Quiz 1 study guide

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Quiz One (Ch.1- Ch.4) Study Guide - HTM 2454 Quizzes will cover the assigned readings, PowerPoint slides, and Scholar materials The following is a general guide that will provide some direction and guidance in your studying for Quiz One chapters 1-4. Know these organizations: - WTTC - WTO - Tourism Industries/OTTI - TIA - TTRA - VATC (organization and its website) - CVB - AAA - FAA - ATA - ABA Chapter 1: Tourism in Perspective - The definition of tourism – comprises 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. - Who is a tourist? US definition and UNWTO definition – a tourist is one who travels away from home for a distance of at least 50 miles (one way) for business, pleasure, personal affairs, or any other purpose except to commute to work, or any other purpose except to commute to work, whether he stays the night or return the same day - Types of tourism (International – inbound visits to a country by nonresidents… outbound – visits by residents of a country to another country, Internal – visits by residents of a country to another country, Domestic – visits by residents of a country to their own country, National – internal tourism plus outbound tourism) - World/regional tourism trends (job growth, international arrivals, tourism earners, etc) - Types of approaches to the study of tourism – institutional, product, historical, managerial, economic, sociological, geographical, interdisciplinary, systems - Size of the US tourism industry – 3 rd largest retail industry behind automobile & food sales, 2 nd in employment behind health services, generated $721.9 billion in spending in 2006; arrivals – 49.2 million in 2005 & 51.1 million in 2006; future growth – double by year 2020 - Leading countries in tourist arrivals – 1. France 2. Spain 3. US 4. China 5. Italy 6. UK 7. Germany 8. Mexico 9. Austria 10. Russian Federation
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