Announcements Messages from the Eagle Project Self-study stickers Apply for My ET access codes Grouping (5 in a group) Find 4 others who you would like to work with. Write down their name and contact info. Fill up your names on the grouping list.
Are you a travel lover? What’s the most unforgettable trip you had? And why is that?
Travel Agency Lesson 1Careers in the Tourism Industry
What are some services a travel agency offer?Picture Source: http://i.telegraph.co.uk/telegraph/multimedia/archive/00428/travel-graphics-200_428454a.jpg
Possible services from a travel agency Booking airplane tickets Car Rental Booking accommodation Booking theme park / museum tickets General Travel information Booking show /concert What else? tickets Applying for visa Buying insurance Booking restaurants Arranging airport pickup
p.1 Geographical (a) Geography (n) the study of physical features of the earth and its atmosphere, and of human activity as it affects and is affected by these, including the distribution of populations, resources, land use and industries. Geology (n) the science that deals with the earth’s physical structure and substance, and the process that act on it. Geo- of or relating to the earth
p.2 trillion 1,000,000,000,000 billion 1,000,000,000 million 1,000,000 output value revenue: income from business activities or taxes GDP: gross domestic product: the total value of the goods and services that a country produces in a year, not including income received from money invested in other countries
Trytoreadthefollowingnumbers. Canyousaythemcorrectly? 19,000,000,000 nineteenbillion 350,000,000 three hundred fifty million 67,000,000,000,00 sixty-seven trillion 0Need more practices…Visit Math Cats “Can you say really big numbers?”http://www.mathcats.com/explore/reallybignumbers.html
p.2 Inbound vs. OutboundInbound Traveling toward a particular placeOutbound Traveling away from a particular place accommodation: lodging, room and board
Travel agent Cruise organizer Visitor information Event management Transport organizer Tourism service representative Wholesaler Tour operator
Reading discussion1. Whydoestravelingbecomepartofmodernlifestyleinthe21 stcentury?2. How was the development of Taiwanese travel industry in recent years?3. Who can be an ideal candidate to work in the travel industry?
About Ticket Reservation Information needed for making flight reservations Departure date, return date… what else? Round-trip, One-way, multi-city? Which class? Airline preference, seat preference Meal preference, frequent flyer number pp. 4-6
Non-stopflightvs.DirectFlight Non-stop flight: Direct flight: refers to any refers to any flight which does flight between not involve any two points by an intermediate airline with no stops change of flight number
Connecting flight When there is a change in flight number, the subsequent flight is referred as a “Connecting flight”
TASK 1: Filling in Forms CustomsDeclarationForm: a fromtodeclarewhetherornotthetourists carrycontrolledorrestricteditems, such as…?
Inbound Taiwan1. Alcoholic beverage and cigarettes over the quantity of duty exemption (alcoholic beverage 1,000 c.c., 200 cigarettes, or 25 cigars or 1 pound of tobacco).2. Foreign currency more than US$10,000.3. New Taiwan Dollar more than NT$60,000.4. Gold exceeding a total value of US$20,000.
Inbound Taiwan (cont.)5. Chinese currency more than RMB$20,000.6. Any aquatic products or animal, plant or any endangered species of wildlife or products thereof.7. Unaccompanied baggage.8. Other dutiable articles or things to be declared.For more info: http://kaohsiung.customs.gov.tw/ct.asp?xItem =20209&ctNode=6644
How to fill out your declaration form Each individual arriving into the United States must complete the CBP Declaration Form 6059B. If you are traveling with other immediate family members, complete one form per family unit.
Tips Using black or blue inks Writing in Capital letters Fill in the info correctly Be sure to sign your name and date.
Words/Phrases toknow… roundtrip; single trip / one-way depart from (place) arriveat (place) non-stop flight The ticket has to be issued issuevisas/certificates / passports / licenses itinerary: a travel document recording a planned travel route confirm: make (a provisional arrangement or appointment) definite
WHAT TO DO Role-play--- Calling to make a flight reservation. You are going to demonstrate the conversation between a ticket agent and a customer. Student A: Ticket agent Student B: Customer
Information… Round-trip ticket Destination: Singapore 2 adults and 2 children under 12 You have to decide the Departure city, length of the trip, level of class, etc. You can also make special requests for meals and seats.