Introduction To Hospitality Chapter 2
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What ideas are tourism defined?
Attracting, accomodating, and pleasing groups or individuals traveling for pleasure or business.
How is tourism categorized?
Geography, ownership, function, industry, and travel motive.
What is the purpose of government organizations within tourism?
Environmental protection, tourism development, immigration, and cultural and social aspects of tourism.
What other industry sectors does tourism effect?
Public transportation, food service, lodging, entertainment, and recreation.
What is the multiplayer effect?
New money. Tourists spend money to travel, stay in a hotel, or eat in a restaurant, that money is recycled by those businesses to purchase more goods.
A _____________ is a service organization within the visitor industry that offers a host of programs and services to meet clients need.
Destination management company.
True or false: tourism is the worlds largest industry and the 3rd largest employer.
False: 2nd largest
What does GDP stand for?
Gross domestic product
Tourism accounts for _____ of the worlds GDP
True or false: tourism is the leading producer of tax revenues.
What is the annual forcasted growth?
True or false: there are close to 1 billion person trips in and out of the U.S.
True or fasle: the impact on the world that toursim has is $6.7 trillion.
False: $7.6 trillion
What are the estimated international arrivals by 2020
A system of transportation, meetings and conventions, expositions, lodging, restaurants, recreation, and attractions.
Define the Tourism Industry
The collection of businesses and government organizations that serve the traveler away from home.
To be defined as a tourist or visitor you must be visiting away from home for more than ____ and less than _____.
more than 24 hours and less than 1 year.
True or False $200 billion are generated in tax receipts from Tourism?
False- $100 Billion are generated in tax receipts from tourism
What are the driving forces for Growth?
1.) The opening of borders
2.) Reasonably prices airfares
3.) Two Income earners
4.) Favorable demographic trends
Why are two income earners a driving force for tourism growth?
1.) Increased income
2.) Seek good value for their money
3.) Seeking quality time hence vacations are necessary
Why are favorable demographic trends a driving force for tourism growth?
1.) Baby boomers are in their retirement age and have higher income
2.) Higher income create a greater propensity to travel
True or False Baby Boomers hold 80% of the nations wealth?
Tourism is the fastest growing economic sector for _____ and _____.
Foreign Exchange and Job creation
Tourism is the leading producer of _________
What is the UNWTO?
United Nations World Tourism Organization
True or False United Nations World Tourism Organization is the leading international organization for Tourism.
True or False The U.S.A. is a member of the UNWTO
What does the UNWTO Promote?
1.) Responsible, sustainable tourism
2.) Economic development and Job Creation
3.) Universally Accessible Tourism
4.) A Global Code of Ethics for tourism
5.) Requires human rights and international cooperation
Categories of Tourism
Geography for tourism
Ownership for tourism
Function for Tourism
Motive for Tourism
These hospitality organizations are Interdependant of one another.
True or False
Hotels derive all sales from tourists
False- Almost all sales
What percentage do resteraunts sales generate from visitors/tourists?
Inbound International Tourism
Visits to a country by non-residence
Example of Inbound International Tourism
European visitors in America are in-bound international tourist
Outbound International Tourism
Visits by residents of a country to other countries
Example of Outbound International Tourism
When we as Americans visit other countries
Visits by tourists to their own country
Example of Internal Tourism
Floridians take a road trip to new york city.
Inbound international plus internal tourists
Example of Domestic tourism
The number of tourists who are visiting both residence and non residence of that country.
European visitors in America plus American visitors away from home.
Internal tourists plus outbound international tourist.
Example of National Tourism