ORGANIZATION OF TRAVEL AGENCIES AND TOURISM (FUNCTION OF THE TRAVEL…
ORGANIZATION OF TRAVEL AGENCIES AND TOURISM
FUNCTION OF THE TRAVEL AGENCIES
Manage and intermediate the reservation, distribution and sale of tourism products
Have internet connections to be in contact with customers.
Compilation of maps, technical manuals, guides and specialized libraries and brochures.
Have connections to computer reservation systems.
Manage and intermediate the distribution and sale of products
The agency also agrees to wait or deposit the money received and settle it with the provider.
The tourism product provider agrees to provide the agency with the necessary information about the services.
DEFINITION OF TRAVEL AGENCIES
They act as commercial offices of producing companies that give a sales commission
Meet the needs related to travel in the tourist market.
TYPES OF FUNCTIONS
Design, organize, market and operate travel and tourism products generated by the combination of different services.
An agency can not simply organize trips, which must constantly expand its activities such as congresses, fairs and cruises
They can be managed by tour operators and wholesale agencies.
CONCEPT OF TRAVEL AGENCIES
Until the second half of the twentieth century the journey of pleasure was only privileged for high society.
Travel agencies are emerging as an activity linked to the transport of goods.
Before the industrial revolution of the twenty-first century people barely moved from their surroundings.
At the end of the Second World War, the desire to travel began, and many people started out in business.
ROLE OF TRAVEL AGENCIES IN TOURISM ACTIVITY
It consists of
They design, organize, market and distribute services, travel and tourism products.
Stimulate the restlessness
Inform and advise on destinations, tourist services and trips
Channeling tourist streams
Company that specializes in different types of services for the benefit of the traveler.
YOUR POSITION IN THE TOURIST MARKET
Intermediaries between the travelers, the transporters and the destinations.