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Unit 8 Long haul destinations?
Transcript of Unit 8 Long haul destinations?
Coastal & Beach areas.
Purpose built resorts
Historical and cultural areas.
Twin or multi centre
Why do holidaymakers select their destination?
What are long haul destinations?
Any destination further than six hours flight?
On completion of this unit a learner should:
Be able to locate major long-haul destinations of the world
Know the types of holidays offered within long-haul destinations that meet different visitor motivations
Understand how factors can affect travel to long-haul destinations
Know the features and facilities that contribute to the appeal of long-haul destinations for different types of visitors
Be able to plan a long-haul tour.
How do you judge if a flight is longer than six hours?
Check the airline timetables
Long-haul destinations activity
Make a list of six long-haul destinations that you would like to visit and state why each appeals to you.
Think of at least four sources of information on long haul destinations.
Sources of information,
Travel Brochures and leaflets
DVDs and CD roms
You are going on holiday what options are available to you?
How many Continents are there on earth?
Can you name them?
Identify the Continents
Wide variety of facilities for tourists:
Good public transport
One of the most popular holidays.
Well equipped for all budgets.
Beaches & Coast
Purpose built facilities for visitors.
Purpose built resorts
For those wanting to get away from cities and stress normal life.
Variety of activities.
Places that provide an enriching experience.
Historical & Cultural Areas
UNIT 8: LONG HAUL DESTINATIONS
TRAVEL & TOURiSM
People are now selecting destinations further afield for short breaks.
A holiday where visitors stay in the same place throughout their holiday.
Twin or Multi stay.
Visitors choose to stay in one or more places during the course of their holiday.
They opt for this so that they can explore more of a destination.
Popular with older people.
Provides them a chance to explore places at their own pace.
Holiday makers opt to spend their holiday on a ship.
It allows them to visit a number of places over a short period.
Attractions & Entertainment
Culture and history
The natural world
Other motivating factors
This is the main reason why British visitors travel long haul.
Ideal for celebrating special occassions.
Offers unusual activities.
Attractions and Entertainment
Culture & History
People are spending more time visiting further afield to learn about different cultures and places
Visiting friends & family
Factors that affect Travel to Long Haul destinations
There are many factors that people take into consideration when selecting a long haul destination.
Length of flight.
Assessment and grading criteria
In order to pass this unit, the evidence that the learner presents for assessment needs to demonstrate that they can meet all the learning outcomes for the unit.
The assessment criteria for a pass grade describe the level of achievement required to pass this unit.
People want more tailored holidays
Planning takes a long time and detailed research.
Know how to put together an itenarary.
Planning a Long Haul Tour
Knowing how to plan a Long haul Tour is becoming more important.... why?
Factors to consider for Long Haul destinations
Try the Airline logo quiz
Try the Travel pod game to test your geography iq.
What sort of factors do you think are linked to travel?
Length of flight
Climate conditions Entry requirements
Depending where you go in the world may have a different time to your starting point.
This could impact on your arrival time and length of stay.
What issues are faced by traveling further away?
Length of flight
Health issues DVT, Fatigue.
Less time at destination.
Weather conditions and seasons may influence the choice of destination.
What time are arrival and departure times quoted?
They are quoted in local time.
What kind of entry requirement may you require to enter certain countries?
Some destinations have a rainy season, when humidity is high and can be unpleasant to visitors.
Tropical weather belt moves from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere.
You need to research long haul destinations in the far east to assess the best times to visit that will avoid these times.
you can find out requirements at:
Why would your travel plans be restricted?
Natural disasters, ie.
Crime and unrest.
Can you think of some areas or countries where you should not travel alone?
Check out :
Many find it shocking at some of the issues they may face overseas. Can you think of some?
Exploitation of local people.
Know the features and facilities that contribute to the appeal of long haul destinations for different types of visitors.
Identify the different types of traveller
Long haul destination require excellent transport links.
Factors affecting choice of long haul destination?
Availability and frequency of services.
Suitability for the traveller.
Do they have specific needs ie business people.
Looking for the best option for their budget
Travellers may be intrigued by a particular attraction. Can you think of some natural examples?
Natural World attractions
Can you think of some?
Purpose Built Attractions
Graet Wall of China
Events such as
What does one expect when you get there?
Main centers are often well connected.
But what about more remote areas?
What options do you have?
Local Transport Links
Public transport links
Hire car services
The type of accommodation available in certain areas may well reflect the type of traveller.
Now a very popular reason to travel.
Others may go seeking specific entertainment. ie Las Vegas.
Some want to go for specific entertainment ie night clubs and nightlife.
Sport and Entertainment
Food is likely to be a factor considered when selecting a destination
Although why is this likely to be diminishing?
Food and Drink
Name some different types
What types of visitor are travelling?
Guess the destination Activity