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Travel & Tourism Chapter 9
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Which of the following is NOT a solution to cash flow management problems for attraction operators?
paying flat salaries to students who stay throughout the season
Activities have been added to match the seasons, to generate shoulder season attendance.
Which statement is NOT true with regard to shopping as a tourist attraction?
Malls don't allow tourist buses in order to prevent overcrowding of stores
All of the following statements about performing arts are true EXCEPT _______.
many performing companies stage productions and perform for the public throughout the year
The modern-day Olympic Games began when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) staged the first competition in _______.
Europe doesn't have any large and successful theme parks.
Parks are dedicated to protecting nature for future generations, as well as providing visitors with open spaces for rest, relaxation, and recreation.
People who volunteer their time or their work for very little pay in museums are called _______.
Fairs and festivals are a bit of heritage attractions, commercial attraction, and live entertainment.
While most entertainment alternatives are permanent, attractions are often temporary.
As a non-for-profit government agency, the national park system in the United States depends primarily on appropriations for funding.
Management and marketing decisions for attraction operators are simplified since attendance patters demonstrate little fluctuation.
Slot machines generate 70% of casino revenues in the United States.
Unlike other segments of the tourism industry, there are specific classifications and uniform reporting systems for theme parks.
Malls that do not rely on added attractions but rather provide just good, solid shopping opportunities do not draw in visitors.
Which of the following is NOT a basic factor for the current and future success of the gaming industry?
fun, excitement, and fantasy
Which of the following statements is NOT true about museums?
The number of available museums throughout the world is decreasing.
All of the following help to distinguish theme parks from amusement parks EXCEPT that theme parks _______.
need to work out the logistics of people flow and control crowds
The first amusement parks were called _______.
All of the following can be considered broad categories of possible leisure-time choices for tourists EXCEPT _______.
_______ tend to play games of skill more than slot machines, which are games of luck.
Heritage attractions include all of the following EXCEPT _______.
To compete successfully, theme parks must do all of the following EXCEPT _______.
standardize design irrespective of preference of target market
One of the newest and most spectacular aquariums in the world is located at Expo '98 in the city of _______.
Re-creating the natural setting found in the wild generates interest and traffic in zoological parks.
Which sport has taken over the title of fastest growing spectator sport of the last decade?
Professional Bull Riders
Casinos and theme parks are the most popular of entertainment activities enjoyed by the tourists of North America.
Amusement/theme park revenue sources do not include concessions, sponsorships, and special events.
Which of the following is an example of a contemporary performing art?
Technology plays a very important role in the operation of sophisticated amusement parks.
Casino operations exploded in Macao when the Chinese government eased visa requirements for visiting destination.
In a casino, a group of machines is programmed to set different yields, so a few machines may pay out higher or lower.
Large collections of animals, which are now referred to as zoological parks, were originally called menageries.
Attractions differ from events in all of the following aspects EXCEPT _________.
attractions are not-for-profit
All of the following statements about tourist are true EXCEPT that they _______.
are mostly attracted to new culinary opportunities
Casino gaming is one of the most regulated businesses around the world.
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