Legislation and Ethics in Travel and Tourism - Assignment

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Legislation and Ethicsin Travel and Tourism
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................3Attached in PPT..........................................................................................................................3TASK 2............................................................................................................................................32.1Evaluate the impacts of the principles of health, safety and security on the travel andtourism sector..............................................................................................................................32.1Analyse legislation that relates to equality.............................................................................5TASK 3............................................................................................................................................63.1Explaination on contract legislation in relation to travel and tourism customers..................63.2 Explain consumer protection legislation in relation to travel and tourism customers..........7CONCLUSION...............................................................................................................................8
INTRODUCTIONAs world is getting connected through various social media channels and people aregetting more insights on the travel and tourism and due to increase trend of tourism sector it hasbeen noticed that people are more of making the move from there places in order to get theamazing view of the nature. As globalization have taken place and due to various technologicalinnovations it is possible to develop the countries for travel and tourism thus it makes the nationsto deliver more and grab the more as well(Amahazion, 2016). As tourism industry is increasingthere are some restrictions which comes in between the operations of travel and tourism and theyneeds to be complied as per the given rules and regulations.The present report has been undertaken in order to make understanding of thedevelopment of tourism industry in the recent times and further in addition to it various factorsrelated to tourism industry is taken into account to understand the following elements which helpin understanding of the different aspects that has been covered and affected by the tourismsector. Further for the purpose of this study a firm is undertaken which is "Thomas Cook". Thiswill facilitate the reader in having a deep understanding of the topic.TASK 1Attached in PPTTASK 22.1Evaluate the impacts of the principles of health, safety and security on the travel and tourismsectorThe prime intention of the act is that to regulate for the purpose of developing the tourismsector through introducing the practices that area regard to the tourism. It assist in determiningthe obligation and rights for those people who are mainly involve in the travel and tourismsector. Apart from this, there are various rules and regulation that are governed through thehealth, security and safety legislation. Under this, it set the role and responsibility to the workerand employer is that they are liable for checking and directly reporting to the head department. Itis only for the purpose of reducing the risk of incidents and accidents that are arise at the time oftravelling (Scott and Laws,2010). Thus, the employer and worker play a significant role for thepurpose of managing the risk of incidents and accidents. The first motive of health and safetylegislation that are governs the to assure that the working conditions are free from accidents orharm. In regard to this, it is a responsibility of the employer is that to protect the employees from
the hazards and personal injury. In context to the tourism industry in that the that there is anobjective of a country deliver the safety accommodation and other various services through setout the liabilities and duties of the destination authorities.There is an act are the health and safety at work 1974 in which there is need to set up thelegislation and regulation for the purpose of making the employer so, they can able to performingits duties regard to the workers as well as members of society (Gustafson, 2012). In regard tothis, the health and safety commission keeps the legislation under the research when they needed.Therefore, there are various options that can implemented in that particular conditions when thefunction of low is not run properly. These are as follows-Guidance:The health and social care are able to seeks under the guidance in which theindividuals are aware about the legislation that can helps in complying also. Therefore,there is also needs to support the technical guidance as per the legislation.Approved code of practice:The codes of practices are to lay down under the structureto comply practically with the legislation. Thus, approved codes of practices setting outthe codes for the working practices and materials which may broken down down whichleads to liability of employer on the grounds of heath law. There are various regulationwhich are mainly imposed through the health and social care approval with theparliament that comply with the European commission directives.There are some of the employer's responsibility and duty under the approved codes ofpractice( ACOP)Provision of fist-aidLighting and heatingIncident and Accident prone work environmentThere are a employee's duties that are under the ACOPRemove accidentsReported actual hazardsConduct and attend the training programmes or sessionsRegulations:It is responsibility of the employer is that to safeguard the interest of theemployees that are concern with the staff workers. Therefore, there is a health and safetylegislation the company employ the 5 staff members issues a written code for health andsafety (Smith, 2014). It has been also determined that most of the firms are conducting
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