Albany Senior High School/Coursebook/Travel and Tourism
"Tourism is the activities of persons traveling to and staying in places outside their usual environment for not more than one consecutive year for leisure, business or other purposes."
"Tourism is a dynamic and competitive industry that requires the ability to constantly adapt to customers' changing needs and desires, as the customer’s satisfaction, safety and enjoyment are particularly the focus of tourism businesses." ( http://www.go2hr.ca/BCsTourismbrIndustry/WhatisTourism/tabid/71/Default.aspx )
This course recognises the knowledge and skills required as a base for further training in the tourism industry. The compulsory unit standards ensures people awarded with the National Certificate in Tourism (Level 2) qualification are able to demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs, the business of tourism, destination New Zealand, world tourist destinations and work roles in tourism.