So my tourism class has finished up for the most part motivation and I am sitting here reflecting on what we talked about. I tried to convey to the students that they have to develop their own understanding of the functions of motivations for…
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Today is Veterans Day (thank you to all that serve, or have served our Country), and another opportunity to dive into different market segments, and motivations for tourism. Over the last few weeks we have been studying travel motivations, the tourist, and social &…
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Why do we travel? Is it just because we need to escape, and get away from our mundane lives? Or is it more? Is it to spend frivolously on souvenirs? What are our motivations to travel? Is there some underlying cause? Perhaps one we…
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We have been talking attractions in Tourism (HT100), and in hospitality, will be delving into singular entities of the industry (like hotels, resorts) that make up a part of the man-made or physical landscape. What is landscape? How does it define us as tourist?…
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