Describe the major accidents and incidents that could occur throughout the duration of the programme described above. Tourist destination is the most important component in a tour package. This helps tour operator to attract tourist for their packages. Following are some of main tourist destinations tour operators use to attract tourist for their tour packages
1.1 Activities in tour packages.
Based on the type and the requirement of the consumer tour operator creates a packages. If the tour package is based on adventure tourism it will mainly consist of activity based tour itinerary. These activities are based on the tourist location they visit. As an example tour package in Africa includes a safari tour, in Dubai shopping and also safaris in deserts etc.
Following are some of main activities that include in a tour package. These activities can be change by demand of travel group. And also it is tour operators responsibility to arrange these activities with safety measures.
Hot air balloon
Historical Places Visit
Group Events in hotel
Another adventure events
1.2. Tourism and Transportation
Transportation is the method using for travel one place to another. Travelling is main part of any kind of tourism. No tourism take place without considering about transportation. There are four main transportation methods used when it comes to travel and tourism, they are air, road, sea and railway. Most of tour operators used following methods of transportation heavily for their travel arrangements.
Air :- Aviation
This is the most common method use for transportation within the tourism industry. This can be divide in two ways. International and domestic travel. Tour operators get this service through the travel agents.
Ground:- Coaches and Rail
These are the two methods tour operators used to travel tourist in the ground. Most tour operators manage their own coaches services with well manage staff. If not they get the service from travel agents. Depend on the size of the group coaches can be varied.
Railway is mainly managed by rail companies. They provide scheduled service within the home country. Tour operators may reserve seats for tourist group and use this service.
Sea :- Ships, Ferry
This is the transport method heavily used when people travel in the water. Ships and Ferries provide link between group of islands, or islands and a larger land mass. Tour operators get the service through the cruise or ferry operators for their packages.
1.3.Accidents in tourism
An accident is a specific, unexpected, unusual and unintended external action which occurs in a particular time and place, with no apparent and deliberate cause but with marked effects. It implies a generally negative outcome which may have been avoided or prevented had circumstances leading up to the accident been recognized, and acted upon, prior to its occurrence.(Wikipidea )
As described above even in tourism there is a big possibility to take place an accident during the tour program. Following are some major accident that could happen in the tourism industry. These accident can be divided in to several section depend on the accident type and location it happens.
1.3.1. Accident Due to Natural phenomena
Itâ€™s a common fact that natural phenomena cause huge accident and damages to tourism industry. As an example Tsunami in 2004 December results number of deaths in the coastal area including tourist who were there at the time when it happened. Following are some of natural phenomena identified around the world
1.3.2. Accident in the Transportation
When tour operators creating packages as described above they use various method of transportation to travel tourist. Following are some accidents that can take place while transporting passengers,
1.3.3.Accidents due to Activities
As we described in this article travelers are participating various kind of activities in the event. Due to these activities traveler can face to these type of accidents.
Also there can be certain incidents that a traveler may face with following types of accidents,
1.3.5.Accident made by man
In a destination there can be sudden attracts or picketing that a traveler might face in to, some of them are
Tour operator goes bankruptcy
Apart from all other following accident can happen to anyone including tourist at any time in anywhere,
Meat with a robbery
Lost in the way
1.4.Result of accident
Accident always brings up the bad result. Following are some of results can occur due to an accidents in the middle of travel package.
Dead of one or more in a travel group
Injured of one or more in a travel group
Group stuck in a location
Illness of one or more group members
Delay from a schedule time
Economy problem of group members