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Understanding the travel patterns of tourists and why they choose which destinations they go to is of vital importance if tourism-focused organisations and businesses are to maximise the financial benefits of the international travel industry in a particular country or region. In this tourism course the learner will study the travel patterns of tourists and the most common reasons for why people travel. The course also explains the six main types of pleasure trips and the ways in which holiday resorts can attract tourists. The priorities of business travellers are also explained as well as the ways in which companies can instil loyalty in business customers. The second section of the course describes the various types of holiday destinations and the key factors needed for these destinations to be successful. This course will be of great interest to owners of tourism-focused organisations and businesses who would like to learn more about the travel patterns and destinations of the international tourist. It will also be of interest to people who wish to begin working and develop a career in the tourist industry.Start Course Now
Module 1: Travel Patterns
Module 2: Tourism Destinations
Module 3: Travel Patterns and Destinations Assessment
After completing this course the learners will be able to: - Describe the factors that led to the emergence of travel patterns amongst tourists; - Explain how pleasure travel benefits the tourism industry; - Outline the importance of business travel to the tourism industry; - Describe the development of sun resorts and the factors they need to be successful; - Explain the growth of winter resorts and the essential components they require; - Name and describe the attractions needed in rural and urban resorts;
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A tourist’s travel pattern is a combination of the destinations they choose to visit, the order they choose to visit them in, and why they make these decisions. Understanding tourist travel patterns is essential for the efficient operation of tourism-focused businesses and organisations. This free online course will explain international travel patterns and how organisations can utilize them by teaching you the motivations behind international travel, and the key factors behind the success of holiday travel destinations.
The best free online travel pattern courses available on Alison include:
Each of the online tourism courses on Alison are free, as are all of Alison's online courses. Alison's learners do not have to pay anything to take these courses unless they want a digital or physical copy of the course certificate.