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					                  TOUR OPERATORS QUESTIONNAIRE
This questionnaire has been designed to collect information on your company’s
current activities as well as its expectations, plans and needs in the path towards
sustainable tourism.

It will also allow the Initiative’s Secretariat to have a detailed and complete view of
the expectations of the members concerning the Initiative and its activities.

Please return the completed questionnaire, along with the Application form to:


                                   Secretariat
         Tour Operators Initiative for Sustainable Tourism Development
                 c/o World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
                                 Capitán Haya 42
                              28020 Madrid, Spain



                                            Checklist

     Attached with this questionnaire are the documents relating to the following:

                                 Environmental Programme              
                                 Environmental Policy                 
                                 Environmental Projects               
                                 Social / Cultural Projects           
                                 Codes of conduct                     


For more information please contact:
World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Maria Cristina Civili
Tel.: (34) 91 567 82 14
Tel.: (34) 91 567 81 00
Fax (34) 91 571 37 33

ccivili@unwto.org
toi@unwto.org


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Tour Operator Company Information
1.   Name of Company:

2.   Name and contacts of Environmental Officer / Manager (if any):




3. Does this person have responsibilities in other areas?
Yes                                        No       

If yes, please specify:




4.   Which areas of tourism are the focus of your company?
                                       Please specify %
                                       (approximate estimate)
        -        Inbound Tourism                         
        -        Outbound Tourism                        

5.   Does your company own:
        -        Air transport facilities                   
        -        Ground transport facilities                
        -        Accommodation                              
        -        Other:




6.   Please indicate the main destinations where tours are offered:




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7.   Please indicate the main countries from which your customers come:




8.   What kinds of tourism services does your company provide?

                                                          Please specify %
                                                          (approximate estimate)
         -          Packaged Tours (all inclusive)          
         -          Hotel Reservation                       
         -          Guided Tours                            
         -          Flight bookings                         

9.   What are the main tourism activities that your company is involved in?

                                                         Please specify %
                                                         (approximate estimate)
         -          Leisure Resorts                        
         -          Sightseeing Tours                      
         -          Adventure Tourism (outdoor activities) 
         -          Sports (skiing, etc.)                  
         -          Others:




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                                The Tour Operators’ Initiative
10. What are the benefits you wish to obtain by becoming a member of the Initiative?




11. What kinds of activities would you be interested to participate in?




12. What would you like to contribute to the Tour Operator Initiative?




13. Do you have suggestions for activities that you would like to see being undertaken by / through the
    Initiative?




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                           Tour Operators and the Environment
14. Which areas, in relation to environmental management, protection and conservation, do you think
    that tour operators can influence?




15. Does your company have an Environmental Programme?
Yes                                         No 
If yes please attach a copy of the document.

16. Is your company engaged in any activity related to sustainable tourism and the ENVIRONMENT?
Yes                                       No        

If yes please describe (you may attach summary documents on these projects, if you wish):




17. Does your company subscribe to any environmental code of conduct?
Yes                                     No      
If yes, please attach a copy.


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                    Tour Operators and Social and Cultural Matters
18. Which areas, in relation to the sustainable development and management of social and cultural
    issues, do you think that tour operators can influence?




19. Is your company engaged in any activity related to SOCIAL and CULTURAL matters? (For
    example, any local training programmes; support for local enterprises, guides, etc.)
Yes                                       No        

If yes please describe (you may attach summary documents on these projects, if you wish):




20. Does your company subscribe to any social/cultural code of conduct?
Yes                                      No        
If yes, please attach a copy.



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Please add any other information and comment you may wish to provide us:




                             Thank you for completing the Questionnaire!

Your name:

Position:

Signature:

Date:




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