Chapter 4 - Transportation and Travel
Chapter 4 - Transportation and Travel H102
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Chapter 4 Transmartation and Travel Linkage between Tourism amp Transport 1 Transport for tourism 0 A utility Ameans to an end 0 Transport from location A to location B 0 Cost rather than bene t 2 Transport as tourism 0 Main context for travel 0 Basis for the tourist experience 0 Transport seen as bene t Land Transportation 1 Buses Transport leisure tourists Daytrips between main cities 2 Coaches 0 Transport leisure tourists Daytrips between main cities Often provide a luggage hold separate from the passenger cabin Coach tours include transportation hotels baggage handling most meals tour guide and route or at stopover 3 Car rental Rentacar or car hire agency 0 Located near airports or busy city areas Often complemented by a website with online reservations Serve people who have a car that is temporarily out of reach or out of service 4 Rail Connect passengers nationwide and internationally High speed rail Ultramodern railway systems with highspeed trains Economical and ef cient Alternative to air travel 0 Luxury train travel As tourist attraction Include private cabins accommodation food amp beverage and entertainment Often utilising heritage themes Offer a nostalgic and scenic holiday Target af uent couples with time on their hands wanting a unique onceinalifetime experience Eastern amp Oriental Express Venice SimplonOrient Express Water transportation 1 Maritime Cruise A cruise is a holiday trip by ship 0 Most common form of sea transportation for tourists 2 Inland Situated in the interior of a country rather than on the coast Air Transportation 1 Full service carriers FSC 0 Passengers cargo maintenance 0 Domestic international and intercontinental markets covered with short medium and long haul ights from hubs to almost every con nent Services range from in ight and ground services electronic services 2 Low cost carriers LCC Passenger service 0 Reduce the cost with their own operating characteristics 0 Target leisure travellers because they are the most price sensitive Single aircraft eet Selection Criteria 0 Speed Regularity and reliability Flexibility Cost Travel experience and level of comfort Safety Challenges faced Challenges Solutions Rising fuel prices Use alternative fuel develop hybrid vehicles Air pollution Alternative fuel CNG vehicles increase tax technology innovation Depleting oilnatural Alternative fuel solar power reserves technology innovation Land consumption Ensure proper conservation of land zoning Pollution eg water Tough measures technology land and noise innovation pollution Technology innovation for better aircraft cars security Biometric measures using eyeball and ngerprint recognition improved baggage scanning and perimeter security at airports Practice Questions 1 What are the meaning of a Tourist Generating Region b Transit Routes c Tourist Destination Region 2 Which of the following is the way of transport as tourism a MRT Train b Taxi c SBS Transit Bus d Cable Car 2 List and explain the transport modes available in Singapore that can be classi ed as a Transport for Tourism b Transport as Tourism 2 Explain three modes of transport available in Thailand that can be classi ed as both transport for tourism and transport as tourism 3 List out some other challenges faced by the transportation industry Learning Outcomes 1 Describe the key players in the transportation sector and their importance to the hospitality and tourism industries 2 Explain the key success factors trends issues and challenges affecting the transportation sector Need answers Feel free to drop me an email 15043445 myrpedusg
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