THM 1113 Basic Concepts

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Basic Concepts of Play, Recreation, Sport, Athletics Tourism, Hospitality, and Leisure 1. Definitions of Play a. Plaga (Latin) Blow, Stroke, or Thrust b. Plega (Ango-Saxon) Game, Sport, Skirmish, Fight or Battle c. Kraus Definition of Play 2. Definitions of Recreation a. Recreatio (Latin) That Which Refreshes or Restores b. Activity c. Personal Experience d. Attitude e. Human Expression f. Academic Discipline g. Job h. Career i. Social Institution 3. Definitions of Sport and Athletics a. Sport is a playful, competitive, physical activity engaged in primarily for the enjoyment of the participants. b. Athletics is a serious, highly competitive, physical activity requiring strength, agility, and stamina, engaged in primarily for the enjoyment of spectators 4. Definitions of Tourism a. According to the World Tourism Organization, “tourism is defined as the activities of persons traveling to and staying in places outside their
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Unformatted text preview: usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business and other purposes not related to the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited. b. Tourism is the practice of traveling for recreation. c. Tourism is the guidance or management of tourists. d. Tourism is the promotion and encouragement of touring. 5. Definitions of Hospitality a. Hospitality is the generous and cordial reception or or welcome of guests. b. Hospitality is the offering of a pleasant environment. c. Hospitality is the provision of lodging, accommodation, and foodservice for people when they are away from home. 6. Definitions of Leisure a. Schole (Greek) Leisure b. Licere (Latin) To Be Permitted, To Be Free c. Loisir (French) Free Time d. Academic Discipline e. Social Institution...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2011 for the course TOURISM & 1113 taught by Professor Shapiro during the Fall '10 term at Temple.

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