Congratulations! You have been chosen as the travel agent for
your trip to Spain. As the travel agent, you decide how to get
to your cities and where to stay. You must organize and plan well!
- Your job is to organize and plan the trip for your group.
- You will be responsible for arranging airfare, hotels, and
transportation for your group members. This information will
be recorded in a daily journal, in Spanish.
- You and your group will select which city you will begin
your travels: Barcelona or Madrid.
- With your group, choose the main cities that you will visit
during your stay.
- Book round-trip airline tickets for your group. You will
be leaving from Philadelphia and arriving in your first city.
- Check the weather in your first city. Using that information,
devise a packing list en español for your trip members.
Include all items that you and your teammates need to take on
your trip. Be sure to write it in Spanish!
- Investigate hotel rates for your home city. Keep in mind
the day that you will be traveling. Two people will stay in each
- Begin planning your first day. Check in with the activity
coordinator, trip manager, and culinary expert to find out the
places that you are going. Coordinate transportation for those
- Start your travel journal after your first Day has been planned.
As the travel agent, you need to include: how you got to the
city, where you stayed, and how you got back and forth to the
- MIDPOINT: Get together with the other travel agents in your
class. Compare information that you have been using. Share ideas
and your travel journals, and help
each other in the final half of your project. Check each other's
information using the rubric.
- Create the itinerary with the rest of your group. This should
be a basic outline of where you went, what you did, how much
you spent, and how long you stayed there.
- As a group, prepare your presentation (en español)
to the class. This can be in the form of either a travel handbook
or a Power Point presentation. Your portion of the presentation
- How you got to your first city.
- Some of the hotels that you stayed at. Describe one or two
and include prices.
- Transportation that you used. Did you use the Metro? RENFE?
As the travel agent in your group, you should consider:
- Frequently check plans with other members of your group to
- Keep within your budget!
- Consistently look at the currency exchange rate. Record the
changes in your travel journal.
- Look at all aspects of transportation: taxis, bus, metro,
and railroad when planning your activities. Work with the activity
coordinator to plan activities close together to save money.