Criteria: P3Scenario: You are employed in a Tourist Information Centre andrequired to investigate organisations in travel and tourism. Youmust produce a presentation that outlines the different parts of thedomestic, outbound and inbound tourism sectors.Unit 1 – The UK travel andtourism industry
Domestic Tourism TransportProvidersTour Operator example Scoot Cycling Holidays Ltd provides cycling holidaysthroughout Yorkshire The service is designed toplease every time A tour operator typically combines tourand travel components to create aholiday. The role of transport provider is toprovide a service for traveller’s and makeprofit. There are three main types of transport:Bus: Public buses, couchesAir: British Airways, Jet-easySea: P&O ferriesRail: Euro-starDomestic tourism is when people take holidays, short breaks and daytrips in their own country.21 StGeorgesPlace, YORK, YO24 1DT
Domestic Tourism AccommodationSelf catering (holiday cottages)- Marlin ApartmentsBed and Breakfast-Lime Tree HotelCamping and caravanning- The Camping and Caravanning ClubHostels- YHA London CentralHotels – Premier Inn London County HallTypes of accommodation
Domestic Tourism Attractions Visitor attractions can be classified into twocategories, man-made or natural-made. Man made would include everything from Disneyland tothe worlds biggest ball of yarn. Natural-made would include everything from beaches tomountains. Attractions are important to the tourism industry becauseboth of these types of attractions are the only factor fortourism.Example Heritage site: Blenheim Palace Natural attraction: The Lake District Purpose built: Windsor Castle
Domestic Tourism SupportOrganisations Visit Britain is primarily responsible for the promotionof tourism to Britain from overseas and also hasresponsibility for the marketing of England within theUK ( Public) Regional Tourism Board role is to develop andpromote tourism in their local area.
Outbound Tourism Travel Agents Outbound tourism is when someone goes out of theirown country. it can for holidays, business, trip etc. An outbound tour operator provides package holidaysfrom the UK to overseas. Thomson holidays is one of the largest tour operator in UK Multiples – travel agencies which have a large chain ofbranches. Thomas cook Independent – small, private businesses that have one ora small number of travel agencies. Cooperative Travel Online – online travel agencies only operate on theinternet and have no physical outlet on high street. Ebookers
Outbound Tourism TransportProviders The UK has a variety of ferry, rail and airlineorganisations providing transport services to othercountries. The three main outbound transport provider’s Outbound airlines e.g. Virgin Atlantic Outbound ferry service e.g. Norfolk line Outbound rail service e.g. Eurostar People hire care because their destination is farfrom the airport or they havent arrange othervehicle to their destination. Car hire company: Avis
Outbound Tourism SupportOrganisations Its important to have travel insurance in case you flight iscancelled, you lost your luggage or someone stole yourpassport/documents and if you get involved in accident. Travel insurance agency: Direct travel insurance ABTA- The travel association- the role of ABTA is to protect thetraveller’s money from any possible financial failure of tour operators ortravel agents. CAA-Civil Aviation Authority-it has the responsibilities include airsafety, consumer protection, environmental research and airspaceregulation.
Inbound Tourism TransportProviders Inbound tour operators organise holidays to adifferent countrys, and can organise packageholidays Gullivers - is a inbound tour operator. Coach operator role is to provide a variety oftransport options for inbound tourist ranging fromsimple airport to accommodate transfers. Guide of British Coach Operator’s
Inbound Tourism SupportServices The role of a guiding service to inbound tourists is togive all the information about historical places andfamous place. Meet England- Meet England is the official bodyresponsible for promoting England as a meetingsand events destination for business tourist. UK Inbound- UK inbound is the only tradeassociation to represent and unite the UKs inboundtourism businesses.