Eight Sectors of the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
· Adventure Tourism and Recreation
· Events and Conferences
· Food and Beverage
· Tourism Services
· 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.