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Introduction to Travel and Tourism

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Duration: Self-Paced Learning
Lectures: 19
Course type: Short Courses
Certificate of Completion: FREE
Travel and Tourism

Tourism and tourists are common words, heard and used almost every day. Pick up any newspaper and you will find a lot of things related to tourism, for example, products, government policies, the impact on the local economy, the hospitality of the local people, and so on.

But how often have you understood the word tourism or wondered who is a tourist?

Well, in this unit, you will get to know the two words, which are ‘tourism’ and ‘tourist.’ Then, we will explain to you about the concept and features related to tourism.

It also defines the different forms and types of tourism with explaining different phrases like tourist destination and tourist product, etc.

Getting to know about these aspects is very important for people taking up tourism as a profession, as well as, for anyone who is interested in taking up Tourism Studies as a subject.

Tourism basically deals with pleasure, holidays, and travelling to somewhere. There may be different reasons that make people leave their daily environment for a short period of time and visit other places.

Tourism deals with consuming goods and services. For example, you will need some sort of transport, accommodation to stay in, and so on.

At the end of this course, you will

  • Have A deep knowledge of Travel and Tourism industry
  • Understand what it means to Manage Tour Operations
  • Understand the different Operation Departments
  • Know how to manage the Marketing of Tour Packages
  • And many more

Course Curriculum

SECTION 1: AN INTRODUCTION TO TRAVEL & TOURISM

1
What is Tourism?
Self-Paced
2
Why People Travel
Self-Paced
3
Leisure Tourism
Self-Paced
4
Business Tourism
Self-Paced
5
Differences between Business Travel and Leisure Travel
Self-Paced
6
Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR)
Self-Paced
7
Other ways of Putting Tourists into Groups
Self-Paced
8
Quiz
5 questions

SECTION 2: MANAGING TOUR OPERATIONS

1
Introduction to Tour Operations
2
Developing and Managing Linkages With Principal Suppliers
Self-Paced
3
Managing Recruitment and Trained Manpower
Self-Paced
4
Quiz
5 questions

SECTION 3: THE OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT

1
Introduction
Self-Paced
2
Inbound Tour Operations
Self-Paced
3
Passengers’ Identification
Self-Paced
4
Departure Transfers
Self-Paced
5
Departure Transfer Checklist
Self-Paced
6
Other Areas for Supervision in Inbound Tour Operations
Self-Paced
7
Outbound Tour Operations
Self-Paced
8
Quiz
5 questions

SECTION 4: MANAGING THE MARKETING OF TOUR PACKAGES

1
Marketing Inbound Tours
Self-Paced
2
Marketing Outbound Tours
Self-Paced
3
Quiz
5 questions

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