Booking Agents Means persons conducting business by providing services for making bookings or reservations for travel by air, road or sea or for accommodation at hotels or other accommodation establishments on behalf of tourists or any sector of the tourism industry.
The requirements for registration and the obligations to be complied with by registered operators are as prescribed here.
- For registration as a booking agent, the operator of the business must provide services for making booking or reservations for travel by air, road or sea, or for accommodation at hotels or other accommodation establishment on behalf of tourists or any sector of the tourism industry.
- The operator’s business must be conducted from fixed premises and the operator must ensure that the inside and outside of all permanent buildings and structures and any grounds where clients are received or which are used by them or to which they have access, must be kept in a clean and tidy condition and good order of repair at all times and at least one toilet must be provided for clients.
- Details of any insurance cover provided by a registered insurer that is obtainable through the agency of the booking agent must be made available to clients, and any client taking out any such insurance cover through the operator must be provided with the insurance policy of the registered insurer.