Tourism management

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

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 you are wondering what this tourist typology is all about and how Cohen categorised his four major types of tourists, then you...

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What is a Travel Influencer? How to become a Travel Influencer

What is a Travel Influencer? How to become a Travel Influencer

The term Travel Influencer is one that I hear a lot these days.... but what actually is a Travel Influencer and what does a Travel Influencer do for work? Well, a couple of years ago I did some academic research to find out more about this, and this is what I found out... Travel Influencer. Fashion Influencer. Sports Influencer. Parenting Influencer. Gaming Influencer. Any other type of...

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15 Types of Rail Transport To Take You Away

15 Types of Rail Transport To Take You Away

There are so many types of rail transport used in the tourism industry. From high speed trains to funiculars, there are many different types of rail transport used around the world. In this article I will introduce you to these types of rail transport and give you some examples of where you can find them around the globe. What is rail transport? Rail transport has been around since ancient Greek...

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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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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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The fascinating history of tourism

The fascinating history of tourism

The history of tourism is a long one. Whilst we may not always have had high speed trains, aircraft and luxurious cruise ships, people have long had the desire to be tourists. The history of tourism can largely be attributed to technological developments in transport. The more roads that are built, the more places people can drive. The more airports that open, the more places that people can fly...

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10 jobs in travel and tourism that will BOOM in 2022 and beyond…

10 jobs in travel and tourism that will BOOM in 2022 and beyond…

There are plenty of jobs in travel and tourism to go around, after all, the tourism industry is the largest industry in the world! But the travel industry is changing. Consumers want different things nowadays compared to the past. Tourists want a sense of adventure. They want to experience something new. They want culture and authenticity. Tourism industry stakeholders are more...

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WWOOFING explained: What, why and where

WWOOFING explained: What, why and where

WWOOFING may not be a term that most people are familiar with, but this type of tourism has grown exponentially in recent years. An increased awareness in sustainable practices, a demand for slow tourism and a growing interest for unusual and unique experiences has led to the growth of the WWOOFING industry. But what is WWOOFING? In this post I will explain what we mean by the term WWOOFING,...

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Dr Hayley Stainton

Hi, am Dr Hayley Stainton

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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