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The Travel Agency
The Travel Agency is an organization focused on providing the elderly with the opportunity to travel the world in the safest conditions possible. Although the company is available to the general public, it directs its attention toward bringing together a series of services that make it possible for older individuals to enjoy their holidays without worrying about anything (Applegate & Johnsen 87).
hen considering the customer's buying behavior in the context of The Travel Agency, it appears that people are often inclined to buy via more traditional means of communication. The fact that they typically have the finances to afford going on holidays plays an important role in making them a particularly important market. These people often have the resources to go on holidays but are reluctant to do so because they are unaware that there are travel companies specifically designed to fit their needs (Leidlaw 60). This….
Travel Agency business proposal
The following progress report on the Jamaica Tour project provides a summary of activities to date and the remaining steps. In this stage of the project, the services offered by other travel agencies completed. This provided some insight on how to start a small scale company. The IRS tax policies and conditions were searched and necessary documents have been downloaded. The current main focus is mailing the travel surveys to potential clients to understand the demand for a new travel agency. This document provides a comparative progress report of the actual stage of the project and the planned stage.
The project was divided into two periods, preparations for the company and the action.
Search on Jamaica (10.24.2010- on going): http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g147309-Jamaica-Vacations.html, and http://www.lonelyplanet.com/jamaica are very resourceful to provide information about Jamaica. The uniqueness of the proposed travel agency would be the coffee farm and mountain trips for some hobby….
Business Analytics and IntelligenceWord ReportNovemberList of TablesTable 1: Percentage Daily Internet Usage Rates and Users Shopping Online in the UKTable 2: Profit Margin Summary StatisticsTable 3: Turnover Summary StatisticsTable 4: Current Ratio Summary StatisticsTable 5: Return on Assets Summary StatisticsTable 6: Return on Capital Employed Summary StatisticsTable 7: Correlation ResultsTable 8: Regression ResultsTable of ContentsList of Tables 2Table of Contents 3List of Figures 4Introduction 5Background of the UK Travel Agency Industry 6Visualization of the Whole Industry 6Business Analytics and its Role in Decision-Making 9Descriptive Analytics 9Predictive Analytics 12Conclusion 14List of FiguresFigure 1: Number of Businesses in the UK Travel Agency IndustryFigure 2: Revenue Trends in the UK Travel Agency IndustryIntroductionThis report analyses the travel agency industry in the UK using descriptive and predictive analytics to predict future prospects. Data from Statista shows that there were 4,640 travel agencies in the UK as at September 2022 (Statista, 2022). This analysis covers….
Camm, J. D., Cochran, J., Fry, M. J., & Ohlmann, J. W. (2020). Business analytics (4th ed.). Cengage Australia.
Chicco, D., Warrens, M., & Jurman, G. (2021). The coefficient of determination R-Squared is more informative than SMAPE, MAE, MAPE, MSE, and RMSE. The Open Access Journal for Computer Science Research, 7(1), 2-24.
Dimitri, D., Zikovic, I., Blecich, A., (2018). Profitability determinants of hotel companies in selected Mediterranean countries. Economic Research, 29(1), 1977-93.
Travelling and Tourism contributes to U.S. Economy
How travelling and tourism contribute to U.S. economy
United States Department of Commerce
Commerce Department Data Show U.S. Travel and Tourism Exports Contributed $87.1 Billion to U.S. Economy in First Six Months of 2013
The official website of the U.S. Department of Commerce takes keen interest in finding who enters the country for the purpose of traveling and tourism and what is the impact of traveling on the economy of the country. The department oversees International Trade Administration. It is found that the international investors contribute multibillions to the economy of country every year. During the month of June this year, the international investors contribute about $14.6 billion. The contribution is increasing every year and from June 2012 to June 2013, the investment increased about 5%. The role of international travelers and tourists is positive on the economy of USA. Only in the first half of the….
Guido, C., and Paolo, F. "The Economics of Tourism Destinations," Springer. (2012).
International Trade Administration. Year-to-date U.S. travel and tourism exports contribute $72.6 billion to the U.S. economy, (2013). Retrieved from: http://trade.gov/press/press-releases/2013/year-to-date-us-travel-and-tourism-exports-contribute-72-billion-to-the-us-economy-071013.asp
Independent. Keeping nine per cent rate good for jobs, tourism and economy, (2013). Retrieved
This strategy targets not only the traveler who has already made a decision to go on a vacation, but also the traveler who is only perusing the idea.
Cheap Tickets.com offers a similar service and similar e-commerce strategies. Like Orbitz, cheap tickets allows customers to run personalized searches and informs travelers about trip ideas and deals through a travel deals blog. Cheap Tickets, however, employs several different e-commerce strategies. The site offers tickets for live events, a service comparable to that of Ticketmaster. This strategy allows customers who are booking travel in a certain area to simultaneously scan for events they wish to attend and book their tickets, a convenience that Orbitz.com does not offer. Similarly, Cheap Tickets caters to customers who are looking for a last minuet deal on a destination or event with the deal of the week. By employing these strategies, the web site not only entices….
