Unit 8 Legislation And Ethics In Travel And Tourism Sector
INTRODUCTION This unit gives learners an insight into the legal and moral issues that permeate the travel and tourism sector. It is further intended to provide an introduction to the legal and regulatory framework that is necessary for effective operation within a number of industries within the travel and tourism sector.
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Unit 8 Legislation And Ethics In Travel And Tourism Sector

  1. INTRODUCTION

Travel And Tourism Sector2This unit gives learners an insight into the legal and moral issues that permeate the travel and tourism sector. It is further intended to provide an introduction to the legal and regulatory framework that is necessary for effective operation within a number of industries within the travel and tourism sector.

Learners will interpret and apply a range of regulations and legislation within the appropriate vocational context. They will explore the legal and regulatory framework utilising real cases and consider the impact of important precedents.

Learners will also have the opportunity to explore the place of business ethics in the travel and tourism sector. They will consider a range of current ethical dilemmas and the role of business ethics in the mitigation of these. Learners will conclude by applying the principles of business ethics in producing a corporate social responsibility policy for a travel and tourism business.

Aim:

This unit enables learners to gain understanding of the legal and regulatory framework, health, safety, security and consumer protection laws and business ethics in travel and tourism. 

Learning Outcomes and assessment criteria:

On successful completion of this unit a learner will:

  1. Understand the legal and regulatory framework in the travel and tourism sector
  2. Understand legislation and regulations relating to health, safety and security in the travel and tourism sector
  3. Understand consumer protection legislation in relation to the travel and tourism sector
  4. Understand the role of business ethics in the travel and tourism sector. 

Unit content: 

  • Understand the legal and regulatory framework in the travel and tourism sector 

Legal framework: applicable laws and regulations 

Regulatory framework: bodies e.g. Strategic Rail Authority (SRA), Health and Safety Executive (HSE), Health and Safety Commission (HSC), Maritime Authorities, International Air Transport Association (IATA), Air Travel Operators’ Licensing (ATOL), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA); role and regulatory powers e.g. arbitration service and codes of conduct

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Series: Hnd Assignment Help
Genres: Hnd Assignment Help, Travel And Tourism Sector
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Publication Year: 2016
List Price: 30
eBook Price: 30
Audiobook Price: 30
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