THM 1113 Tourism, Shopping, and Outdoor Recreation

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Tourism, Shopping, and Outdoor Recreation I. Tourism A. Travel for Recreational, Leisure, or Business Purposes B. According to the World Tourism Organization, “tourism is defined as the activities of persons traveling to and staying in places outside their 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.” C. Tourism System: Transportation, Accommodations (Lodging), Food and Beverages, and Attractions D. Selected Components of the Tourism Industry: Conference Centers, Convention Centers, Tourist Bureaus, Visitors Bureaus, Travel Clubs, Tour Companies, Travel Agencies, Special Event Management, Festival Management, Meeting Planning, Museums, Tourism Planning Boards, Theme Parks, Food and Beverage Services, Attractions, Resorts, Hotels, Motels, Casinos, Dude Ranches, Cruise Ships, Riverboats, Vacation Camps, Sightseeing Trips, Adventure Trips, Transportation
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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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