Travel & Tourism

Unit 1: The UK Travel and Tourism Sector

In this unit, you will gain an understanding of the range of organisations involved with different types of tourism in the UK, including their roles, how they work together and how they use technology to meet changing customer needs. This understanding is useful for a wide range of travel and tourism jobs, including travel services, tourism services, conferences and events, visitor attractions and passenger transport.

Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

This unit will give you an understanding of what the UK travel and tourism industry has to offer to tourists. It will enable you to identify and locate tourist destinations, major UK airports and seaports, as well as to discover sea routes and three-letter airport codes.

Unit 3: The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK

This unit gives you the opportunity to explore how the UK travel and tourism industry has changed as lifestyles, interests and technology have changed, giving an insight into why it is such a dynamic sector. You will explore key developments that have shaped the sector, such as the rise of package holidays, the regeneration of coastal resorts and developments in transport and technology.

Unit 5: Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism

In this unit you will study climatic conditions that affect travel and tourism around the world. You will develop an awareness of varying climatic conditions in different parts of the world. You will gain knowledge of monsoons, dry and wet seasons and hurricane seasons that influence the timing of travel and holidays. You will also learn where and when snowfall results in the availability of winter-sports holidays.