize in travel and tourism.
Although general translators can handle some translation projects for the tourism industry, in many cases, dedicated tourism translators are a better fit. Tourism industry translation requires an understanding of tourism-focused terminology as well as cultural sensitivity.
Yes and no. People in certain parts of the world grow up learning English as a second language, whether for personal advancement or because their home area is a popular tourist destination. However, English isn't necessarily a common second language in all countries.
We've already mentioned a few, but here's a more complete list of all the types of businesses that depend on tourism translators:
Car rental agencies
Taxi and shuttle services
Hotels and motels
|Standard||Price per word||$0.060||$0.087||$0.100|
|Extra||Editing||Free||$0.052||$0.049 - $0.109|
|Professional quality||Free||$0.049 - $0.109||+30%|
|total||$ per word||$0.060||$0.188 - $0.248||$0.193 - $0.271|