Geography in Travel Planning - E-Learning - English


About

Geography is central to tourism as travelers take into account the travel time, routing, and local climate when choosing a vacation destination. In order to successfully sell travel products, you need to understand what drives tourist decisions and what geographically sets places apart. Study world geography and time zones to better advise clients on travel destinations and tours, and explore different regional modes of transport to offer customized travel itineraries.

Course format

  • This e-learning course requires approximately 20 hours of study, to be completed within 6 months.
  • Student performance will be based on an examination. Please refer to the Exam Information below for more details.

Registration information

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Registration

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Course fee by license
USD 100

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will be able to:

  • Plan travel itineraries
  • Read maps using longitude and latitude
  • Use three-letter city and airport codes
  • Market and sell different types of geography based travel (physical, cultural and destination)
  • Understand different modes of transport around the world

Course content

  • Marketing and selling geography based travel
  • Understanding and reading maps
  • Three-letter city codes
  • Planning travel itineraries
  • Currencies and currency codes
  • World time zones
  • Different modes of transport around the world

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Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Travel counselors
  • Airline sales and service staff members
  • Tour operators
  • Travel agents

Certificate awarded

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will be awarded an e-Certificate available for you to print for your records.

Exam information

Please read the General Information on Self-study exams.

    • Exam Delivery Method: Non-supervised online-based exam. Exam can be taken any time at your convenience.
    • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions
    • Number of questions: 100
    • Time Allowance: 2 hours
    • Passing Grade: 70% correct answers
    • Number of exam attempts: 1

Important note: The exam should be accessed after you have completed the course module. Once you have started the exam you can no longer access the course module.

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