Quiz One Study Guide_Spring_2010

Quiz One Study Guide_Spring_2010 - Contributions from each...

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Quiz One Study Guide - HTM 2454 The following is a general guide that will provide some direction and guidance in your studying for Quiz One chapters 1-4. Please contact me if you have any questions, or if any of these categories are unclear to you (via the Discussion Board of course)! Chapter 1: Tourism in Perspective What is tourism? Economic importance Components of tourism and tourism management Benefits and costs of tourism Tourist arrivals World regional tourism trends (job growth, international arrivals, tourism earners, etc) Types of approaches to the study of tourism World tourist arrivals Chapter 2: History of Tourism
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Unformatted text preview: Contributions from each of the major civilizations touched on in the book Famous early pioneers like, Freya Stark, … Thomas Cook Chapter 3: Careers in Tourism Types of jobs and job skill requirements in various sectors of tourism WTTC job forecast statistics/rationale for why tourism is important to the economy (job creation, etc.) The Importance of Internships Chapter 4: Tourism Organizations Components of a tourist promotional organization (who is involved?) See organizations above Know these organizations: UNWTO WTTC IATA ICAO OECD PATA OTTI TIA...
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2010 for the course HTM 2454 taught by Professor Bjmihalik during the Spring '06 term at Virginia Tech.

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