It might be slightly different than you’d first think. In this case, “touring” refers to interpreting equipment that can be moved around with the interpreter. For example, this set up is ideal for a tour of a factory where simultaneous interpreting is needed. With the tour group moving from one place to another, there’s no way to use a stationery sound-proof booth set-up.
So what do you call it when an interpreter travels with their client? This is sometimes termed “traveling interpreter,” it’s also called “escort interpreting.” An escort interpreter accompanies a client while they’re traveling for business. Many of these terms are used interchangeably, depending on who you’re speaking with. We can guide you to the right solution. Contact us to tell us more about what you need interpreted.