Topic 1: Introduction to H&T (History of Tourism (EMRGMM) ( Mobility…
Topic 1: Introduction to H&T
Definition of Tourism
I: Refers to the activity of visitors. A visitor is a traveller taking a trip to a main destination outside his usual environment, for
less than a year
, for any main purpose(business, leisure or other personal purpose) other than to be employed by a resident entity in the country.
II: The temporary movement of people destinations
outside their normal places of work and residence
, the activities undertaken during their stay in those destinations, and the facilities created to cater to their needs.
Some reasons for trip
: Travel beyond one's general home area for reasons related to work.
Visit Friends and Relatives (VFR)
: Travel for the purpose of visiting friends and relatives
: Travel for the purpose of enjoyment.
Type of visitors
- Visitors who stay in the country visited for at least one night.
- Visitor who
do not stay overnight
Definition of Hospitality
The act of providing
people away from home
Scope may be expanded by including undertakings like entertainment, gaming and etc.
Forms of tourism
of a country to their own country.
: Visits to a country by non-residents
: Visits by residents of a country to their own country
History of Tourism
Rebirth of travel
Grand Tour Era
Trends of luxurious travel started by wealthy
Travels often lasted for several years
Middles Ages Era
Travel became dangerous and difficult
Travel disappeared during this era
developed tour packages
Henry Ford & Wright Brothers
Empire Era (Earliest)
Safe and easy travel
Modern Era (Modern)
Introduction to jet travel
Development of mass tourism
Organized mass tourists
Individual mass tourists