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TRAVEL INDUSTRY

TRANSPORT- is a precondition for travel :facilitate mobility and the movement of tourist from their places of origin to their final destination, and back. * Is a fundamental components of tourism industry.
2 Basic approaches have dominated analysis of transport and tourism. 1. Transport for tourism – as a Unitarian or functional act which involves a mode s of travel in moving from origin to destination and for travel in the destination. 2. Transport as tourism – the mode of transport is integral to the overall experience of tourism such as cruising or taking a scenic railway journey.
Forms of transport I. AIR TRAVEL/short haul or long haul flights- II. HIGHWAY – car, car rentals and coaches
Different forms of passenger transport serve the needs of tourist * Express scheduled coach service (domestic and international) * Private hire service for group travel * Packaged tour on coaches * Urban and rural bus services to tourist location * Airport taxi and shuttle services * Excursion, day trip, sight seeing in urban or rural areas. III. ROAD TRANSFER – taxis and mini buses IV. RAIL – metro and intercity .,e.g LRT mrt V. MARINE – cruise and ferries VI. NONMOTORIZE – horseback,cycling,walking, kayak

HISTORY OF AIR TRAVEL

* The earlier attempts to travel by air is the chinese using kites and hot air balloons to put objects in the skies * Dec.17,1903 – marked a major leap for mankind in travel by Orville and Wilbur Wright.first engine driven aeroplane near kitty hawk N.C USA. * 1909- luise Bleriot, a French inventor , made the 1st international flight across the English Channel. * 1911 Calbraight P. Rogers made the 1st plane flight across the US from NY to California * 1914 Tony janus the 1st pilot of the worlds first airline.he flew from St. Petersburg and Florida. * 1914-19 = attention ship to war planes * 1927, the Lockhead company produce engine

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