Recreation 210 ? 3/26/08 Travel & Tourism March madness - games Rock, paper, scissors tournament What was the experience? How did you feel about it? You have to wait a week between games. Games start again. Moving forward with standings in your brackets Another week break ? traveling to neutral location for final four. Basically somebody who bid to have the final four come in. Travel and tourism is huge. Thousands of people come in to town and creates huge economic impact. All kinds of things. Travel and tourism is more than just hospitality. After another break? we go to semi finals for the tournament Best two out of three. No break they play within next two days. Championship for RTM 210 rock paper scissors!! Jordan won ( Recreation to meet the needs of everybody- anybody can participate Offered by Government ?city of phoenix held soccer tournament. Non-Profit ? Ronald McDonald house ? kids and parents can come stay. Not really thought of as travel and tourism. Not everyone can afford to travel and stay in hotels. Rock n roll marathon ? 27,000 ran for a charity. Commercial areas Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and Attractions Definitions Travel > movement between locations, not in routine, by anything. Doesn?t matter how you go. Traveler > the person who travels Tourism > leisure activities of the traveler, any kind of travel, numerous attractions Hospitality > basically room & board + extras (customer service) Attractions theme parks water parks cruise ships sports outdoor adventure cultural and historical/heritage religious and educational gambling $$$ Over $500 billion in 1998 11 % of the world economy in 1998 growth predicted at 12.5% by 2008 Trends Promoting Tourism See book ? chapter on travel and tourism ? read chapter and there will be bonus question on test about this.. Three major components of Tourism transportation accommodations attractions Employment largest area of leisure employment Many service jobs ? maybe not as professional. Technical skills may not be as good. You are paid hourly. 15-20 is great service level. ?This is only 30,000- 40,000 a year. ? Lots of entry level jobs. Many professional jobs ? business related ? people that move up all have some type o education in business. You need to start taking business classes. It will really help you. 20 years ago students were really excited but couldn?t move up because they didn?t have business background. College graduates had to come back. That?s changes. People have made break through more opportunities available. Special events ? really a lot about travel and tourism. Local and national level. Certificate program. Next year certificate program there is no additional cost and they count towards graduation.
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