The Travel & Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK. The value of tourism to the UK economy is approximately £126 billion, and the sector employs around 3.1 million people. This is an excellent course for anyone wishing to pursue a career in the Travel & Tourism industry. It is the equivalent to one A Level. It offers students the opportunity to study the growth of world tourism, how this has changed over time, how people travel to resorts and the impact of tourism.
A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 including GCSE English.
House of Commons
Birmingham City Council
Transport for London
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Sea Life Centre
The Travel & Tourism Industry – developing the skills needed to examine, interpret and analyse a variety of statistics that measure the importance of UK tourism.
Different types of destinations and their importance
Investigating the features and appeal of global destinations.
Tourism Impacts & Tourism Development:
The Customer Service – exploring and applying ways of managing internal and external customer experience to support organisational success and to develop customer service skills.
An optional unit from:
• Visitor attractions
• Passenger transport
• Events, conferences and exhibitions