Transportation and Tours for TravelersCategory: Hospitality & Tourism
This course looks at transportation and package tours. During this course, you will learn about the package tour industry today, the travel industry professionals, and the package tour customers. You will find out who tour operators have to work with to create travel products and what kinds of decisions they have to make in terms of meal, lodging, attractions, and, of course, transportation. You will read about how a tour operator plans and markets a tour and discover what happens before the tour, during the tour, and after the tour. Finally, you will learn about how technology, events like 9/11 and the global recession, and increased environmental awareness are affecting the travel industry today.