Name as many different Travel and Tourism organisations that are involved in providing goods and services to tourists as you can
Travel and tourism organisations help plan, coordinate and provide services for trips and holidays Be it a tour guide, transportation or accommodation, they make travel easier and more enjoyable Knowing about different travel and tourism organisations might help you plan your next big adventure!
Travel and Tourism Organisations: Exploring the World
Travel Agent: Travel Agents - sell products and services that other travel and tourism organisations provide Tour Operator: Tour Operators - organise travel and tourism packages Package - when a number of different tourism components are 'packaged' together and sold for one price - for example: flight/hotel and car hire
Which travel and tourism organisation generates the most revenue worldwide right now?*
The first ever tourist was King Gilgamesh from Mesopotamia around 2500 BC The most visited city in the world is Bangkok with 22.78 million international visitors in 2018 The world’s oldest travel agency is Thomas Cook which was founded in 1841!
Write: One sentence describing how the internet changes the way travel and tourism organisations can do business.
Brain Break: Draw a picture of an alien taking a dog for a walk
Write: What challenges do travel and tourism organisations face in the 21st century?
If you were the head of a large travel agent or tour operator, what things might you do to become a more successful business?
What are some of the ethical considerations that travel and tourism organisations need to consider?