tourism HW.docx - Summer Graff Professor Whitley HRTM 4280.61 30th January 2020 Chapter 1 HW 1 Identify and describe the four perspectives contained in

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Summer GraffProfessor WhitleyHRTM 4280.6130thJanuary 2020Chapter 1 HW1.Identify and describe the four perspectives contained in the definition of tourism, in termsof your home community.The tourist: Tourists seek out Brookfield, CT one of five towns on Candlewood Lake. Candlewood Lake attracts boaters, people interested in water sports, and fisherman. The shoreline of Candlewood Lake is approximately 11 miles long with 60 miles of shoreline that covers 5420 acres. The business providing tourist goods and services: There are a number of marinas that offer boat slips as well as boat rentals for the tourists interested in boating. There is one restaurant that is located right on the lake and provides boat docking slips for customers. There is also a number oflodging options which include rental cottages, motels, bed and breakfasts as well as AirBnB rentals. The government of the host community: Each town has a local government and they operate in their respective communities which are all located in Fairfield county. The host community: The host community experiences an influx of seasonal tourists that come toCandlewood Lake predominantly in the summer. This creates a spike in seasonal employment which the community welcomes. The typical tourist is likely to come from the NY, NJ, or MA area. 1.Why do bodies such as the U.S. Travel Association need specific tourism definitions? Why does a state or country need them? A county? A city?Bodies such as the U.S. Travel Association need specific tourism definitions because it establishes the same terminology that can be used to compare experiences in different places
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