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Tourism certain concepts

Definitions of Tourism In 1941, Hunziker and Krapf defined tourism as “the sum of the phenomena and relationships arising from the travel and stay of nonresidents, insofar as they do not lead to permanent residence and are not connected with any earning activity.” In 1976, the Tourism Society of England’s definition was “Tourism is the […]

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Approval By Mot As An Inbound Tour Operator

Approval By Mot As An Inbound Tour Operator Government Of India Ministry Of Tourism Guidelines For Recognition Renewal As An Approved Inbound Tour Operator The aims and objectives of the scheme for recognition of Inbound Tour Operator are to encourage quality standard and service in this category so as to promote tourism in India and […]

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Approval By MoT as a Domestic Tour Operator

Guidelines For Recognition As An Approved Domestic Tour Operator The aims & objectives of the scheme for recognition of Domestic Tour Operator are to encourage quality standard and service in this category so as to promote tourism in India. This is a voluntary scheme open to all bonafide tour Operators to bring them in organized […]

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Tour Operator Functions and Role

Tour Operator Tour Operators buy a range of tourist products in bulk – airline’s seats, hotel rooms, coach services. They ‘package’ them for subsequent sale to retailers or consumers. Their product is also called as Inclusive Tour Packages. Tour Operator is one who buys the individual elements in the travel product on his own account […]

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Linkages of a Travel Agency

Linkages of a Travel Agency (a) Airlines International Air Transport Association operates a network by which travel agencies sell airline tickets and receives Commission thus the sale of airline tickets is highly regulated and strictly controlled. The agency commission range from 5 to 11 percent but most major airlines offer additional incentives i.e. cash bonuses […]

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Travel Agency Role and Importance

Role of a Travel Agency (a) Inbound Tourism Most of the travel companies are in private sectors and their main objectives is to earn profit; in spite of this they play a key role in the promotion and development of international tourism. In India about 50 percent the established travel companies handle foreign tourists and […]

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