The unit 14 tour operations management assignment tui & thomas cook will analyze the effect of current trends and developments of tour operation industry within uk by using the examples of tui in the next tasks report will explain different methods of contracting and assess the timescale for developing the holidays.
Unit 13: tour operations unit code: t/600/9498 qcf level 3: btec national operations and for them to appreciate the variety of tour operators’ products and services learners will case studies can reinforce understanding of aspects such as different methods of contracting, currency. Tour operators methods of contracting tour operation management task 1 understand the tour operator industry within the travel an tourism sector tour operator is a person or company who purchases the different items that make up an inclusive holiday in bulk, combines them together to produce package holiday and then sell the final product to the public either directly or through travel agencies (yale 1995) a package holiday consists of at least two of the following. Tour operators keep an eye on where celebrities go to on their holidays, as people may want to go to the same destination so they feel like a celebrity and can say they’ve been to the same place methods of contracting.
A tour operator cannot rely on such market trends which can adversely affect demand of a tourism product contracting accommodation by method of allotment in such a price sensitive market also gives tour operator a scope to renegotiate prices with suppliers if the demand of a product is not as expected.
However, on the downside the tour operator will now incur additional costs from the fees levied from a third party, in addition the tour operator will also lose a degree of control over the accommodation which is to be provided and arranged by the third party. Some of the major tour operators are inbound tour operator, domestic tour operator, outbound tour operator and ground tour operators 23 calculate the selling price of a holiday the tour is planned for a group of 15 people for 5 days. Unit 13 - p3 tour operators plan a package holiday by three key elements: research & forecasting and product development, contracting and costing the package in the first part of the handbook i will be explaining all three elements along with: data input and timescales.
Tour operator assignment sumant 1 tour operator assignmentwhat is the tour operators industrydefining the tour operator is a far from easy process because their role, activities and form havechanged dramatically from the early days when thomas cook first organized a package trip by rail in the1840’s. 21 assess the stages and timescales involved in developing holidays 22 evaluate the suitability of different methods of contracting for different components of the holiday and different types of tour operator 23 calculate the selling price of a holiday from given information.
Tour operator assignmentwhat is the tour operators industrydefining the tour operator is a far from easy process because their role, activities and form havechanged dramatically from the early days when thomas cook first organized a package trip by rail in the1840’s. Methods and benefits of selling-when a tour operator sells a package successfully they receive many benefits, a tour operators uses many methods in order to sell the package reservations-if a tour operator sells their holiday effectively the number of reservations in the peak season increases.
On the other hand, the company could opt to use another intermediary who will undertake such sub-contracting on the behalf of the tour operator, for the tour operator this reduces complexity in the contracting process in that the tour operator now has only a single point of contact (holloway et al 2009. Tour operators are at the forefront of the travel and tourism sector, constantly seeking out new destinations and holiday experiences to satisfy the ever-demanding and ever-changing needs of today’s holidaymakers.