Inclusive Tours & Packages
Inclusive Tours (a general definition), a combination of transportation of transportation and other elements such as accommodation and transfers sold at an inclusive price.
Package tours ( marketing definition) standardized , quality- controlled repeatable offers comprising two or more elements of transport, accommodation, food, destinations, attractions, other facilities and services such as travel insurance.
Product packages are marketed to the general public, described it print or other media and offered such as to prospective customers at a published, inclusive price in which the costs of the product component and cannot be separately identified ( Middleton 1994).
Tour packages (a legal definition) the pre-arranged combination of a least two of the following components when sold or offered for sale at an inclusive price and when the service covers a period of more than 24 hours or includes overnight accommodation”
Other tourists’ services not ancillary or transport or accommodation and accounting for a significant proportion of the package “(Beaver 1993).
Various types of Inclusive Tours
There are four:
1. Single and multicentre holidays
2. Special Interest
3. Touring holidays
4. Fly / Drive holidays
Single and multi centre holidays
Many packages holidays are to single destinations where the clients stay in the same accommodation for the whole of the vacation single center holiday brochures may be produced with a particular age group in mind, such as young people under 30 or other people over 55.
Multi-centre holiday are those who’s the client stay in two or more hotels for the vacation. For example, a client might book a week on a quiet island followed by another week in a vibrant resort.
Brochures may cater for special interest like golf. There will be a wide range of brochures offering all kinds or activity or sporting holidays.
Some tour operators...