HOSP594 Restaurant and Hotel Management
Week 1 Homework
1. Suppose that you are a high school economics teacher. You plan to visit your principal’s office and convince her that tourism should be included as part of one of your courses. What arguments would you use?
2. You are the minister of tourism of Jamaica, an island country. Identify the instructions you would issue to your statistics department concerning collecting data on tourist arrivals and expenditures.
4. Give some examples of how guides operated in early tourism. Why were they so important? Are their functions the same today? Their ethics?
7. In the twenty-first century, how consequential for the international traveler is an ability to converse in foreign languages?
10. Are museums, cathedrals, and art galleries really important to most visitors? Provide some outstanding examples.
11. How significant were religious motivations in early travel? Do these still exist? If so, list examples.
17. Why has air travel become the primary mode for middle- and long-distance trips?
1. Donnell C. is graduating from a four-year travel and tourism curriculum. She has had several job offers. What type of organization would afford her the broadest range of experiences? How important is her beginning salary?
2.Jim B. is a successful resort manager. He is visited one day by a very bright high school senior who is most interested in becoming a resort manager. What educational preparation advice might Jim offer?