Tourism - the temporary movement of people to destinations outside their normal places of work and residence
Tourist- A person who travels away from home for leisure, Business or any other purposes for longer than a day
Excursionist: Persons traveling for pleasure in a period less than 24 hours
Types of Arrivals
A foreign air arrival- arrives by scheduled or chartered airline or by a private plane.
A foreign sea arrival- who arrives in The Bahamas via a cruise ship, yacht and sail boat
Sea landed arrival- visitor has left the cruise ship to take up other accommodations.
Stopover- are visitors who stay at least one night in The Bahamas
Transit- Transits are visitors who pass through The Bahamas on the way to somewhere else.
Day visitors -are visitors who visit The Bahamas but do not stay overnight.
Tourism can be classified into the following types:
Domestic tourism: Residents of the given country traveling only within their country.
Inbound tourism: involves non-residents travelling within a country.
Outbound tourism: involves residents travelling within another country.
Categories of tourism
Leisure Tourism: sport activities, swimming, visit local attractions, shopping
Business Tourism: travel for business purposes: contract negotiations
Medical Tourism: travel to receive treatment, surgical procedure
Cultural Tourism: travel to experience the culture of a country (festivals, museums, historical sites)
Adventure Tourism: travel to experience outdoor activity, adventure, river rafting, and bungee jumping
Eco Tourism: responsible travel, travel to provide ecological conservation
Sports Tourism: international travel to view or participate in a sporting event
Religious Tourism: religious people who travel for religious sites, crusades and conventions
1. Create an activity schedule for one day, for a group of tourist visiting the Bahamas. You most select one of the