Travel and Tourism

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.

 

Key stage 4 – Year 10 BTEC Tech Award in Travel and Tourism

Component 2 External Assessment

Influences on Global Travel and Tourism

·      Demonstrate knowledge of the factors influencing travel and tourism organisations, destinations, visitors and the potential impacts of tourism on destinations

·      Demonstrate understanding of the factors influencing travel and tourism organisations, destinations, visitors, the potential impacts of tourism on destinations and sustainable tourism

·      Make connections between influencing factors on global travel and tourism, the potential impacts of tourism on destinations, and destination management

·      Analyse information to make recommendations on how to manage tourism in global destinations

Component 1 – Internal Assessment

Travel and Tourism Organisations and Destinations

·      Assignment 1 – Investigate the aims of UK travel and tourism organisations

·      Assignment 2 – Explore travel and tourism and tourist destinations.

Component 3 – Internal Assessment

Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism

Assignment 1 – Investigate how organisations identify travel and tourism trends

·      Assignment 2 – Explore how to meet the needs and preferences of travel and tourism customers.

 

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Key stage 4 – Year 11 BTEC First Award in Travel and Tourism

Unit –1 External Assessment

The UK Travel and Tourism Sector

·      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 2 – Internal Assessment

 UK Travel and Tourist Destinations

  •  Assignment 1 – Travel and Tourism Gateways in the UK
  • Assignment 2 – The Appeal of UK Tourist Destinations
  • Assignment 3 – plan UK holidays to meet the needs of different visitors.

Unit 3 – Internal Assessment

The Travel and Tourism Customer

Assignment 1 – investigate travel and tourism customer service

·      Assignment 2 – explore the needs and expectations of different types of customer in the travel and tourism sector

·      Assignment 3 understand the importance of customer service to travel and tourism organisations

Unit 4 – Internal Assessment

International Travel and Tourism Destinations

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

·      Assignment 2 – investigate the appeal of international travel and tourism destinations to different types of visitor

·      Assignment 3 – be able to plan international travel to meet the needs of visitors.

 

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