Published on January 24, 2016
For more course tutorials visit www.uophelp.com Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum] Over the past eight weeks, you learned about the different sectors of travel and tourism, and became familiar with the variety of destinations and activities in which travelers may participate. For this assignment, assume the role of a travel agent and plan a dream vacation for your target group. Resources: Appendix A and Travel and Tourism: An Industry Primer Write a 1,750- to 2,100-word paper promoting the plans for your target group’s dream vacation. Include the following in your paper: A brief description of your target group: Motive for travel (See Table 3.1, p. 67.) Age group (See Table 3.2, p. 69.) Household income (See Table 3.3, p. 71.) Lifestyle dimension (See Table 3.4, p.76.) Psychographics (See Table 3.5, p. 81.) The dream vacation destination and how it relates to the target group’s characteristics, as well as to the elements of Table 15.1, on p. 378 of the text. Possible challenges with the dream vacation destination: The government’s role—How does the government affect the tourism industry of your destination? Provide both positive and negative effects. Refer to applicable Web sites on p. 476 of the text to help you with your response. Sustainability issues—Should tourist activities be rationed or limited to help conserve the area? Refer to applicable Web sites on p. 128 of the text to help you with your response. Societal issues—Are there any challenges with the area’s people or culture? Do they welcome tourists? Why or why not? Refer to applicable Web sites on pp. 405–407 of the text to help you with your response. Format your paper according to APA guidelines.