Legislation and Ethics in Travel & Tourism Assignment

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Legislation and Ethics in Traveland Tourism Sector
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1TASK 1............................................................................................................................................11.1 Regulatory and legal framework of travel and tourism sector..............................................11.2 Surface, air and sea transport law on basis of carriage of passengers through legal andregulatory framework of UK.......................................................................................................2TASK 2............................................................................................................................................32.1 Impact of health and safety principles on security legislations.............................................32.2 Legislation with context of equality......................................................................................3TASK 3............................................................................................................................................43.1 Contract legislations with context of travel and tourism......................................................43.2 Consumer protection legislation with context of customers of travel and tourism...............5TASK 4............................................................................................................................................64.1 Ethical dilemmas on basis of travel and tourism sector........................................................64.2 Proper analysis of its corporate social responsibility............................................................7CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONEthics are known as moral values and standards for reflecting different members of societywith context of activity. Legislations are considered as set of laws through government forprocess of forming laws. The present report will give brief discussion about legal and regulatoryframework of sector of travel and tourism on basis of England and Wales. This report will givediscussion on basis of surface, air and sea transport with reference to carriage of passenger’s inparticular legal and regulatory framework of UK. In the same series, it will show principals ofsafety with its impact along with security, health and legislation by considering equality. Further,it will represent consumer and contract protection legislation of travel and tourism’s consumers.In the similar aspect, it will represent ethical dilemmas and different policy of British Airways.TASK 11.1 Regulatory and legal framework of travel and tourism sectorThe British Travel agents association had regulated travel and tourism sector of Englandand Wales on basis of booking insurance and other problems. The process of travelling andbooking has been regulated with code of travel and these particular rights are directly driven inthis industry. The main aim about tourist regulations are focussing consumer and their needs.The health and safety regulations provide major role about safety to specific tourists. In thisindustry, employee well-being is observed and with this standard approach, association and legalguidance are followed due to travel experience (Litvin, Goldsmith and Pan, 2018).Strategic rail authority:The management’s objective is about laws for properprescription under Transport Act 2000. It has shown various transport strategies on basis ofBritish railways.Air travel Organiser’s Licensing (ATOL):The objective of organization is to maintainlicenses and to support on various providers of service in terms of holiday offers and packageswith UK’s tourism industry.ABTA:The process of tourism with reference to regulations of ABTA of England andWales must be proper. The main aim of framing ABTA is to ensure bookings of travel.According to regulations, it has permitted with huge derivation as objective for numerous offersgiven to tourists via company. There is huge responsibility for purpose of provision withfacilities of departure with insurance and booking.1
Health and Safety Commission:The objective of HSC is to give advantage to employeesfor safety and public operating in tourism industry. The occupier’s duty is to maintain premisesfor providing employee security. In the similar aspect, the association’s objective is for arrangingappropriate equipment for cleanliness of premises along with standard of health and safety as perits regulations.International Air Transport Association:The aim of association is to trace routes andschedules for formation and functioning various rules. It had designed strategies which areconcerned to changes in route with industry’s presence.1.2 Surface, air and sea transport law on basis of carriage of passengers through legal andregulatory framework of UKThe transport mode is useful for transiting via one place to another with proper comparisonabout its carrier’s responsibilities in context of safety and injury on basis of transport. It shouldchange with replication of transport mode. It varies from each other and in the present scenario;there are various mode of transport which is stated below:The Road and Air Act of 1979 have described the need of carrier with objective for ensuringits boards with safe journey and secure with damage. The carrier is liable for attaining visionwith its measures for engagement of safety regulations with proper maintenance. It must becapable for gaining surety that every passenger is treated equally by avoiding death, injury orloss of luggage. With reference to year 1974, the convention of Athens has determinedinternational carriage through sea with its regulations of cargos, vessels and ships. It is extractedwith passenger’s safety and luggage during sea travel and it would be protected via physical andmental harm with impacts of loss with loading or unloading, the vessel owner service and shiphas huge responsibility (Rajaobelina, 2018).The act has presence of need of carrier on various roadways for identifying rights and claimof passenger while avoiding physical and mental order which is created for loading andunloading of de boarding with luggage. The safety has been provided with time and travel forobjective of reflecting boarding of carrier. According to carriage of passengers via road act of1974, the regulation for safety of passenger with its luggage has given legislation and rules inpresent scenario with guild of British coach in efficient aspect. The domestic order of year 1987has protected domestic carriage travel with its safety. The three forms of travel were regulatedvia Athens Convention Act, 1974 on basis of British tourism industry. The losses and damages2
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