Exploring Tourism/Resources/Lesson Plans/Lesson Plan 3a

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Diploma in Applied Travel and Tourism

Course Name: Exploring Tourism

Course Code: TT520001

Lesson Plan

Aim: Product knowledge - Early Attractions

Lecture Delivery Plan:

Moa-gami (builds team work - help other who are having difficulty)

  • Do in pairs - with one person giving the instructions and the other making it - then swop

As part of "History of Tourism in NZ" looking at early attractions:

Timeine for section one needs to be from 1845 to 1999

How many students know about these attractions?

  • The Spa's
  • Milford Sound
  • Mt Cook - Hermitage
  • Queenstown
  • Waitomo glowworm caves
  • Whanganui river
  • Fuller's cream run
  • The great southern lakes - Te Anau and Milford

Look at history of Spas

‘Taking the waters’ can be traced back to the Romans who used the spa’s mineral waters for health benefits. By the 1700s it had become fashionable for the aristocracy to travel to the European resorts like Vichy (France) and Baden Baden Germany for pleasure as well as health motivations.

Maruia Springs Thermal Reserve

Evolution of Tourism

Complete activity (in class in pairs) or as out of class (individually)

  • Please take the time to read the entire document (in sections) it will be used as a resource in your report

Go to 100 years of Tourism