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20 Popular Types of Hotels Around The World

20 Popular Types of Hotels Around The World

There are many different types of hotels around the world, which make up an important part of the tourism industry. The type of hotel that a person requires will depend on several different factors. If someone is travelling on business to New York they will have different needs and requirements compared to a family taking a two week summer sun holiday in Spain, for example. Types of hotels also...

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50 best jobs that allow you to travel the world

50 best jobs that allow you to travel the world

There are many jobs that allow you to travel around the world which are perfect for travel enthusiasts! Jobs that allow you to travel come in a variety of shapes and sizes- some involve moving to another country, some involve getting specific qualifications and some require an adventurous spirit! In this article I will introduce you to the 50 best jobs that allow you to travel the world.... are...

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What is special interest tourism and why is it so popular?

What is special interest tourism and why is it so popular?

Special interest tourism is growing, and it's growing fast! Have you heard the term special interest tourism a lot? And do you wonder why people are choosing special interest tourism more than mass-market? Well here, I will explain the meaning of special interest tourism and why it's becoming more popular. What is specialist interest tourism? Special interest tourism (also known as specialist...

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21 Types of Tourists Around The World

21 Types of Tourists Around The World

There are so many different types of tourists around the world and it is important that we understand the different types of tourists in order to be able to ensure that the tourism industry meets their needs. Heck, it wouldn't make sense to try to sell kids clubs tickets to tourists are are mostly elderly and without young children, just as it wouldn't make much sense to sell volunteer tourism...

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99 Exciting jobs in travel and tourism- the ultimate travel job list!

99 Exciting jobs in travel and tourism- the ultimate travel job list!

If you are looking for jobs in travel and tourism then you have come to the right place! This article is the the ultimate guide that will teach you all about the different jobs in travel and tourism AND it provides you with relevant resources and links to places where you can find jobs that are being advertised right now! If you know anything about the travel and tourism industry you will know...

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What is alternative tourism and why is it growing so fast?

What is alternative tourism and why is it growing so fast?

Alternative tourism is different, it's new and it's fun! But what exactly is alternative tourism? Read on to find out... What is alternative tourism? Alternative tourism is a term used to distinguish an activity or trip from so-called mass tourism, in other words, it is the OPPOSITE of mass tourism. Alternative tourism is an umbrella term, rather than an individual type of tourism. It tourism is...

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Where to find a job in travel and tourism

Where to find a job in travel and tourism

If you are wondering where to find a job in travel and tourism then you might feel a bit overwhelmed. After all, travel and tourism is the biggest industry in the world, employing more people than any other industry! Whether you are looking for a job as Cabin Crew, a job in travel and tourism marketing or employment in the sustainable tourism sector, there are plenty of places to find your next...

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The 3 Major Types Of Airlines + How They Work

The 3 Major Types Of Airlines + How They Work

There are many different types of airlines that are different sizes, have different cultures and have different business approaches. If you are hoping to learn more about these different types of airlines then you have come to the right place! Here at Tourism Teacher I aim to make learning more about the travel and tourism industry SIMPLE and FUN! I do this through my range of educational...

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Tourism demand determinants- made simple

Tourism demand determinants- made simple

Understanding tourism demand is vital if we are to create and maintain an efficient, profitable and sustainable tourism industry. But what are the major tourism demand determinants that organisations need to consider? Read on to find out.... What are tourism demand determinants? The determinants of demand are factors that cause fluctuations in the economic demand for a product or a service....

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What is dental tourism and why does it exist?

What is dental tourism and why does it exist?

Dental tourism is on the rise - but what is it and why does it exist? Read on to learn all about it! What is dental tourism? Dental tourism is a specific branch of medical tourism which involves travelling abroad to undergo some sort of dental treatment. There are many reasons why someone might engage with dental tourism. Treatment can be very expensive in certain countries like the UK and the...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

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I’ve been travelling, studying and teaching travel and tourism since I was 16. Through Tourism Teacher I share my knowledge on the principles and practice of travel and tourism management from both an academic and practical perspective.

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Cohen’s tourist typology- The 4 major types of tourists

Cohen's tourist typology was one of the first major typologies developed in the travel and tourism space. If you are studying travel and tourism, you will probably be introduced to Cohen's tourist typology at some point (and that's probably why you are here now!). If...

50 fascinating facts about the travel and tourism industry

The travel and tourism industry is one of the biggest in the world with a wide variety of weird, wonderful and shocking facts. Today I'm going to give you a glimpse of some of the most fascinating facts about the travel and tourism industry, perfect for travel...