HTM 101 Tourism Webquest Winter 2011

HTM 101 Tourism Webquest Winter 2011 - WHERE IN THE WORLD...

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WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE YOU? INTRODUCTION: WHERE IN THE WORLD ARE YOU? The Travel Channel has selected you as a participant in a new reality television program called “Where in the World Are You?” As a participant, you are given $20,000 to spend on a 10-day trip which will take you around the world. Here is your chance to explore the world, as you never have before – do the things you’ve always dreamed of! You decide where you are going and how you are spending your money. The purpose of this program is to expose viewers to international tourism and attractions from the eyes of the traveler. The winner of the event competition receives an additional $100,000 from American Express Travel to use on travel and vacations over the next 10 years! Because you love to travel, you want to win! PROJECT OUTLINE: You are to plan an 8-10 day trip that takes you from Grand Rapids, Michigan to three unique and different places! You must stop in at least three different places and explore the tourism and attractions of the area or region. You must bring one other person with you to share the trip with. Your trip must have a theme. Are you exploring art? Museums? Golf? Skiing? Olympic cities? Sports? Nature? Geography? You choose the theme! Travel! Explore! Discover! The theme must stay consistent throughout your trip. And the theme must be clearly stated! Your trip must touch down in a minimum of three unique place (and North America can be one of them). You may not buy a packaged tour or cruise which coordinates all your travel arrangements for you. You must spend at least $16,000! And, you cannot spend more than $20,000. Shopping and souvenirs cannot be included in the cost of your trip. You do not need to factor in passports and associated fees. On your trip, you must consider the five required elements of a tourism destination : natural resources/attractions, infrastructure, superstructure, transportation, and hospitality resources. SOURCES (or, where should you get this information): The internet is your resource for all over you travel information. For your flights and transportation, consider using one of the major travel portals: Expedia , Orbitz , or Travelocity . Or, to make your transportation arrangements, visit a major airline website:
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course HTM 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Winter '08 term at Grand Valley State.

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