Tourism

travel leisure and recreation

Growth from 2007 to 2008 was only three.7% during the first eight months of 2008. This slowdown on worldwide tourism demand was additionally reflected in the air transport trade, with adverse progress in September 2008 and a 3.three% development in passenger visitors by way of September. By the first quarter of 2009, real travel demand in the United States had fallen 6% over six quarters. While this is considerably milder than what occurred after the 9/11 assaults, the decline was at twice the speed, as actual GDP has fallen. Also often known as “Tourism of Doom,” or “Last Chance Tourism” this rising development entails touring to locations that are environmentally or otherwise threatened (such as the ice caps of Mount Kilimanjaro, the melting glaciers of Patagonia, or the coral of the Great Barrier Reef) before it’s too late.

Religious tourism

Tourism brings large amounts of revenue into a neighborhood economic system in the form of payment for goods and services needed by tourists, accounting as of 2011[update] for 30% of the world’s trade in providers, and, as an invisible export, for six% of general exports of goods and providers. It also generates opportunities for employment within the service sector of the economy related to tourism.

The LSTS Accelerated Bachelors to Masters (ABM) Program allows eligible students to take chosen programs that can depend towards a Bachelors of Science (B.S.) in Leisure and Sport ManagementandMasters of Science (M.S.) in Leisure and Sport Management. LSTS majors who’ve completed 75 hours of coursework … Read the rest