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Published: 21 October 2013
- Bob Holland
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Thinking Skills in Travel and Tourism - Unit 1

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A range of resource looking at different types of holidays, budget airlines and tourism destinations.

These materials are designed to support the DCELLS agenda for the development of thinking skills and AFL for learners following travel and tourism courses including:


  • GCSE Leisure and Tourism
  • AS in Travel and Tourism


The materials are sub-divided into three Units, each with five topics:


Unit 1 – The development of travel and tourism over time

  • Holiday Camps
  • Budget Airlines
  • Package holidays and online bookings
  • Tourism destinations
  • Cruise holidays

Developing thinking enables learners to gain a deeper understanding of topics, to think flexibly and to make reasoned judgements and decisions.

Each of the topics consists of a series of thinking skills activities, supported by summary information about the topic.

It is suggested that the activities are undertaken first before learners are supplied with the supporting information.

The activities are designed to enable learners to think about the topic. It doesn’t matter if they make mistakes or get things wrong!

Leisure and Tourism
Package Holidays
cruise holidays
budget airlines
developing thinking
Budget Airlines
Cruise Holidays
Holiday Camps and UK Destinations
Package Holidays
Tourism Destinations


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