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1INTRODUCTIONAccommodation is one of the basic needs for any tourism activity. Travelers andtourists need lodging for rest, while they are on a tour. Accommodation in form of lowbudget lodges/hotel to world class luxury hotels is available at all major tourist destinationsto provide the tourist a home away from home.At the end of this topic, you should be able to:LEARNING ACTIVITIESWhat is accommodation?A group of rooms, or building which someone may live or stay and is important toany tourists who want to travel to another destination or on a trip as you are always goingto need a place to stay such as hotels, caravans parks, camp site, etc.Accommodation is split into two (2) parts, serviced and non-serviced which aredifferent from each other. They are all in the in the private sector which means that theywant to make a profit and grow their business.Serviced AccommodationWhen a service is provided along with an overnight stay, e.g. hotels, guesthouses,youth hotels etc. This type of serviced accommodation is where there is services such asroom cleaners which change your bed, towels and serve your foods. On the other hand,non-serviced accommodation that does not include extra services or meals. Tourist caterfor themselves.Examples of this is when you stay in cottages, a camping, caravanning etc.and you have to cook, clean and cater for yourselves.Accommodation provides safety for all those travelers who are unaware with the newplaces. It also helps the tourists to explore their desired city in a better way. It enhances theoverall experience of travelling. Thus the role of accommodation influences your holidaytrip in many ways.TYPES OF ACCOMMODATIONSAND ITS CLASSIFICATION1.determine different types of accommodation2.identify various ways of classifying hotels3.describe the amenities and facilities of various lodging establishment.
2Tourist accommodations may be classified into the following categories:1.Hotels

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