Travel itinerary

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Travel Itinerary Overview:
– A travel itinerary is a schedule of events for planned travel.
– It includes destinations, specified times, and means of transportation.
Travel literature like journals, guidebooks, and trip planner websites assist in creating itineraries.
Travel agents commonly prepare travel itineraries for business or leisure.
– Online resources have made self-planned travel more popular, especially among younger travelers.

– Making of Reservations:
– Finalized itineraries are entered into airline reservation systems.
– The data in the reservation system is known as a passenger name record (PNR).

– See Also:
Travel plan encourages safe, healthy, and sustainable travel options.

– References:
– Skift report on experiential traveler trends.
– Study material on functions and services of a travel agency.
– Source for internet’s best travel tips from HuffPost UK.

– External Links:
– Collection of travel itineraries from around the world.
Travel itinerary generator by country.
– Food, fitness, travel lifestyle blog.

Travel itinerary (Wikipedia)

A travel itinerary is a schedule of events relating to planned travel, generally including destinations to be visited at specified times and means of transportation to move between those destinations. For example, both the plan of a business trip and the route of a road trip, or the proposed outline of one, are travel itineraries.

The construction of a travel itinerary may be assisted by the use of travel literature, including travel journals and diaries, a guide book containing information for visitors or tourists about the destination, or a trip planner website dedicated to helping the users plan their trips. Typically a travel itinerary is prepared by a travel agent who assists one in conducting their travel for business or leisure. Most commonly a travel agent provides a list of pre-planned travel itineraries to a traveller, who can then pick one that they're most satisfied with. However, with the advent of the internet, online maps, navigation, online trip planners and easier access to travel information in general, travellers, especially the younger ones prefer a more do-it-yourself approach to travel planning.

Since a travel itinerary might serve different purposes for different kinds of travellers, it is crucial for a travel agent to know all the characteristics of her/his target of customers. A typical business traveller's itinerary might include information about meetings, events and contacts with some time for leisure travel, efficiently.

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