Intro to Travel and Tourism
Intro to Travel and Tourism PRR 214
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Final Exam Study Guide PRR 214 Be familiar with these concepts Chapter 1 amp 3Lecture l The many de nitions of a tourist Types of tourists and their de nitions The economic importance of tourism Components of the tourism system Why we study tourism as a system Chapter 2 Lecture 2 Technological innovations that changed tourismtransportation Societies that in uenced tourism Societal changes that in uenced tourism Types of businesses that in uenced tourism Types of travel that occurred in various historical eras Ancient wonders of the world New wonders of the world Chapter 4 Lecture 3 The difference between private and public organizations International organizations and their functions Millenium development goals and how UNWTO accomplishes them Regional tourism organizations National tourism organizations Statelocal tourism organizations Some common functions across these organizations Chapter 5 amp 6 Lecture 4 The transportation sectors Airline issues categories and alliances Rail issues and rail as an attraction Road issues and types of road based travel Cruise industry issues and future Types of accommodations and their strengths and weaknesses Food service trends and culinary tourism Meetings and conventions and popular global meetings and conventions destinations Chapter 7 amp 8 Lecture 5 Final Exam Study Guide PRR 214 Each travel distribution channel Past present and future of travel agents The internet including social media and web 20 The future of travel distribution channels Each major attractions segment and their function appeal Chapter 9 Lecture 6 The importance of motivation in travel The psychology of motivations Some motivations to travel Maslow s hierarchy of needs Plog s traveler typology Motivation and implication for tourism destinations Chapter 10 Lecture 7 De nition and types of acculturation Acculturation outcomes Types of tourism that promote cultural exchange How and why cultural tourism is promoted How tourism can promote world peace Chapter 11 Lecture 8 Doxey sIrrideX The tourism area life cycle The negative social effects of tourism How life characteristics affect travel and tourism Speci c travel segments that are changing the tourism industry Barriers to travel and how they can be overcome Chapter 12 Lecture 9 Each element of tourism supply Uniqueness of the tourism product The components of a task analysis How tourism businesses combat demand uctuation Chapter 13 Lecture 10 Definition of demand The demand equation Final Exam Study Guide PRR 214 o The elements of tourism demand 0 Types of demand measurement and their strengths and weaknesses Chapter l4Lecture ll 0 The ways tourism affects the economy 0 Generators of economic impacts 0 Receipts of international and domestic tourism 0 Tourism employment stats 0 Direct vs indirect employment 0 Optimization of tourism 0 Multiplier affect Chapter 15 Lecture 12 0 De nition and importance of tourism policy 0 Stakeholders in tourism policy 0 Purpose of tourism policy 0 Tourism philosophy 0 Components of tourism policy 0 Phases of tourism policy Chapter l6Lecture l3 0 The similarities differences of tourism policy and planning 0 Barriers to tourism planning 0 Steps of tourism planning Chapter 17 Lecture 13 o The relationship between sustainability and tourism 0 How tourism can be sustainable o Barriers to sustainability o The relationship between tourism and climate change Chapter 18amp 19 Lecture 14 The uniqueness of tourism marketing and the tourism product Each element of the tourism marketing miX Segmentation of markets Positioning Understand the role research plays in tourism policy planning and marketing
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