Posts Tagged ‘travelling’

mountain climbing

Mountain climbing

Mountain climbing is considered one of the most dangerous and extreme kinds of active tourism. Today it represents a whole industry that is constantly developing and getting more and more popular. As a rule, people climb mountains in the summer, when the weather allows you to reach the peak with as little effort as possible. […]

style of service

Style of service

Maintaining a certain style in communication and serving guests is an important element of work of every hotel. Style of service is a set of certain rules and standards of behaviour of the staff in servicing guests of the hotel. Each of the workers contributes to the creation of the client’s good image of the […]



In most cases when going on a tour to another country people may find themselves in extreme conditions: this may be caused by the change of climate, chemical composition of the water, other dietary habits and many other changes that imply a certain degree of danger. That’s why one of the most important elements of […]



Excursion services designed to satisfy people’s needs in communication with spiritual and moral values, in gathering of knowledge, including professional knowledge, in the conditions of free choice of objects, methods and means of such communication. General requirements to excursions may be divided into compulsory and recommended ones. The compulsory requirements include: safety of sightseers, safety […]

transport and tourism

Transport used for travelling and tourism

It’s really hard to imagine any tourist activity without the necessity to use transport. Transport services are among the most important ones within the structure of a tourist product. It is connected with the fact that all tourist routes (except the pedestrian ones) presuppose the availability of vehicles for transportation to a recreational facility or […]

Major hotel services

Major hotel services

The major hotel services are: reception, reservation, settlement, consumer service and distribution of hotel room capacity. The reception service is often referred to as the “heart” or the “nerve center” of the whole hotel. This department is contacted by the customers most often as this is the place where everybody goes with all kinds of […]

classification of hotels

Classification of hotels

Hotels are usually classified in accordance with different criteria. The most widely used are the following criteria: level of comfort; number of rooms, functional purpose; location, nutrition, duration of staying and some others. The level of comfort is probably the most important factor taken into account by all tourists when buying a tour. This criterion […]



Accommodation of tourists is probably the most important part of the tour as it ranks first among the complex of services provided by tour operators and travel agencies during a trip and is an integral part of any tour. You wouldn’t probably be very excited if you find out that your tour includes only transportation […]



The result of the activities of various tourist enterprises in the form of certain services or their complex intended for sale at the market is called a tourist product. Depending on the specific character of an enterprise such product can be offered in a certain form depending on the preferences and the needs that the […]

tourist services

Tourist services

Tourism as a human activity and as a separate industry is nothing but selling services to the end consumers. These services are called tourist services. In the wide sense any tourist service may be regarded as a certain tourist product, i.e. the result of labor having a certain use value. Tourist services are an expedient […]