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Flashcards in Tourism, Leisure, and Sport Deck (27):
1

What is the difference between a tourist and an excursionist?

Tourists = temporary visitors staying at least 24 hours in the destination for non-work reasons and the purpose of whose journey can be classified in various ways.

Excursionists = temporary visitors staying less than 24 hours in the destination visited and not making an overnight stay (including travelers on cruises).

2

Is tourism basically a products or service industry?

Service

3

What is basically being provided to tourists?

s

4

Are all effects of tourism positive? Could you list some negative effects?

s

5

Could you define tourism with respect to the “travel experience”?

s

6

What is the most popular destination area for a cruise?

The Caribbean

7

Which U.S. cruise ship port services the largest number of passengers and is known as the “Cruise Capital of the World”?

Miami

8

What are the most common cruise lengths?

3, 4 , and 7 days

9

What is the average passenger capacity of a cruise ship built today?

2000

10

What was the major singular event that promoted the growth of the commercial airline industry?

World War 2

11

What kind of demand do business travelers have for rooms?

high

12

Because rooms are "highly perishable" what affect does this have on pricing?

prices go up and down

13

What is clustering?

a

14

What is a continental breakfast?

z

15

What is the multiplier effect and why is it a double-edged sword?

total effect of an external source of money (Double-edged sword)

16

Increase in tourism results has what effect on local prices?

higher prices

17

It is good for an area to be heavily dependent on tourism?

No

18

Describe Social-Psychological Carrying Capacity.

The point at which people's recreational experience are negatively impacted by the action, behavior, and presence of other people.

19

Does tourism development have only positive effects?

No

20

What are the three major categories of tourism development effects.

Economic, Socio-Cultural, Environmental

21

Double Room

Two person room

22

Penthouse

Suite that opens onto a rooftop

23

Efficiency

with some kitchen facilities (kitchenette)

24

Overbooking

the practice of preselling more rooms than there are to offer (obliged to help overbooked guests to find a room)

25

No Shows

people with reservations that did not show

26

Multiple Reservations

practice of some travelers to protect themselves from overbooking

27

Guaranteed Payment Reservation

guaranteed room, but will have to pay if a “no=show”