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IGCSE Travel and Tourism online course

IGCSE Travel and Tourism Course

Enrolment Fee £320.00

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A Distance Learning Course is the ideal way to gain a qualification without having the worry of trying to fit your studies around your everyday life.  You can complete your studies in your own time and we are on hand seven days a week to help you plan your future

Course Description

This IGCSE Travel and Tourism Course will develop practical skills across a range of working roles, as well as providing a global and local perspective on travel and tourism. You will gain an overview of the industry, and learn about popular destinations, customer care, working procedures, travel and tourism products and services, and marketing and promotion.

What makes us unique when delivering your IGCSE specification?

At Learn Now, we treat our students as individuals not numbers. Not everyone works at the same pace or needs the same level of assistance and your Tutor will ensure that you receive as much help as is required. We won’t just provide you with your course materials and leave you to get on with it; your course will be tailored to your needs. We have a resource bank full of useful aids and ideas to help you make the most of your studies and give you the best possible chance of success.

What can you do with IGCSE Travel and Tourism

IGCSE Travel and Tourism could lead on to a more vocationally-related course or further study of A' Levels.

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There are two papers for this qualification which will cover the following content:-
understand and explain the structure of the international travel and tourism industry
Investigate the social, cultural, economic and environmental impact of travel and tourism
Identify the role of national governments in forming tourism policy and promotion
Investigate the patterns of demand for international travel and tourism
Demonstrate knowledge of the main global features
Demonstrate awareness of different time zones and climates
Investigate travel and tourism destinations
Identify and describe the features which attract tourists to a particular destination
Deal with customers and colleagues – “the moment of truth”
Identify the essential personal skills required when working in the travel and tourism industry
Follow basic procedures when handling customer enquiries, making reservations and payments
Use reference sources to obtain information
Explore the presentation and promotion of tourist facilities
Identify and describe tourism products
Explore the roles of tour operators and travel agents in the chain of distribution
Describe support facilities for travel and tourism
Explore the features of worldwide transport in relation to major international routes
Role and function of marketing and promotion
Market segmentation and targeting
’Product’ as part of the marketing mix
’Price’ as part of the marketing mix
‘Place’ as part of the marketing mix
‘Promotion’ as part of the marketing mix
The operation, role and function of tourism authorities responsible for tourism policy and promotion at a national, regional and local level, including tourist information centres and visitor information services
The provision of tourist products and services
basic principles of marketing and promotion
The marketing mix
leisure travel services
business travel services

Previous Knowledge Required

You do not need any prior learning knowledge or experience to take this course. This course is openly available to anyone who wishes to take part in a highly rewarding home study course, although you would be expected to have a reasonable standard of literacy. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with the full support of your Tutor.


You will have dedicated Tutor Support for 12 months. All assignments are marked by one of our professional Tutors who will offer regular feedback and guide you through your course. You must have access to email in order to contact your Tutor.

You will be provided with the telephone number for your dedicated Student Support Team who will be available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that you will receive unlimited support for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.


The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. You will also have access to quizzes to help you gauge your progress.

Students will be required to arrange and pay for their examinations at a CIE approved centre. We can provide an extensive list of these centres for you.

Enrolment Fees

You can enrol online today by either paying in full or taking advantage of our easy payment plan.  The first instalment will be due one month following enrolment.


Payment Method

Initial Payment

Monthly Instalment

Total Payable


Pay in Full





Instalment Option


£65.00 x 4 months


Please note the easy payment plan is not available to International Students.

Awarding Organisation

University of Cambridge International Examinations (CIE)

Cambridge International Examinations is the world’s largest provider of international education programmes and their qualifications are taken in over 160 countries and recognised by universities, education providers and employers across the world.

Specification code

IGCSE Travel and Tourism CIE: 0471

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