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What is a Tour Operator?
A tour operator typically combines tour and travel components to create a holiday vacations. They prepare itinerary. Tour operator's service would be a flight on an airline company with a transportation transfer from the airport to a hotel and the services of a local representative, all for one price (travel package). The original raison d'etre of tour operating was the difficulty of making arrangements in far-flung places, with problems of language, currency and communication. The advent of the internet has led to a rapid increase in self-packaging of holidays. However, tour operators still have their competence in arranging tours for those who do not have time to do DIY holidays, and specialize in large group events and meetings such as conferences or seminars. Also, tour operators still exercise contracting power with suppliers (airlines, hotels, other land arrangements, cruises, etc.) and influence over other entities (tourism boards and other government authorities) in order to create packages and special departures for destinations otherwise difficult and expensive to visit.
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