Role or Tour Operator.docx - Report on “Role of Tour Operators in the Development of Tourism in Bangladesh” Department of Tourism and Hospitality

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1 Report on “Role of Tour Operators in the Development of Tourism in Bangladesh” Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management Faculty of Business Studies University of Dhaka
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2 Table of Content SL. Content Page No. 1 Introduction 5 2 Definition of Tour Operator 5 3 Characteristics of Tour operator 5 4 Types of Tour operator 5 5 Major functions of a Tour Operator 7 6 Tour operators in Bangladesh 8 7 Role of Tour Operator to ensure tourism development in Bangladesh 8 8 Role of Tour Operator to ensure sustainable tourism development 8 9 The contribution of tour operator towards Bangladeshi economy 10 10 Conlusion 10
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3 1. Introduction The Tourism industry is regarded as one of the most important and fastest growing industry around the world. Travel has been of great interest of people since the beginning of the civilization. People have the desire or need to travel which has to be fulfilled. In order to satisfy this need, people choose destinations that offer various attractions whether it is in the form of natural or human-made phenomena that they want to experience and hence. Actually Tour Operator is satisfying people by fulfilling their needs. A tour operator typically combines tour and travel components to create a package holiday . They advertise and produce brochures to promote their products, holidays and itineraries. 2. Definition of Tour Operator Tour operator can be defined as an organization, firm or a company who buys individual travel components, separately from their suppliers and combines them into a package tour, which is sold with their own price tag to the public directly or through the middle men. The most common example of a tour operator's product would be a flight on a charter airline plus a transfer from the airport to a hotel and the services of a local representative, all for one price. 3. Characteristics of Tour operator Tour Operator plays an important role in tourism development. The major characteristics of tour operator is given bellow Wholesalers - their client are primarily the retail travel agencies, and dealings with end user are indirect. Acts as intermediary and integrator of the travel suppliers. Derives income from variable but limited profit margins and capitalizes on favorable terms, conditions and concessions. Generate additional revenues by selling optional tours, excursions, and extension stays. 4. Types of Tour operator I. Inbound Tour Operator: Tour operators who deal and handle directly inbound foreign tourists, provide them various services on their arrival and departure such as transfer, accommodation, transportation,
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4 sightseeing, entertainment, currency, insurance services etc. are known as inbound tour operators. These tour operators formulate tour package individually or in collaboration with
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