Travel & Tourism Information Pack
A description of the Travel & Tourism component industries and examples of Domestic Inbound and Outbound organisations within them
Unit one – Task one – Tara Kenna
Short definitions of different types of tourism
Domestic tourism relates to individuals travelling within their own country.
Inbound tourism relates to travellers arriving in different countries from their own.
Outbound tourism relates to those travelling out of their own country to another.
A description of Travel & Tourism component industries
The Travel & Tourism sector is made up of the following 8 component industries..
Accommodation – Serviced and non serviced
Serviced accommodation provides meals and cleaning services, also can be fully furbished. Non serviced accommodation doesn’t provide you with the additional services that serviced accommodation does. It is only your accommodation all other needs you provide for yourself.
Transport provision – Road, rail, air and sea
Attractions – Natural, heritage, purpose built and events
Tour operations – Mass market, specialist
Travel agents – Retail, business, call centre, web based
Tourism development and promotion – Tourist boards
Trade associations and regulatory bodies – AITO
Ancillary services – Insurance
Description of the accommodation component of the Travel & Tourism sector
Non serviced accommodation
Description of the Transport Provision component of the Travel & Tourism industry
Description of the Attraction components of the Travel & Tourism industry
Description of the Tour Operation components of the Travel & Tourism industry
Description of the Travel Agents component of the Travel & Tourism industry
Description of the Tourist Developent & Promotion of the Travel...