Travel and Tourism Industry Contemporary Issues

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Contemporary Issues in Travel and TourismIndustry
Table of ContentsContemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism Industry....................................................................1INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3Task 1...............................................................................................................................................31.1 Issues and Impact of Changes driving in Tourism Industries..........................................31.2 Issues in Depth.................................................................................................................42.2 Current Trends influencing Tourism industry..................................................................52.3 Niche Tourism market......................................................................................................63.1 Airlines groups could respond the changes in following ways-.......................................73.2 Strategies s on the response of change (360)....................................................................73.3 Your strategies in 3.2 need to be clearly justified with supporting arguments................9TASK 4............................................................................................................................................94.1 issues and trends that drive change in the travel and tourism sector................................94.2 Consequences of businesses failing to respond to market change with reference to MylaTravel, Thomas Cook and The Travel Network Group.......................................................10Conclusion.....................................................................................................................................11REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................13
INTRODUCTIONTravel and tourism is most important sector of economy. The report focuses on the issuesthat currently direct changing the travel and tourism sector. The report will also discussed ondevelop strategies on how international airline group business could respond to change. Thisreport will also describe the issues and trends that drive change in the travel and tourism sector.This report will also focus on likely consequence of business falling to respond to marketchange. This report will discuss the challenges which are facing by airlines. In the end report willdiscuss about consequence of business falling to respond to market change.Task 11.1 Issues and Impact of Changes driving in Tourism IndustriesTourism Industries in U.K. Is facing challenges due to changes driving in today's world. Few ofthe major issues and their impact on the tourism industries are as follows -1.Communication technology is also a major challenge and issue faced by the tourismindustries nowadays. People in this modern world are using mobile phones' internetwhich bounds the tourists to stay connected to their family and friends around the world.This leads to a major loss for the tourism industries as the people are less willing totravel.2.Political conditions in different countries also affects the willingness of tourist to travel tothat country. Therefore , Its affecting the tourism market. Political hindrance may comein form of acceptance of visa, clearance, rules and regulations for the tourists etc.3.Changing lifestyles of the people from different countries and places have different wayof living. People are moving from joint families to nuclear families which is affecting thetourism industries as the tourists are decreasing in number therefore its a loss to thetourism industry and a threat to profitability .4.Environmental Factors like climate, pollution etc. are also some major issues faced by theTourism industries nowadays. Travellers hesitate to travel due to the environmental
conditions. Global warming and pollution are becoming a major issue for the tourists andits causing a great loss to the tourism industries.Technological advancement- Technological advancement has become major challenge And ithas changed the dimensions of whole industry. It can not be ignored that technology hassupported tour and travel commercial enterprise in improving their quality of products andservices. It has allowed business entity to improve their services. Due this factor the travel andtourism industry is able to provide customer with wide range of services such as online booking,and has provided firm an opportunity to improve their quality of services that have positiveimpact on consumers. It has enabled business unit to provide virtual tour to its client.Technology has majorly has aid organisation in increasing their potential and competencies.Increased environmental awareness-It is other significant factor that has brought major change intravel and tourism industry. Environmental awareness has high importance as it has focus onpreserving environment from degradation. T hats the reason the there is increase in demand ofgreen tourism by visitors and it has made compulsory for the industry to adopt such concept. Thegreen tourism intends to promote safety and protection of environment.Improved security system- Security system refer to the arrangement of safety against any kind ofrisk for the society. There has been continuous development in tour and travel enterprise soproviding security and safety to visitors has become major challenge for the commercialenterprise. These factor have great effect on organisation growth and success.1.2 Issues in Depth1.)Fluctuating weather conditions – Tourism industry Is facing a major issue because of thechanging weather or climate on the globe. Tourist travel according their will. Forexample – If a person needs to travel to Malaysia from U.K. He would ask for a best timeto travel according to the most favourable weather conditions. In that case a travel agencycan suggest him or her a suitable time according to the weather forecast. But the problemarises when the suggested time or period converts into the a wrong decision as theweather or climate changes very frequently due to pollution and global warming theenvironmental conditions cant be predicted nowadays. It is resulting in dissatisfaction and
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