Direct Strategy Fun Games Travel, Inc.
REGARDING INFORMATION ABOUT THREE GROUPS OF FORTY TO PARK CITY LODGE
Dear Mr. Jones,
There is a growing interest in Park City Lodge and all of the amazing opportunities and amenities that the facility has to offer for large size groups, such as our planned tours of forty members. This upcoming ski season is bound to be an exciting one, and I was hoping that Park City Lodge could serve as the possible location for our upcoming group travel packages.
Fun Games Travel, Inc. is an emerging travel agency that specializes in planning group trips with plenty of exciting activities along the way. Due to the growing demand for travel to the most pristine and engaging ski locations, Fun Games Travel is planning on setting up travel packages to Magic Mountain, one of the best ski grounds in the region. Due to the proximity to the mountain….
Top Travel Marketing Plan
"Explore the world on your terms"
Top Travel is a well established travel agency which cares not only to satisfy the most specific needs of its wide customer base, but also to understand the forces affecting the domestic and global tourist sector and to integrate well crafted responses to these new challenges in the services it provides to its clients. Top Travel's slogan "Explore the world on your terms" invites customers to create the journey of their dreams, aligned with their preferences, time availability, financial constraints and unique needs and guarantees that the company will provide all the necessary and customized support in this sense. The company targets middle income consumers, of all ages and both familiarized with technology as well as using the more traditional methods and its ultimate scope is that of delivering customized, complete and current travel options to all customers, be these certain of….
Blakeman, R., (2014) Integrated marketing communications: creative strategy from ideas to implementation, 2nd edition, Rowman & Litefield
Gilligan, C., Wilson, R.M.S., (2012) Strategic marketing planning, Routledge
Kapferer, J-N, (2012), The new strategic brand management: advanced insights and strategic thinking, Kogan Page Publishers
Martinez-Lopez, F.J. (2013) Handbook of strategic e-business management, Springer Science and Business Media
Tourism Distribution Network due to a mounting trend of ecommerce in the global market. The advent World Wide Web, Wireless Application Protocol and the integration of media with tourism, has somewhat halted the growth of traditional channels of travel and tourism. Thus, showing a prelude to eTourism, a modern concept of online or web-based distribution network, providing complete travel information and booking details only a click away. But this surge of information, economy and accessibility has also threatened the survival of traditional distribution channels like Travel Wholesaler and egional etailer Travel Agents. Which means where technology, sophistication and immediacy have brought forth new prospects of business in tourism, it also has a downside for traditional means of product and information transactions.
TOUISM DISTUBUTION NETWOK.
Tourism has traditionally relied on travel wholesalers and retail travel agents but this isn't to prevail in the ever converging global village. Electronic media, Mobile and Wireless….
Travel and Tourism Research Association. www.ttra.com[Accessed 25th September 2005]
( eTourism Newsletter http://www.etourismnewsletter.com/ecommerce.htm [Accessed 25th September 2005]
( Foresight Tourism Report for South African Tourism and Travel Distribution Networks http://www.dst.gov.za/reports/foresight_reports/FORESIGHT%20TOURISM%20REPORT.doc . [Accessed 25th September 2005]
( World Tourism Organization http://www.world-tourism.org / [Accessed 25th September 2005]
Greyhound is part of the travel services industry, providing intercity travel within the United States as well as travel packages and mail services. The environment that Greyhound operates in his been effected by the events of September 11. The safety concerns, the decline in air travel and the decline in international travel creates opportunities for Greyhound. In the current environment, there would be increased interest in travel arrangements other than air travel. This creates an opportunity for Greyhound to take advantage of the situation and promote its services. The main problem that Greyhound faces is how to maintain current demand after the environment has stabilized. After analyzing the various problems and the future scenarios the recommendation is that Greyhound expand its services and create an extensive marketing campaign to promote its services. To ensure that increased demand is maintained there should also be a focus on ensuring new customers become….
Billsberry, J. The Effective Manager: Perspectives and Illustrations. London: Sage, 2000.
CNN. "Explosives found in Philadelphia bus station." CNN.COM. October 19, 2001. http://www.cnn.com/2001/U.S./10/19/philadelphia.explosives/index.html
Daft, R.L. Management. Fort Worth, TX: Dryden Press, 1997.
Greyhound Lines Inc. "Greyhound Company Profile." Greyhound Lines Inc., 2002. http://www.greyhound.com/company/profile.shtml
agency/organization in which you worked. Include information on the size of the organization (number of personnel, of what kinds) and the division of labor into units or departments. Obtain an organizational chart, or prepare one yourself, showing the formal structure of the organization.
