Tourism & Recreation Flashcards

Tourism & Recreation Flashcards
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National Parks

These areas are given protection from the government because they possess either historic or scenic value for members of the public.

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Leisure Activities

The things that you do when you have free time to spend the way you want.

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Health

This is a person's overall state as it relates to both physical and mental conditions.

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Interpersonal Wellness

The wellness dimension that focuses on the skills used to carry out good communication and to form long-term relationships that are healthy.

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Environmental Wellness

You draw on this wellness dimension when you care for the world around you by doing things like recycling or lowering your overall waste.

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Intellectual Wellness

We focus on this kind of wellness when we consider how we learn and demonstrate skills related to critical thinking.

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Emotional Wellness

This dimension of wellness deals with comprehending the feelings of yourself and others. In this way, it reflects on our mental well-being.

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Ecotourism

The act of traveling to a natural area while valuing conservation and education. Individuals participating in this frequently travel to Alaska, the Amazon or the Himalayas.

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Transportation Industry

This business focuses on getting people to different locations. Because it allows people to travel, it is connected intimately with the tourism industry.

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Employment: Impact of Tourism

This is positively affected by tourism, because additional jobs are created in order to serve the people visiting an area.

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Flashcard Content Overview

You can work with this set of flashcards to focus on different kinds of travel, including:

  • Business
  • Convention
  • Leisure
  • Personal
  • Event

You'll be able to consider the connection between tourism and employment, transportation and the hospitality industry. These cards also cover important aspects of wellness and leisure activities. Additionally, you can review the job duties of travel agents and destination managers.

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Employment: Impact of Tourism

This is positively affected by tourism, because additional jobs are created in order to serve the people visiting an area.

Transportation Industry

This business focuses on getting people to different locations. Because it allows people to travel, it is connected intimately with the tourism industry.

Ecotourism

The act of traveling to a natural area while valuing conservation and education. Individuals participating in this frequently travel to Alaska, the Amazon or the Himalayas.

Emotional Wellness

This dimension of wellness deals with comprehending the feelings of yourself and others. In this way, it reflects on our mental well-being.

Intellectual Wellness

We focus on this kind of wellness when we consider how we learn and demonstrate skills related to critical thinking.

Environmental Wellness

You draw on this wellness dimension when you care for the world around you by doing things like recycling or lowering your overall waste.

Interpersonal Wellness

The wellness dimension that focuses on the skills used to carry out good communication and to form long-term relationships that are healthy.

Health

This is a person's overall state as it relates to both physical and mental conditions.

Leisure Activities

The things that you do when you have free time to spend the way you want.

National Parks

These areas are given protection from the government because they possess either historic or scenic value for members of the public.

Travel Agent

These individuals can be hired to plan, book and execute your trip, so you don't have to worry about handling any of the details involved in traveling.

Destination Management Company

An organization that has a lot of information about the local area. They may be useful if you need to set up a conference or plan a special event.

Government-Sponsored Activities

These programs are usually offered with discounts to people in local communities. They may include things like baseball leagues or swimming classes.

Private or Country Clubs

Organizations that offer members access to different recreational programs. You generally have to pay a fee to be a member of this type of organization.

Tourism

This refers to the process of going to a new place in order to enjoy leisure activities.

Hospitality Industry

This industry provides services that are not necessary to live and that may relate to leisure activities. It is tied closely to tourism.

Event Travel

You go to a different place for this reason if you are going to see some kind of special occurrence or occasion.

Business and Corporate Travel

You take part in this kind of travel if you are going to a new location for work.

Business Travel: Conventions

Individuals engage in this kind of travel when they intend to meet up with many other individuals in order to exchange ideas. Hundreds or thousands of people may gather to do this.

Leisure Travel

We use this term to refer to any kind of general travel that is not done for business purposes. This can include personal travel.

Personal Travel and Vacations

People travel for this reason because they want to visit different areas to have fun or to deal with family situations in other locations.

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