Tourism, one of the world’s fastest-growing industries, plays a pivotal role in today’s global economy. It encompasses various forms of travel and services, making it a significant source of employment worldwide, attracting individuals seeking both leisure and business-related experiences.
During the lesson you must read the written explanations and follow the given instructions at interactive elements. To achieve the designated learning outcomes you should do the quiz at the end of the module.
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to:
- Understand the fundamental concepts and components of tourism, including its definition, types, and factors influencing its development. They can distinguish between various forms of tourism, such as curative tourism, leisure tourism, and professional tourism.
- Gain knowledge about the natural and human-made factors that make up tourist attractions, especially those related to the natural landscape, such as rock structures, topography, and climate. The reader can appreciate the significance of these factors in creating attractive tourist destinations.
- Learn about different types of accommodation centers used in tourism, including hotels, motels, shelters, villas, and inns. They can also understand the role of secondary accommodation centers like boarding houses, private accommodations, and campsites in catering to tourists’ needs, providing insights into the hospitality aspect of the tourism industry.