A decree to improve the working conditions of tourist guides

The decree setting the new conditions for the supervision of the profession of tourist guides, approved this Thursday by the Council of Government, aims to improve the working conditions of professionals, says the Ministry of Tourism, Crafts and Tourism. ‘social and solidarity economy. December 30, 2021 at 5:26 p.m. Amended December 30, 2021 at 5:37 p.m. The decree setting the new conditions for the supervision of the profession of tourist guides, approved this Thursday by the Council of Government, aims to improve the working conditions of professionals, reports the Ministry of Tourism, Crafts and Social and Solidarity Economy. “This text accompanies the implementation of the royal project of regionalization advanced by the transfer of the supervision of the profession to the regional level, as well as the regularization of unapproved guides who have proven skills”, specifies the ministry in a press release. . The adoption of this decree completes a set of support measures for the profession of certified guides, adds the press release. We learn that the ministry has implemented a strategy prioritizing the social component, through the payment of a monthly lump sum allowance of 2,000 dirhams for 16 months to deal with the consequences of the health crisis. On the other hand, the ministry, in collaboration with the National Federation of Guides, was able to finalize the integration of all guides and their families into the new social security system for self-employed workers. Support for the profession also includes a skills development component, through digital training on the “Tourism Academy” platform, underlines the ministry. Redaction Medias24 December 30, 2021 at 5:26 p.m. Modified December 30, 2021 at 5:37 p.m.