hnt travel & tourism

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BTEC National Level 3 Travel and Tourism 2010 13 Unit 13: Tour Operations Unit 13 Tour Operations Unit 13 Overview 10 Credits Tour operators play a very important role in travel and tourism, by arranging the package holidays that are such an important feature of life in the 21st century. Tour operators are at the forefront of today’s travel and tourism sector, seeking out new destinations and holiday experiences to satisfy the ever-changing needs and expectations of travellers. They work in partnership with airlines, hoteliers, car hire companies and a variety of other travel service suppliers to package their holiday products. Tour operators sell holidays through travel agents and direct to the public, with…show more content…
– see textbook pages 38-44 Tour operators work in partnership with many travel and tourism companies and organisations when developing and selling their holidays. Complete the following chart with details of the main ways in which tour operators work with travel agents, accommodation providers, ancillary service providers, surface transport operators, tourist attractions, airlines and regulatory bodies. Travel and tourism industry Travel agents Links with tour operators Hotels and other accommodation providers Ancillary service providers Surface transport operators (e.g. coach companies, taxi firms) Tourist attractions Airlines Regulatory bodies © Travel and Tourism Publishing Ltd. 2010 www.tandtpublishing.co.uk 8 BTEC National Level 3 Travel and Tourism 2010 Unit 13: Tour Operations Activity CD13.3 – The Legal Framework of Tour Operations Need help with this? – see textbook pages 44-47 Match up the correct description to each of the examples of tour operations legislation listed in the table below. For example, if you think that contract

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