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It is estimated that by 2040, over half the population in the developed world will be over the age of 50.
Which of the following segments of adventure tourists are most likely to travel on an all-inclusive package and pay the greatest amount for a trip?
Increases in speed, and not size, of aircraft will be absolutely necessary to satisfy future demand for air travel.
By 2020, it is projected that more that 50% of all households will be composed of single persons.
It is predicted that the worldwide air travel will triple by 2025.
When universal guidelines are accepted across international boundaries, environmentally safe practices will become the norm in the tourism industry.
Family vacationers are middle-aged and married with the highest incomes of any type of adventure tourists.
Travelers who prefer trips that allow time and opportunities for immersion will choose which of the following tourism markets?
Connector trains will become the norm for mass transit in densely populated corridors.
In which of the following countries do some hospitals and hotels partner to offer packages that combine a hotel stay with a treatment package?
_______ is an example of "soft adventure" tourism.
One of the biggest changes that will occur in the tourism market in the twenty-first century will be _______.
the increasing size of the mature traveler segment
There will always be a need for talented professionals to tackle the management, marketing, and financial challenges in the tourism industry.
Why is consumer research in tourism difficult?
Consumers experience a set of services away from their homes, and frequently on a short-term basis.
Who was the first space tourist?
A company mass customizes when it produces a good or service to fulfill the unique needs of an individual buyer.
The fragmentation of the tourism industry has resulted in varying levels of service, quality, availability, and pricing.
The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality estimates that 70% of adults with disabilities travel at least once a year.
Which of the following reasons could a decreased rate of growth in business and professional travel be attributed to?
technological improvements in virtual conferencing
The "Open Skies" treaty between _______ set in motion the consolidation wave among previously competing airlines.
Europe and the United States
Which of the following types of tourism research involves aspects as positive and negative impacts of tourism?
Which of the following is NOT an example of extreme "hard adventure" tourism?
_______ will be healthier, better educated, and wealthier.
Senior baby boomers
Medical tourism, travel to other countries to receive treatments, will become a new growth opportunity in tourism.
Which of the following statements is NOT true of Maglev trains?
They will soon replace traditional track-based trains
Subcontracting of many functions, like cleaning, laundry, and food service, will decrease.
Cooperative alliances were pioneered by which industry segment?
The future of air travel presents all of the following EXCEPT _______.
smaller planes that fly through multiple connecting routes
Microsegments are market segments that represent a relatively small group of customers.
Slow tourism vacationers are projected to decrease in popularity.
Doing business in the future will involve more, not less, collaboration with others.
Cooperative alliance is a concept that was pioneered by airlines to gain greater brand recognition and operating synergies.
Which of the following is NOT a prediction about baby boomers' travel needs, once they achieve senior citizen status?
They will place more importance on seeing attractions rather than doing
__________ refers to partnership agreements created among manufacturers, distributors, and foodservice operators to lower food costs and improve quality of service.
Efficient foodservice response
Which of the following tourism segments is being marketed to meet the needs of travelers seeking to combine pleasure with accomplishment?
Trends in communication technology seem to indicate that business travel will become less necessary.
Turboprop aircraft will be used with less and less frequency.
A ________ is a person who lives alone and travels with or without a companion.
Single travelers find it difficult to identify acceptable roommates so that they can avoid the single supplement premiums.
Baby boomers are the most likely to age cohort to travel.
Camping is an example of a hard adventure activity.
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