TSTD 3001 Fall 2014
4 points per question. Start with a base of 60 points.
Provide three different travel intermediaries that would constitute the travel trade.
=> Tour Operator, tour wholesaler, airline consolidator
In leisure bookin
Quiz #1 TSTD 3001 Fall 2014
By taking this quiz you begin with a base score/grade of 60. The 10 questions are worth
4 points each.
1. The _ is the lead international organization that tracks travel arrivals and
travel spending worldwide:
TSTD 3001 Fall 2014
1. Tuesdays guest lecturer, Mark Gerchick, said that the airline industry today is in deep
According to Mr. Gerchick, the decreasing price of oil will lower the price of an airline
Unusual Forms of Tourism
By Team Onri
Jaehwan Kim, Heather Ratner, and Mengdi Sun
$345B in 2012(UNWTO)
Physical health and
Saving sharks by diving
Ch. 4 World, National, Regional, & Other
Organizations Reading Notes
United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
The most widely recognized & the leading international organization
in the field of travel & tourism
Serves as a global forum for issu
Ch. 9 Motivation for Pleasure Travel- Reading Notes
Why do certain groups of travelers seek particular holiday experiences?
Why do certain groups of travelers travel to destination X?
Three main sources of ideas assist in answering questions conce
Medical tourism: Maine people and companies go abroad to save on
Posted by Alison McKellar
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 2:45 PM EST
Medical tourism, a growing travel phenomenon that combines international travel with
various medical procedures, is the ne
Wednesday, August 12, 2009
July 30, 2009, 2:00 pm
Traveling to the memorial services or home towns of those who have died, in order to pay
ones respects despite having no personal connection with the deceased.
For two years the people of Woo
March 9, 2008
HEADS UP | POVERTY TOURS
Slum Visits: Tourism or Voyeurism?
By ERIC WEINER
MICHAEL CRONINs job as a college admissions officer took him to
India two or three times a year, so he had already seen the usual sites
temples, monuments, markets w
Discussion Topic: Why is tourism so often controversial development? Are the "new" types of
tourism that have emerged in recent years, such as slum tourism, legitimate forms of tourism
TSTD 3001: Introduction to Tourism Studies
Instructor: Sheryl Elliott, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing and Tourism Studies
Phone: (cell) 202-460-0259; (office) 202-994-
Team Onri: Jaehwan Kim, Heather Ratner, Mengdi Sun
Nowadays young generations seek to explore the local area of the developing countries.
This type of ecotourism is known as adventure tourism and involves a small group of people who
Currency tourism refers to someone who travels with the purpose of taking
advantage of a local currency and receiving the most bang for their buck. While
currency tourism is very popular among travelers, it is also very cyclical. Travel to
Will the bricks and mortar travel agency exist in five years?
Yes because their most important customers right now
are millenials, or younger people, who represent an everexpanding market and are usually looking for a new place
to visit. Millenials are a
USTA Travel and Tourism Association (Trade association)
UNWTO- United Nations World Tourism Organization. Member
countries. US is not a member (it costs seven million to be a
member, and may not be worth it).
Peace and understanding? Tourists are the targ
UNWTO: PROMO on World Tourism
Former Governor Rockefeller: His Opinion on the Importance of Tourism in the U.S.
Total Domestic U.S. Person-trips, 2005
Purpose of Trip
Quiz #2 Fall 2014
The U.S. trade organization representing travel agents is:
the electronic reservation systems used for processing global travel bookings.
b. the electronic reservation system
Fall 2014 TSTD 3001
1. The textbook classified attractions into five different categories. Provide three of the
=>Cultural attraction, Natural attraction, Events, Recreation, Entertainment attraction
2. There are three major U.
German word for home-haus
Making a person feel at home when they
are away from home
Food & Beverage
Lodging Industry Development
Paralleled Transportation Advances
Preserving & Promoting Sense of
Cultural Heritage Tourism
The George Washington
Introduction to Tourism &
Cultural Heritage Tourism
UNWTO has two definitions:
narrow: movements of persons for e
II. Visitor Services
Tourism Destination Management
Minimize negative impacts of
Preserve cultural and natural
Optimize tourisms contribution to
Business or Leisure
Visitors, Tourists, Excursionists
Interna(onal/ Inbound, Outbound