Elements-of-the-Tourism-Industry | Peer Reviewed Journals
Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269


The components of travel and tourism can be broadly divided into six key areas. We will discuss each of these areas in this slide and this will help you understand the players in this industryTravel Agent :A travel agent provides information to the people on various travel destinations, advises them of available holiday packages to suit their tastes and budget and chart their travel plan. He would generally sell the travel associated products like currency exchange, car rentals, insurance etc.Tour Operators :Tour operators offer holiday packages which comprise ofTravel like by rail, road or air.. Accommodation like hotels, resorts, apartments, guesthousesTravel services like airport pick and drop, sightseeing, excursions etc.These tour operators may be the wholesale operators who operate tours only through retail travel agencies or they may be direct sell operators who market their product directly to the public.This components consists of those who provide accommodation to the people in the form of hotels, resorts, apartments, camps, guest houses etc. The accommodation may be marketed individually or through the tour operators in the form of package.

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