Vocabulary and Definitions
Vocabulary and Definitions
Travel Motivators and Types of Tourism
Classification Tools & Definitions
100

A period of rest from work that usually lasts for one to two weeks

Vacation

100

A person that helps someone plan their trip

travel agent

100

Ashley wants to visit the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia to go rock climbing. What travel motivator has influenced her?

It's adventure. Adventure has influenced Ashley to travel to participate in strenuous physical activity in British Columbia.

100

Taylor visits her Grandparents in Denmark. Is this considered work or recreation?

It's recreation. Taylor’s visit is a recreational visit. She visits her grandparents on an irregular basis and it is a pleasurable experience for her.

200

A traveller who travels to a new place and stays in that place permanently.

migrant

200

Contrast an itinerary and guidebook.

An itinerary is a mapped out plan of the activities someone will experience on their trip. A guidebook, normally purchased before going on a trip, informs someone about the country or city that they will be visiting.

200

Name and explain 3 different types of tourism.

They are business, health and nature tourism. Business tourism involves travelling to a new place to complete a business transaction or go to a business meeting or event. Health tourism involves travelling to a new place in order to better one’s overall health. For example, visiting a health resort is a type of health tourism. Nature tourism is travelling to a certain location to enjoy its natural scenery and wildlife.

200

The length of time one must travel to a new place for to be considered a tourist?

It's longer than 24 hours but less than one year

300

A short pleasure trip.

excursion

300

A visitor who travels for more than 24 hours, yet less than one year, for any reason.

Tourist

300

Jacob decides to plan a 1 month trip travelling to places throughout Europe. First, he travels to Yorkshire, England to visit his grandparents. His next destination is Nice, France where he plans on spending five days lounging around on the beach. The last place he plans on visiting is Rome, Italy. While there he will visit the church of the Pope, St. Peter’s Basilica, in Vatican. Name and explain what travel motivators have influenced Jacob on his trip.

It's relaxation and recreation, social and family, and cultural travel motivators. Jacob will experience relaxation when he is enjoying his time soaking up the sun and going swimming in Nice, France. Jacob is also going to Europe to visit and spend time with his relatives. The last travel motivator is cultural because Jacob is going to have the chance to experience the catholic, Italian culture while in Italy.

300
Contrast American and European hotel or resort plans.
Hotels or resorts that operate using American plans involve paying one price for a room, meals and other services. Hotels or resorts that operate using European plans involve paying one price that only covers the cost of a room
400

A document issued by a foreign country that may be required to enter that country

visa

400
Compare and contrast a hotel and a motel.
Hotels and motels are designed for travellers and provide rooms for them to stay overnight in. However, motels are primarily designed for motorists.
400
Explain some key features in Hamilton that tourists may be drawn to.
In Hamilton there are a variety of attractions tourists may be drawn to. First Ontario Centre (formerly known as Cops Coliseum), Locke Street, Ottawa Street and the Art Gallery of Hamilton are all examples of locations that tourists may be drawn to when visiting the city.
400
What are the differences between recreation and work?
Recreation involves a pleasurable activity experienced on an irregular basis. One who participates in recreational activities does not experience any monetary gain. Work is done on a regular basis during set periods of time. Work is done involuntarily for monetary gain.
500

Another word for gratuities

tips

500

A journey made for religious purposes?

Pilgrimage

500

One of Toronto’s tourist attractions and is also the third tallest tower in the world

It's the CN tower

500

Hom many lessons Has Vitaliy already missed?

Hm ....  at least 3

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