Supporting the tourism sector to adopt sustainability principles is at the heart of unwto's mandate tourism glossary the world tourism organization (unwto. Cultural heritage and tourism in the developing world is the first book of its kind to synthesize global and regional issues, challenges, and practices related to cultural heritage and tourism, specifically in less-developed nations. This glossary is a reference of terms commonly used in the travel & tourism industry where terms have various meanings, we have selected that definition that applies best to tours & activities if you have a recommendation, please send it to us.
Tourism means the activity of visitors taking a trip to a main destination outside their usual environment, for less than a year, for any main purpose, including business, leisure or other personal purpose, other than to be employed by a resident entity in the place visited three types can be. Quick online multilingual marine tourism glossary: home research project references acknowledgements . Domestic tourism - tourism of resident visitors within the economic territory of the country of reference group tour - a number of people traveling together following an itinerary organized by a private entity such as tour operator or travel agency or by a government institution.
Tourism glossary - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online. Glossary domestic supply of tourism commodities domestic supply of tourism commodities is defined as the total production in canada of the tourism commodities which are mainly produced by tourism industries. Relevant definitions tourism glossary tourism highlights tourism satellite account travel advisories the world tourism organization (unwto) is a specialized. There are a number of ways tourism can be defined, and for this reason, the united nations world tourism organization (unwto) embarked on a project from 2005 to 2007 to create a common glossary of terms for tourism it defines tourism as follows.
A location attracting a large number of tourist who, due to their numbers, place pressure on the environment and people mass tourism tourism on a large scale to one country or country. Glossary of hospitality/tourism terms aba - american bus association comprised of bus companies, operators and owners attendance building - marketing and promotional programs designed to increase. Tourism-related terms & definitions ad hoc tour - a packaged travel product provided by an operator as a one-time occurrence, eg a tour to the sugar bowl all inclusive - tax and tip are included in the price quote of the meal, room, tour etc. Tourism is travel for pleasure or business also the theory and practice of touring, the business of attracting, accommodating, and entertaining tourists,.
A full glossary of terms used in tourism and marketing by rocky mountain international and tourism marketing organizations. I thought it might also be useful to provide a glossary pertaining to dark tourism offering explanatory entries for a number of technical terms, people, historical events, etc - but not of destinations as such, as those are listed in the dark tourism section, in lists, according to categories, countries, darkometer-ranking (and everything is also captured in the index. The term tourism industry, which suggests a business classification, is sometimes used the organisation for economic co-operation and development ( oecd ) has a glossary of statistical terms that explains tourism industry in terms of its characteristic activities.
Welcome to the hospitality terminology page these definitions are intended to be a reference for the industry, both vendors and hoteliers alike. Below is a glossary of general industry terms and tourism abbreviations a abs australian bureau of statistics advertorial a paid advertisement in the print. Poverty tourism definition: get a summary, overview, and a better understanding of this term in the dauntless jaunter travel glossary. Get your hands on the updated rezdy travel tourism glossary for 2018 harness the latest 'language of travel' for all modern tours and activity operators.
A glossary of maryland tourism industry acronyms glossary of maryland tourism industry acronyms aaa - american automobile association aau - amateur athletic union aba - american bus association. Ontario tourism marketing partnership corporation an agency of the government of ontario glossary of terms the following lexicon list was created by a working group. Aqa geography tourism keyword glossary with definitions this website and its content is subject to our terms and conditions.