The organization where I worked from April 24, 2012 to June 29, 2012 was U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Created in 2003, it is the main investigative body of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigation. It is a federal law enforcement agency whose main responsibility includes executing the immigration and custom laws of the United States to protect the country and to ensure the public security.
The detailed chart of the structure of the organization is attached in the Appendix A. ICE has a divisional organizational structure. It is headed by the Director who is appointed by the President of U.S. And approved by the Senate.….
Cyber Crimes Center. 2012 June 16 .
Herald, Glenna. U.S. Immigration and Enforcement arrests 44. Chicago Tribune. N.p., 14 June 2012. Web. 19 June 2012. .
Hughes, Gordon, Eugene MacLaughlin and John Muncie. Crime Prevention and Community Safety. Sage Publications, 2002.
ICE Strategic Plan Fiscal Years 2010-2014. Strategic Plan. Washington DC: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 2010.
It is also advisable to create a USAJOBS member account so that resumes can be posted online, application status can be found, and automated job alerts received.
4. Interview process -- the best-qualified candidates will be forwarded to the hiring official for that particular job; interviews are done in person or by phone; and selection is subject to Federal Civil Service Laws.
Because Homeland Security is a Federal Agency, and because of the wide range of talent required, Homeland Security has four programs that fit most individuals regardless of the stage of their career:
1. Student and ecent Jobs -- internships, fellowship, and training programs are available in almost every law enforcement opportunity. Some jobs are actively recruited from colleges and universities.
2. Experienced Professionals -- Technical, managerial and other skills (medical, emergency, etc.) professionals are needed.
3. etirees -- Short, long -- and medium terms projects based on part-time or flexible schedules.
National Strategy for Homeland Security. (2002, November). Retrieved from ncs.gov: http://www.ncs.gov/library/policy_docs/nat_strat_hls.pdf
Department of Homeland Security. (2012, March). Get a Homeland Security Job. Retrieved from dhs.gov: http://www.dhs.gov/how-do-i/get-homeland-security-job
Department of Homeland Security Jobs. (2012, November 19). USAJOBS. Retrieved from Seattle Bsed Jobs: https://dhs.usajobs.gov/JobSearch/Search/GetResults?Keyword=&Location=Seattle%2C+WA&search.x=43&search.y=11&search=Search%21
Contemporary agency theory dictates that managers only act in the interest of maximizing shareholder (owner) wealth (Roberts, 2004). This standard can be reasonably viewed as the minimum ethical standard that the president of a company should have. Taking this view, Thomas Koltun is essentially in damage control mode. Because of the mistakes of the company in the past, Koltun is faced with significant downside risk from mishandling this situation. It could also be reasonably argued that Thomas Koltun still bears responsibility for the original ethical imperatives that the company has had all along as the result of bringing the Travel-Lite to market. If three-quarters of these products are as yet unaccounted for, then the company still bears ethical obligations as defined by the CPSC with regards in particular to consumers.
There are serious implications associated with a mishandling of these obligations. The company has suffered ethical failures in relation to its….
Health Canada. (2005). Recalling consumer products -- a guide for industry. Health Canada. Retrieved April 26, 2010 from http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/cps-spc/advisories-avis/child-enfant/recalling-guide-2005-04-rappel-eng.php
Rose, J. (2007). Communication styles. Suite 101. Retrieved April 26, 2010 from http://trainingpd.suite101.com/article.cfm/communication_styles
Johnson, R. (2008). Kant's moral philosophy. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved April 26, 2010 from http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/kant-moral/
Sinnott-Armstrong, W. (2006). Consequentialism. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved April 26, 2010 from http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/consequentialism/
Marketing Plan for Travel Today Agency
The market segmentation that Travel Today will adopt is geared towards enabling the agency define its target customers and minimize on time and cost by capitalizing on the defined target market. The company will, in this respect, target the holiday goers especially during the summer holidays when the South American coasts and Brazil are famous destinations. The agency will hence negotiate for group discounts in order to create a bigger customer base among the holiday goers whom would consider it worthy cutting any costs for more money to spend at the holiday destination. Psychographic segmentation will also apply in this aspect as the agency will be covering the Cuban route bearing the recent political developments and the ultimate lifting of embargoes and sanctions to the country. The psychographic factors take into account the social class, personality and lifestyle of the intended target clients (Businesswise….
