Tourism - Retail Travel Sales (Free Online Course With Certificate)
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1 - 3 hour
Full time, Part time
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This free online course introduces you to retail travel sales. The tourism industry offers its customers a wide variety of products and experiences, but the work that goes into packaging and presenting these products is highly skilled and requires a great degree of knowledge and expertise. This online course will teach you about the important methods used to create an appealing tourism product, as well as how it is packed and sold to consumers.
This Free Online Course Includes:
- 1.5-3 Hours of Learning
- CPD Accreditation
- Final Assessment
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Tour wholesalers are companies that purchase a great variety of travel services and sell them as a single product. This online course will teach you about the role of tour wholesalers in the tourism industry and the practical benefits of package holidays. You will study the four types of package holidays which include independent, hosted, group tours, and special formats. You will also learn the methods tour wholesalers use to make their products appealing to customers.
Furthermore, in this free online course, you will learn about the role of retail travel agencies in the tourism industry. In the USA, all travel agencies must be certified by four industry associations in order to legally operate, while in Europe a company must obtain a travel retail license. Next, you will be learning about the government regulations regarding travel agencies as well as how online travel retail agencies developed, and how they affect the travel industry. You will also learn about how to tour wholesalers and travel agencies remain competitive against online travel agencies and services.
The tourism industry is a vital, dynamic, and evolving industry, and acts as a primary growth engine for many nations' economies. As with all industries, it depends on sales. This online course covers everything you need to know when it comes to how the travel industry prepares and sells tourism products to its consumers. If you want to pursue your career in preparing travel packages, selling travel packages and services, or in general work within the travel industry, this free online course is for you. Enrol in this online course today, and start gaining some powerful and practical knowledge that can bring your career in the tourism industry to the next level.
Tourism - Retail Travel Sales
In this module, we will introduce you to retail travel sales. We will explain the role of tour wholesalers and retail travel agencies in the tourism industry. We will also describe how online travel retail developed its effect on the travel industry and how it can remain competitive against online travel services.
What You Will Learn In This Free Course
- Describe the role of tour wholesalers in the tourism industry.
- Define the four types of package holidays and the methods tour wholesalers use to make their products appealing to customers.
- Explain the role of retail travel agencies in the tourism industry.
- Describe how online travel retail developed its effect o the travel industry.
- Explain how to tour wholesalers and travel agencies can remain competitive against online travel services.
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