Travel and Tourism Overview

At Rhyddings, BTEC Travel and Tourism is part of the options curriculum for students in Years 9, 10 &11.

The aim of the course is to inspire and enthuse students to consider a career in the travel and tourism sector, give students the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the travel and tourism sector.

Mrs Dutton – Lead Subject Teacher

 

  September – February ½ Term February ½ Term –
Year 9  

Introduction to Travel and Tourism

•          Holiday Destinations – UK

•          Holiday Itineraries

•          Adapting holidays

•          Effect of climate

•          Time zones

•          Travel health

•          Extreme events, natural disasters, emergency situations

 

Introduction to Travel and Tourism

·         Mapping Skills

·         Planning Trips by road, air and rail

·         Holiday Destinations – European and Worldwide

·         Visitor Types

·         Sources of information

 

Year 10 Unit 2 – UK Travel and Tourist Destinations

·   Assignment 1 – Travel and Tourism Gateways in the UK (P1, P2, P3, M1)

 

Unit 4 – International Travel and Tourism Destinations

·         Assignment 1 – The major international travel and tourism destinations and gateways

 

Unit 2 – UK Travel and Tourist Destinations

·         Assignment 3 – Sources of Information and UK Holiday Planning (P5, M3, D2)

 

Unit 5 – Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism

·         Assignment 1 – Climate and Time Zones (P1, P2 M1, M2, D1, P3,M3)

 

 

Unit 4 – International Travel and Tourism Destinations

·         Assignment 3 – What’s the Appeal?

 

 

Year 11 Unit 4 – International Travel and Tourism Destinations

·         Assignment 3 – Where in the World?

 

Unit 1 – The UK Travel and Tourism Sector (Preparation for exam January 11th 2018)

·         Understand the UK travel and tourism sector and its importance to the UK economy.

·         Know about the industries, and key organisations, within the travel and tourism sector, their roles and interrelationships.

·         Understand the role of consumer technology in the travel and tourism sector.

 

 

Unit 5 – Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism

·         Assignment 1 – Climate and Time Zones (P1, P2 M1, M2, D1, P3,M3)

 

 

Unit 5 – Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism

·         Assignment 2 – Key Factors of Travel

 

 

Unit 4 – International Travel and Tourism Destinations

·         Assignment 2 – What’s the appeal?