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Posted: April 4, 2016

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Posted: March 31, 2016

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Posted: March 23, 2016

Here is a list of assignments that we have done so far:

1. Travel Word Cloud (Feb 10 - Unit 1 Part 1)

2. Scenic Drive Assignment (Feb 11 - Unit 1 Part 2)

3. Weekend Itinerary (Scenic Drives & Traveler Type) (Feb 15)

4. "What Do You Know About New Brunswick" Sheet

5. "What do you know about your Community" Sheet

6. Internet Research Assignment (March 14)

7. St. Patrick's Day in Ireland (March 16)

8. Eight Sectors of Hospitality & Tourism Collage (March 22)

Posted: March 22, 2016

Eight Sectors of the Hospitality & Tourism Industry

·         Accommodation

·         Adventure Tourism and Recreation

·         Attractions

·         Events and Conferences

·         Food and Beverage

·         Tourism Services

·         Transportation

·         Travel Trade

 

Accommodation: The hospitality and tourism division that provides lodging. Accommodation can be classified by the size, price, location and services offered.

            Examples: Hotels, conference centers, bed and breakfasts, RV parks and institutions.

 

Adventure Tourism and Recreation: The hospitality and tourism division that provides outdoor, wilderness and recreational activities and includes eco-tourism.

            Examples: Dog sledding, fishing, hiking, heli-skiing and canoeing.

 

Attractions: The hospitality and tourism division that provides entertainment and educational activities. These can be natural or man-made.

            Examples: Magnetic Hill, Peggy’s Cove, Acadian Village, gambling and shopping.

 

Events and Conferences: The hospitality and tourism division that provides an opportunity for people to hold meetings and special activities. **Note: Events and conferences can move from place to place whereas attractions are usually stationary.

            Examples: Concerts, seminars, trade shows and AGM’s.

 

Food and Beverage: The hospitality and tourism division that provides various food and beverage services to the consumer.

            Examples: Bars, cafeterias, buffet, catering, airplanes, institutions.

 

Tourism Services: The hospitality and tourism division that promotes and supports the needs of the travel and tourism industry.

            Examples: Visitor information centers, tourism educators, retail operators and banks.

 

Transportation: The hospitality and tourism division that provides a way for the customer to get to and from a destination. This can be by air, road, rail or water.

            Examples: Airplanes, gas stations, ferries, cruise ships, motor coaches, car rentals and taxis.

 

Travel Trade: The hospitality and tourism division that provides specific services suited to the customers’ needs and wants.

            Examples: Online travel agency, tour guides and interpreters.

 

Assignment: Make a collage of depicting the eight sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry.  It must include at least two examples of each sector in the collage.  You can use clip art images, magazines, the Internet, drawings that you create, etc.

Using Microsoft Publisher is probably easiest for this assignment. OR you can use Powerpoint.

 

Posted: March 16, 2016

Hospitality & Tourism

Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day!

You and two of your friends are in Ireland for St. Patrick's Day. Combined, you have $1700 to spend.

Your task is to plan a day in Ireland celebrating the history of St. Patrick's Day. You can choose the city that you are in (Dublin would be the most popular), then you can research attractions, festivals and/or events that are happening on March 17th. You may choose to stay in one city or you can travel about. Just keep in mind that you only have ONE day and $1700.

You must also take into account your meals for the day and what restaurants you will be eating at.

You will make a powerpoint presentation including all of the information of your one day itinerary. You must also include pictures of what you will be seeing while there.

For each attraction (including restaurants) please include: Name, Picture, Description, Cost and Time

Posted: March 14, 2016

Internet Research Assignment

 

This assignment will allow you to do three things:  research a city that you have never visited; use most of the components a tourist would use; and check out how another city uses the web to effectively sell itself.

 

Choose a city in Canada that you have never visited and find its website.  Then answer the following questions:

 

1.         What mode of transportation might you use to get there? How much will it cost to go there and back? (Consider getting to the airport as well)

 

 

 

2.       Choose a high-end hotel for a 3-night stay.  How much will it cost? What features are available to you at the hotel?

