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Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry
Table ofContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................1SCENARIO 1..................................................................................................................................1SCENARIO 2................................................................................................................................10P5 Identify recent and emerging patterns and trends in the international travel and tourismindustry......................................................................................................................................10M3 Analyse recent patterns in international travel and tourism and highlight their significanceto the development of the global travel and tourism industry...................................................11P6 Examine the factors affecting the popularity of a range of global destinations...................11M4 Analyse the factors affecting the popularity of different destinations and assess their levelof importance to a destination’s popularity...............................................................................12CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................12REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................14
INTRODUCTIONTravel and tourism is a physical, social and economic activity that operates on domesticas well as international level. It plays a very crucial and significant role in the economy of anation. It is one of the most effective and significant sector that has seen the most effectivegrowth in recent years (Bilgihan and et.al., 2016). It is one of the major industries which generatehighest number of revenue as well as employment. For the present report, UNWTO is beenselected for the reference.The current report will lay emphasis on the key historical developments in travel andtourism sector. Also, various elements of travel and tourism industry is been analysed with theirinterrelation with each other to create tourist experience. Other than this, the factors generatingcountries and destinations with factors affecting tourism are been analysed to identify the impacton decision making process. Also, the recent and emerging patterns of global travel and tourismindustry is been identified with significance to development of this industry with factorsaffecting popularity of a tourist destination.MAIN BODYSCENARIO 1P1 Discuss key milestones in development of travel and tourism industry and how they shapedtravel and tourism industryThe travel and tourism sector has been emerged in recent time as one of the major sectorof industry due to globalisation, easy mode of transportation and other significant reasons.Various key mile stones are been analysed to identify the impact and level of growth seen by theselected industry.Some of the major historical developments and key milestones that are beenachieved by travel and tourism industry is as follows:Various key mile stones are been analysed to identify the impact and level of growth seenby the selected industry. In recent time, the travel and tourism sector has seen a tremendousgrowth due to rise in awareness and financial condition of people.YearMilestone1936Billy Butlin opens first holiday camp1
1938Holiday with Pay act was passed.1950First air package holiday is organised byHorizon.1960First global distribution system was introducedby American Airlines.1969Development of tourism act was introduced.1992EU sets directives on package holidays.1999English tourist Board was set up.2003English tourism Council and British TouristAuthority merged to become Visit Britain.All this activities and factors helped in shaping the effective development of travel andtourism activities within organisation as well as a country. The post-World war II phase i.e. after1945, has seen a major growth and development in tourism sector as it helps the firm to carry outthe business activities and action plans in an effective way (Smith, 2015).The change in socio economic circumstances, improvement in technology andintroducing better travel packages and services based on consumer’s needs and demands. Forexample, the development of sea side resorts and steam boat services is the major result of stepsthat are been taken in development of travel and tourism sector.Some of the factors that helped in shaping up the travel and tourism sector is as follows:Increase in Air based transportation:In the post-World war II era, the airlines saw animmense growth and development of Air based transportation that catalysed the rise oftravel and tourism sector.2
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