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The Rangeof Commercial and Non-Commercial Organisations in Travel and Tourism.

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The Range of Commercial and Non-Commercial Organisations in Travel and Tourism. 1. The Public Sector All these organisations are connected to either the National Government, which is departments or ministries, or to local Government. This chart shows the range of commercial and non commercial organisations involved in Travel and Tourism. Government Organisations The role of the DCMS * The government organisation, the DCMS ( The Department for Culture Media and Sport. This is one of the many civil service departments which serve the elected government of the day, whatever their political views. These departments do not have any political bias. Other examples are: * Treasury - doles out all the money the taxpayers money to other departments, e.g. education, defence, DEFRA (Department for the Farming and Rural Affairs), which is the department for the environment. * The DCMS is responsible for and to oversee : * Government policy on the arts, * Sport * The National Lottery, * Tourism, * Libraries, * Museums and galleries, * Broadcasting, * Film, * The music Industry, * Press freedom and regulation licensing, * Gambling * Historic environment. * The present secretary of the DCMS is Tessa Jowell. ...read more.

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brochures and leaflets. * Advise the Government. * Broaden public interest. * Educate by increasing people's knowledge and understanding of the past. * Look after monuments, archaeology, places of worship, listed buildings, parks and gardens. * Give grants for ALL conservation/ repairs, which can go to any owner. * Own 400 properties themselves. * GENERATE INCOME FROM ITS PROPERTIES. Funding * From DCMS * EARNED income: * Donations/ gifts from the public and include tax incentives. * Membership- admission free. * Secondary spend- retail/ catering at their properties. * In 2002 this was the income: * Government grants - �120 million * Admissions - �8.2 million * Retail/ food - �6.9 million * Membership - �3.3 million * Donations - �5.8 million * From the graph, I can see that most of the funding significantly comes from Government funding. The other ways in which the NGO gets its money have little value and shows how much it relies on the government grants. 2. The Voluntary Sector * These organisations have been formed by groups of like-minded people with a common cause. * They are usually non-profit making or charitable. * They are often operated by volunteers. ...read more.

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expect a financial return on shares - "dividend". * Owners * Customers * Employees * Suppliers (other industries which may interact with the Travel and Tourism Industry). Case Study - My Travel * My Travel is a multi-national PLC. * Its profits come from: 1) Retail High Street Travel Agents, shops with life style zones. These are specific customer groups so you can find the appropriate holiday. In addition, there is coffee and terminal web, where you can find holidays. It is a bit like an Internet caf�. 2) E Commerce Company This consists of a vast range of Internet offers, ranging from leisure travel products, insurance, air travel (charter or schedule), and hotel virtual tours. Pre-range and package holidays are now the past, customized is now the future, so you can mix and match to suit your wants and needs. 3) 49 Aircraft in Europe 4) Cruise ships 5) 118 resort properties 6) Stock exchange to raise capital NB. There is no funding from the Government, no voluntary donations, and no membership fees. This differs from the public and voluntary sectors. Stakeholders * The Government. * DCMS. * Historic environment of England. * The public, which include consumers and tourists. Also taxpayers. * Employees * Private (Queen.) and voluntary owners ( National Trust own historic properties and gain money from the Government for restoration.) of historic sites. ...read more.

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