 

 

 

3.       Choose 3 different restaurants to eat in.  Did their websites help you make your

decision?  Why?

 

 

 

4.       Choose 2 attractions to visit and give a brief description of each one.

 

 

 

5.       Find one of the city’s upcoming events and provide a brief description of it.

 

 

 

6.       If you were looking for some outdoor recreation, what is available in or nearby the city that would provide you with exercise?

 

 

 

Value:  20

 

 

 

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Posted: February 18, 2016

Now that you are aware of the various traveller types and have helped catalogue tourist experiences along New Brunswick's Scenic Drives, it's time to put your knowledge to work.

Your assignment is to create a weekend itinerary for your traveller type. You will plan a three-day weekend for you and a friend who shares your traveller type, while exploring one of the Scenic Drives.

Organize your work around the following headings:

 

Section 1: Your scenic drive - Provide interesting and important information about the Scenic Drive you will follow. Identify principal cities and towns in the region, including their population and what they may be well known for. Describe the predominant culture (s) and at least three events or festivals that happen in the region.

 

Section 2: Your traveller type - Describe your traveller type's main characteristics. Tell why your chosen Scenic Drive, or the particular tourism experiences you selected along that drive, appeals to this type.

 

Section 3: Your itinerary - Plan a three-day weekend. Use the Itinerary template below.

 

This assignment will be DUE: Friday, February 26th 

 

Groups:

Free-Spirit - Abbey B., Bailey D., Josh C., Josie D.

Free-Spirit - Zoe M., Kaitlyn F., Sydney S.

Free-Spirit - Jordan G., Alex W., Rifqa

Free-Spirit - Natalie W., Amber S., Ty W.

Personal History Explorer - Tyler G., Kim A-P., Caitlin S.

Gentle Explorer - Jarett H., Lilianne L., Bailey H., Robin D.

Gentle Explorer - Jamie O., Sam F., Chad D.

Cultural Explorer/Authentic Experiencer/Rejuvenator - Jordan K., Alexa R., Katelyn L.

No-Hassle - Shaylee S., Hillary C.

 

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Posted: February 18, 2016

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Posted: February 15, 2016

Hospitality & Tourism

Using the attached presentation from the previous two posts, please have the following completed by the end of class on Tuesday, February 16th:

  • Travel Word Cloud
  • Traveler Type Survey (link in Powerpoint)
  • Traveler Type/Scenic Drive Project

Posted: February 11, 2016

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Posted: February 10, 2016

Hospitality & Tourism

 

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Posted: November 6, 2012

Period 6 - Math 9 Today we started your Square Roots & Surface Area Unit by looking at square roots. I assigned questions 3-7 and 9-10 on page 11 for homework. You will not be in class tomorrow as you will be out working! Your notes from today are attached.
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Posted: October 31, 2012

Period 6 - Math 9 Today you completed 2 of your "Things you're doing for treats", and you did not achieve the intended goal. So, you did your end of the deal, and of course, I still let you have a treat :) We started review for your test, which will be on Friday (Your choosing!). The test will cover everything that we have done in the Powers unit! Tomorrow, we will continue review for your test, make sure you take a look at your Exponent Laws as a refresher! Happy Halloween!

Posted: October 22, 2012

Period 2, 3 & 4 - Culinary Tech Periods 2 & 3, if you haven't passed in your "Kitchen Math" assignment, please get that passed in!   Period 6 - Math 9 You passed in your Powers Assignment today that was assigned Friday. If you have not done so, you must get it passed in! Today in class, we worked on the Mid-Unit Review on page 69 in your Textbook. Please take a look at the review for your Quiz tomorrow!    

Posted: October 17, 2012

Period 6 - Math 9 Today we went over your questions from yesterday on powers of ten and the zero exponent. Then, we started looking at order of operations with exponents and I assigned the following questions: page 66, #'s 7, 8 &10. Notes are attached!
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