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Concept selected: Traditional tour operator

Definition

An intermediary wholesale agency working between tourist establishments and retail agencies is considered to be a traditional tour operator. Tour operators prepare programmes and package holidays, and offer them to the retail agencies that sell them to the client, earning a commission for this.
A traditional tour operator is considered to be that which does not exclusively use the Internet to commercialise its products, but it might use the Internet in order to commercialise part, or to perform the paperwork necessary in its intermediation tasks, and even with the hotel establishment.

Source

Tourist surveys. Methodology

Topic

Statistical operations

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