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RHT test 2. p4
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Which of the following characteristics would not be considered necessary in a convention and visitors bureau career?
Comprehensive knowledge of classical cooking
What organization supports the World Tourism Organization?
The country that is number 1 in tourism revenue is
the United States
are a middle person acting as a travel counselor on behalf of airlines, cruise lines, and hotels
Which of the following would be considered business travel?
Trade shows and expositions
An increase in Internet booking, advancement in technology, ticketless air travel, and an expansion of the cruise industry are all examples of
current industry trends
All of the following are reasons that people travel EXCEPT:
to participate in something stressful
Rail travel in the United States was established around the
The airline industry, like other segments of the hospitality industry, relies on ________ markets as a source of business.
The benefits of the hub-and-spoke system include all of the following EXCEPT:
larger-capacity planes can be used
Cultural tourism or World Heritage sites are often designated by
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
The pleasure traveler constitutes what percentage of the rental car market?
Most ecotourism destinations can be found in
promote tours and trips that they plan and organize
All of the following are trends in tourism EXCEPT:
a decrease in cost of air travel
200 million people are employed in the tourism industry, making it the
largest producer of tax revenues
Which statement is false with regard to travel agencies?
Travel agents make their money by charging the provider a fee.
An example of a popular ecotourism destination is
New money spent by tourists and then respent by hotels and restaurants in the community for goods and services is known as
the multiplier effect
One of the greatest influences on tourism is
The greatest global employment opportunity is
Cultural tourism is motivated by
lifestyle and heritage offerings of a community
Interdependency between various segments of the hospitality industry means that
each segment, to an extent, depends on another for business
Ecotourism is synonymous with
The largest single cost for airline operations is
One yield management technique for maximizing sales income by lowering the price of seats according to expected demand is
Travel in the middle ages was mostly for
Cities often establish an organization to attract and retain visitors. This is called
Convention and Visitors Bureau
Travel is on the increase and expected to continue to increase in the coming years due to
longer life span
All of the following are considered part of the social and cultural impact of tourism on destinations EXCEPT:
lower rates of employment
Business travelers stay over a Saturday night when they travel in order to
take advantage of lower airfares
The cruise market has accommodated about ___ of Americans.
places a broad-based obligation on society
Ecotourism refers to
an emphasis on nature and native cultures
The leading international organization in the field of travel and tourism is
World Tourism Organization
Which major tourist country destination does NOT have a cabinet-level official for tourism?
The United States
A person who spends less than a year traveling to places other than their environment is known as a