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T&T Unit 16


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T&T Unit 16

  1. 1. 1 Unit 16The future of travel and tour industry TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  2. 2. 2Unit objectives:• Explain social, political, and environmental issues impacting Tour business.• Explain the methods which can be used to understand the potential impacts of factors affecting changes in tourism business, e.g. political factors.• Explain the importance of demand and supply issues on future tourism provision. TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  3. 3. 3 Topics• Current tourism situation in the Philippines• Reasons that tourists prefer to choose tour operation or travel agent• Factors affecting the future shape of tourism trends• Tourists of the future TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  4. 4. 4 Current tourism situation in the Philippines• Measuring the growth of the travel industry requires information about travelers and travel and tourism business that can be compared from year to year.• Measuring of growth is based on the number and types of travelers, the number of people employed in related businesses, and the amount of money travelers spent. TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  5. 5. 5 Reasons that tourists prefer to choose tour operation or travel agentPeople buy a package for two very basic reasons:• To satisfy their need• To satisfy a desire 25 Feb 2009 TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  6. 6. 6 Factors affecting the future shape of tourism trends• Political change• Technology change• Change in business practices• Global security and safety• Issues of concern to tourists• Managing change in tourism TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  7. 7. 7 The tourist of the futureSpecial-interest travel These kind of people are more interested in enriching their lives through experiences rather than hand-off entertainment. They seek authentic, interactive, highly involved, quality travel experiences, focusing on in-depth coverage of the special interest topic or destination at hand. TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS
  8. 8. 8 Activity1. Find out the pull factors for tourists in visiting the Philippines as a destination.2. Analyze the traveling trend for the Philippines in the future and think how and what factors should be used to pull non-target tourists to the country. TRAVEL AND TOUR OPERATIONS