Travel and Tourism Course Outline
Unit A takes you through the history of travel and your role as a travel consultant. Then you’ll get an in-depth look about the travel industry and the different tregulatory bodies in travel. You’ll finish up the unit by learning how to meet your client’s needs, and how to set up your own business as well as how to sell your services.
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Step right into your role as a travel consultant. Find out why travel consultants are still in high demand, what a travel consultant does, what career paths you can choose from, and how you can start your career in this exciting field. Just for fun, you’ll also learn how the travel industry was born and some key dates in the history of travel.
The role of a travel consultant are varied– you’re not only your client’s advisor but also a knowledgeable friend! You’ll learn to answer some key travel statistics, such as how many people travel each year, where they are going, and where they are coming from. You’ll also learn about some perks of the travel industry– including free trips and cruises that allow you to learn first-hand about the products you will be selling.
Learn how to conduct a “needs analysis” so that you can understand what your clients really want and need and plan a trip that exceeds their expectations! You’ll also learn about the “tourist-generating” and “tourist-receiving” areas, and how they affect your business.
The idea of starting your own travel business can be overwhelming. But we’ll take you through this process one step at a time and before you know it you’ll have everything you need to launch your own company.
Take a look at some of the practical assignments that you’ll complete in this unit:
- Introduce yourself to your tutor by completing a personal profile outlining your travel experience and career goals.
- Test your knowledge on the history of travel.
- Plan a family trip to test your planning skills.
- Conduct a needs analysis to get to know your clients.
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