Level 5 (Tourism Management) Subject: Tour Operations Management

This subject will prepare students in the understanding of tour operations management. Students will have an understanding of the global market for tour operations; compiling and marketing an international tour/package holiday and understanding the international legal framework within tour operations.

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Description

This subject will prepare students in the understanding of tour operations management. Students will have an understanding of the global market for tour operations; compiling and marketing an international tour/package holiday and understanding the international legal framework within tour operations.

Accreditation

CTH Programme in Tourism and Hospitality

Qualification

This subject forms part of the CTH Programme in Tourism and Hospitality, on completion of all 7 Level 5 subjects you shall receive a CTH Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management (UK based qualification).

Requirements

You must be at least 16 years old and must have passed Grade 10 or your GCSEs.
If you have not passed Grade 10 / GCSEs, but are over the age of 21, you may still be considered.
You must be able to speak, read and write in English.
Successful completion of the CTH Level 4 Diploma in Tourism Management.

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3 months.

Subjects

The global market for tour operations:

1.1 The characteristics of the global tour operations market.
1.2 Tour concepts, ideas and criteria that align with organisational objectives and priorities and identified market needs.

Compile an international tour:

2.1 Developing a tour that meets objectives and the specification.
2.2 A range of destinations against agreed criteria.
2.3 The benefits and risks associated with different types of tours.
2.4 A pricing structure that is realistic and attractive to identified potential customers.
2.5 Partnerships and alliances that will deliver requirements to agreed quality standards within budget.
2.6 Contingency management processes that are appropriate to the nature of the tour.

Market international tours:

3.1 Marketing methods appropriate to the target market.
3.2 Mechanisms and outlets for the sale of international tours that are appropriate to the target market.
3.3 The sale of international tours to agreed quality standards and budgets.

The legal framework within international tour operations:

4.1 The impact of current legislation on tour operators.
4.2 The rights of customers and travellers.
4.3 Insurance requirements and the need for financial protection.
4.4 The impact of consumer rights on tour operators.
4.5 The influence of stakeholders and explain the role of government authorities overseas.

Packages

This course is available via the Online Standard package. This package includes the following:

Online Standard:
- Textbooks
- Introduction Video
- Exam Info
- Q & A Platform
- Concept Videos
- Forums
- Exam Timetable
- Study Schedule
- A Mock Exam & Solutions
- Two Online Sessions with your Lecture

Assessment

You will be required to complete a written assignment to be marked.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and CTH and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.