TDM 205 Part 1 Introduction and Stats No Photos

TDM 205 Part 1 Introduction and Stats No Photos - Tourism...

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Tourism Tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. It involves hundreds of millions of people traveling across political borders each year. It is worth approximately 7-8 trillion dollars each year in direct spending.
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Tourism The sum of all travel away from home for pleasure, business, or any other purposes. It includes all services provided and attractions visited in the place of origin, in transit, and in the destination. >24 hours < 1 year Excursionist v. tourist
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Tourism as Academic Subject Science of Tourism Sustainable growth Impacts Spatial implications Economics Business of Tourism Human resources Marketing Management Accounting Tourism is Multi-disciplinary: geography, history, economics, anthropology, sociology, biology, medicine, law, political science
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Arizona’s Tourism Industry, 2007 Approximately 33.2 million domestic person stays 7.4 million were on business 25.8 million were undertaking leisure travel
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