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Concepts and Meaning of Tourism – Important Questions Answer | Hotel Management | Grade XI

Concepts and Meaning of Tourism

Short answer questions

  1. Explain the Hotel chains. [5]

Ans: The chain hotels are the group running in different places under one name. It is to share the goodwill, management skill, minimize the marketing cost. The system makes customer to recognize the level of service of hotels located at different places. The chain hotels practice centralized reservation to share the business and to facilitate the customer. Some examples of popular chain hotels are Holiday Inn, Le Meridian, Crown Plaza, Hyatt Regency, Radisson, Taj Group, Oberoi

Individual hotel by joining with large international chains such as Sheratons, Hiltons, Hyatt, Holiday Inn, etc. will be able to share their experience, marketing and management, which would have been impossible for individual hotels.

The chain hotels are may be operating as franchise, management, and lease or on profit sharing basis.

  1. Partnership – Sharing equity and profits.
  2. Franchise – Providing ‘name’ and ‘association’ and marketing services in exchange for franchise and marketing fees.
  3. Management – Expertise in management, professional managers, technicians, manuals, systems, etc. on the basis of management fees and share of profits as ‘incentive’ payments.
  4. Marketing – active selling, chain benefits, reservation tie-ups, etc. on payment for marketing fees and incentive payment.

2. Define the Tourist [2]

Ans: Tourist are temporary visitors. They are the travellers and their purpose of travel is to go get pleasure in their leisure. In other word tourist is the person who does the act of tour. Tour is to travel for pleasure.  Tourist is a person who does not belong to the visiting community. In tourism a person from one culture visitors other culture. So tourism is a cultural exchange. Tourist is an impersonal guest; a guest who does not belongs to anybody but belongs to everybody. One’s behavior, nature, character, makes him tourist. One’s travelling pattern, object of enjoyment and using of tourism products makes him tourist. Tourist is a person who consume/enjoy tourism products. A tourist can be national/domestic or international, nationally does not count.

  • Tourist is a person who does tour. That is to travel for leisure, pleasure, and relax during the leisure time.
  • One must travel and stay for more than 24 hours but not more than one year.
  • Tourist is a person who does tour. That is to travel for leisure, pleasure, and relax during the leisure time.
  • One must travel and stay for more than 24 hours but not more than one year.
  • Tourist can not involve in earning activities at the place of visit.

3. Explain the Tourist and types. [5]

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Define tourist and enlist their types. [5]

Ans: Tourists are temporary visitors. They are the travellers and their purpose of travel is to get pleasure in their leisure. In other word tourist is the person who does the act of tour. Tour is to travel for pleasure. So tourist is the person who travel for the purpose of pleasure, relax in their leisure. Tourist is a person who does not belong to the visiting community. Tourist is a person from “there”. They do not belong to “here”. In tourism a person from one culture visits other culture. So tourism is a culture exchange. Tourist is an impersonal guest; a guest who does not belongs to anybody but belongs to everybody. One’s behavior, nature, character, makes him tourist. One’s travelling pattern, object of enjoyment and using of tourism products makes him tourist. Tourist is a person who consume/enjoy tourism products. A tourist can be national/domestic or international, nationally does not count.

  • Tourist is a person who does tour. That is to travel for leisure, pleasure, and relax during the leisure time.
  • One must travel and stay for more than 24 hours but not more than one year.
  • Tourist can not involve in earning activities at the place of visit. There are no hard and fast rules for the division of the tourists as per their objectives. In the same way, different have divided their clients into different groups as per their interest.

The general classifications of tourists are:

  1. On the basis of age: Child, Student, Youth, Adult, and Senior citizen
  2. Tour package: GIT- Group inclusive tourist FIT – Free individual Tourist
  3. On the basis of economy: Deluxe, Standard, Budget
  4. On the basis of tour type: Culture Tourist, Adventure Tourist Special Tourist.
  5. On the basis of destination: Domestic Tourist, International Tourist, in- bound, out bound.
  6. Define the Tourism. [2]

Ans: Tourism is related to travelling, but every travel is not tourism. Man has been travelling throughout the ages but only that type of travel which is related to pleasure, relax and during the leisure generates tourism. It is a service industry but is includes many industries.

“Tourism is sum of the total activities created b travel and stay of non-resident people”. It includes business organizations, tourists, and every things of a destination.

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