RPT_390_Tourism_System

RPT_390_Tourism_System - 8% of all jobs Tourism in the US:...

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The Tourism System The Tourism System
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Tourism as an Activity Tourism as an Activity Being a tourist Activities of persons traveling to and staying outside their usual environments for the purpose of leisure, business and other purposes Stay over night but not more than one consecutive year
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Tourism as an Activity Tourism as an Activity International Inbound Outbound Internal (visit by residents of a country to their own country) Domestic (internal + inbound tourism)
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Tourism as an Industry Tourism as an Industry The industry that facilitates tourism movement = tourism system Complex interaction between Demand and Supply results in (non) participation
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Tourism Statistics Tourism Statistics Tourism is an export service industry Tourism in the world: Direct + indirect tourism spending = 11% of GDP
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Unformatted text preview: 8% of all jobs Tourism in the US: 2 nd largest employer Direct tourism spending = 5% of GDP = $260 billion in 2005 Supply Supply Attractions Natural resources and environment Socio-cultural attractions Recreation Events Entertainment Transportation Services Infrastructure Superstructure Service Service A service is a process whereby arrangements are made to provide something desired, useful, or necessary, often an experience (Edginton et al., 2006, p. 401). Supply Supply Promotion Communicating benefits of a given product/service Intent to protect or increase the market share Information Target Destination...
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2011 for the course RPT 390 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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