Businesswise Ltd., (2010). Psychographic Segmentation in Practice. Retrieved June 2, 2015 from http://www.markmedia.org.uk/psychographic_segmentation.htm
Management Study Guide, (2013). Competitor Analysis - Meaning, Objectives and Significance. Retrieved June 2, 2015 from http://www.managementstudyguide.com/competitor-analysis.htm
As anyone who is arrested by law enforcement must be made aware of their basic civil rights. At which point, you have the option of determining if: you would like to talk to law enforcement alone or with your lawyer present during all questioning. You would then be booked and transferred to the jail, awaiting your preliminary hearing before the courts. ("Rights of the Accused," 2008)
Once this begins, is the point that a suspect can challenge their detention and question the fact that they may be innocent. Where, the judge will listen to arguments from both sides, to determine if there were any possible abuses that are: occurring and the preponderance of evidence against them. If there is sufficient evidence, they will set a trial date and listen to bail requests from the defense. Depending upon the severity of the crime and the possibility that the defendant could be….
Mexico Police and Law Enforcement. (2004). Photius. Retrieved from: http://www.photius.com/countries/mexico/national_security/mexico_national_security_police_and_law_enfor~516.html
Rights of the Accused. (2008). America. Retrieved from: http://www.america.gov/st/democracyhr-english/2008/June/20080630231256eaifas0.3084683.html
Guiterez, M. (2001). Central America. Global Corruption Report.
Improving the United States Custom and Border Protection Agency
Alden, E. W. (2012). Immigration and Border Control. Cato Journal, 32(1), 37-46
Like Polner, in Coordinated Border Management: From Theory to Practice, the author of this particular article identifies the need to ensure that border security benefits the economy of the country. In so doing, he seeks ways of making "border security compatible with a sensible immigration system that strengthens the U.S. economy rather than weakens it." Unlike the other authors listed in tis text, Winter also gives a brief history of U.S. border patrol. This article will come in handy as I seek to highlight the consequences of the border security enforcement approaches in place currently. The article also outlines the various strategies that could be utilized in seeking to further enhance the flexibility as well as effectiveness of border security in the future. Its relevance cannot, therefore, be overstated.
Bullock, J.A., Haddow,….
Business Opportunity The Travel Agency The Travel Agency is an organization focused on providing the elderly with the opportunity to travel the world in the safest conditions possible. Although the company…Read Full Paper ❯
Travel Agency business proposal The following progress report on the Jamaica Tour project provides a summary of activities to date and the remaining steps. In this stage of the…Read Full Paper ❯
Business Analytics and IntelligenceWord ReportNovemberList of TablesTable 1: Percentage Daily Internet Usage Rates and Users Shopping Online in the UKTable 2: Profit Margin Summary StatisticsTable 3: Turnover Summary StatisticsTable…Read Full Paper ❯
Travelling and Tourism contributes to U.S. Economy How travelling and tourism contribute to U.S. economy Annotation Websites United States Department of Commerce Commerce Department Data Show U.S. Travel and Tourism Exports Contributed $87.1 Billion…Read Full Paper ❯
This strategy targets not only the traveler who has already made a decision to go on a vacation, but also the traveler who is only perusing the idea. Cheap…Read Full Paper ❯
Direct Strategy Fun Games Travel, Inc. REGARDING INFORMATION ABOUT THREE GROUPS OF FORTY TO PARK CITY LODGE Dear Mr. Jones, There is a growing interest in Park City Lodge and all…Read Full Paper ❯
Top Travel Marketing Plan "Explore the world on your terms" Top Travel is a well established travel agency which cares not only to satisfy the most specific needs of its wide…Read Full Paper ❯
Tourism Distribution Network due to a mounting trend of ecommerce in the global market. The advent World Wide Web, Wireless Application Protocol and the integration of media with…Read Full Paper ❯
Greyhound is part of the travel services industry, providing intercity travel within the United States as well as travel packages and mail services. The environment that Greyhound operates in…Read Full Paper ❯
agency/organization in which you worked. Include information on the size of the organization (number of personnel, of what kinds) and the division of labor into units or departments.…Read Full Paper ❯
It is also advisable to create a USAJOBS member account so that resumes can be posted online, application status can be found, and automated job alerts received. 4. Interview…Read Full Paper ❯
Contemporary agency theory dictates that managers only act in the interest of maximizing shareholder (owner) wealth (Roberts, 2004). This standard can be reasonably viewed as the minimum ethical standard…Read Full Paper ❯
Marketing Plan for Travel Today Agency Market segmentation The market segmentation that Travel Today will adopt is geared towards enabling the agency define its target customers and minimize on time and…Read Full Paper ❯
As anyone who is arrested by law enforcement must be made aware of their basic civil rights. At which point, you have the option of determining if: you…Read Full Paper ❯
Improving the United States Custom and Border Protection Agency Alden, E. W. (2012). Immigration and Border Control. Cato Journal, 32(1), 37-46 Like Polner, in Coordinated Border Management: From Theory to Practice,…Read Full Paper ❯