Name of Faculty: Business and ICT (BICT)
Name of Department: Travel and Tourism
*For students who have 5 GCSE's at grade C or above.*
Curious about the travel and tourism industry? Considering making a career out of it? Then, consider AS Travel & Tourism. In AS Travel & Tourism (Single Award), you will encounter several key issues of Travel & Tourism. These include:
Introduction to Travel & Tourism: Learn the basic ins and outs of the industry. Basic vocabulary and concepts are covered in this unit. This unit is assessed by an exam.
Customer Service in Travel & Tourism: Because of similar products, many times, customer service is what distinguishes one company from another in the industry. In this unit, you will research and decide how well one particular company handles the needs of their customers. This unit is assessed by coursework.
Travel Destinations: Exotic places is what attracts many people to the industry. In this unit, you will research two destinations and discover how they attract tourists to their shores. This unit is assessed by coursework.
Tourism Development: How does a place become a tourist destination? This is the question answered by Tourism Development. In this unit you will discover who and how a place is made into an attraction to catch the attention of visitors. This unit is assessed by an exam.
Event Management: Events are essential to the success of the industry. In this unit, you will arrange an event by researching what it will take to successfully carry it out. This unit is assessed by coursework.
Cultural Tourism: Culture and tourism are intrinsically linked. In this unit, you will investigate the cultural reasons why people travel to two separate destinations. This unit is assessed by coursework.