Tours

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Presentation on tours and travel
Introduction
* Majority of time, transportation essentially means air ticketing. This falls under aviation industry which is a part of transportation. The basis service required by traveler, whether business or leisure- transportation (air, rail tickets), hotel booking & car rentals. * Primary service providers in the travel and tourism industry are airline, railway, bus, cruise liner, hotels. * Secondary services that are needed by the traveler are passport, visa foreign exchange telephone calling cards etc. therefore if traveler has go arrangement for / her traveler plans * Overview of tour and travel

Travel agencies * In 1841, Thomas cook was the first agent to buy tickets in bulk and sell them to the public. * In 1845 Thomas cook set up a full time excursion agency to organize excursions including railway booking, transport, hotel accommodation, sightseeing, guide services and meals. * They provide services like railway authorities, airlines, hotels; travel formalities such as passport, visa, foreign currency, traveler cheque and other transport gave him commission on sales made by it. * This way travel agency came through
Role of travel and tour towards economic * People in general now view travel & tour as a way of life rather than a luxury item reserved for the affluent and the elite. * The tourism industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries, contributing to 10% of the world’s economy making it the single largest service globally, in terms of gross revenue, as well as foreign exchange earnings. * According to world tourism organization, tourism has now become the worlds largest industry ahead of automobiles and petroleum products. * Tourism has been enjoying a global boom and has emerged as an organized industry with spending over us$3billion…...

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