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G. Bhobho started the topic TOURISM GR12, RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE TOURISM, 17 JULY 2020 in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 11 months, 1 week ago
Attention learners. Study your notes on the topic above. You will get questions related to that topic soon. Any quedtions should be directed on this platform
G. Bhobho started the topic TOURISM GR12, CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT AND THE CODE OF CONDUCT (22/05/2020) in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
Lets now look at the above topics. Go to courses and choose term 4, you will see the work there. Just like Proffessional image in the tourism industry, the work has been placed under term 4 in your courses.
G. Bhobho replied to the topic TOURISM GR12, PROFFESSIONAL IMAGE IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY (15 MAY 2020) in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
What difficulties have you encountered on this topic. Please put them on the replies and l will respond. Thanks
G. Bhobho started the topic TOURISM GR12, PROFFESSIONAL IMAGE IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY (15 MAY 2020) in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
Please open your courses and go to term 4. As grade 12 we dont have term 4 work. As such all the work under term 4 belongs to term 2. I want you to start with the topic (Proffessional image in the tourism industry).
Be able to define the term ‘image’
Be able to outline the factors that contributes to proffessional image of a tourism business.
THE BANK BUYING RATE (BBR)
This refers to the rate used by the bank when buying forex from the tourist
Lets always remember that banks buy and sell foreign currency to make a profit. As such the rate they use to buy the forex is not the same as the rate they use to sell the forex
The BBR is always lower than the BSR
THE BANK SELLING RATE…[Read more]
Lets look at the concept of Bank Buying Rate (BBR) and Bank Selling Rate (BSR) on the courses section. What is the difference between the two?
G. Bhobho started the topic TOURISM GR12 ACTIVITY 2 ON FOREIGN EXCHANGE CALCULATIONS (06/05/2020) in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
1. If the exchange rate of the rand to the united states dollar is USD1:ZAR18,55 calculate the following.
1.1 A tourist has R10000 and needs to change it to the USD. How much would he receive? Show all calculations and round off your answer to 2 decimal places.
1.2 On his arival to South Africa Mr Nigels had $2000. Calculate how much he would…[Read more]
G. Bhobho replied to the topic GR12 TRSM NOTES TERM 2 (PART 5) : FOREIGN EXCHANGE CALCULATIONS in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
Study the foreign exchange calculations and give feedback where it is not clear
G. Bhobho started the topic GR12 TRSM NOTES TERM 2 (PART 5) : FOREIGN EXCHANGE CALCULATIONS in the forum TOURISM Grade 12 1 year, 1 month ago
Foreign currency – refers to money from other countries
Foreign exchange – refers to the exchange of one country’s currency to another country’s currency
Foreign exchange rate – refers to the rate (amount) at which one currency is being exchanged for another
Currencies do not have the same value as a result of the differencies in…[Read more]
Lest do this activity and engage where necessary
1.1 What is GDP?
1.2 What is the importance of GDP to the economy of a country?
1.3 How does tourism contribute to the country’s GDP
1.4 What do you understand by the term ‘Multiplier effect’?
1.5 Briefly explain what it means when a rand is said to be weak or strong.
1.6 What are the effects of a weak and strong rand to inbound tourism?
Please lets study this topic and ensure that we master the concepts of the weak and strong rand. Be able to explain GDP and multiplier effect
FOREIGN EXCHANGE CONCEPTS
Gross Domestic Product(GDP)
*This refers to the to the total value of goods and services produced in a country per year.
*If the GDP is high it means the economy of the coutry is doing well and if it is low it means the economy is not doing well.
*This refers to the tourism practice that benefits not…[Read more]
I believe all of you guys have completed this test and l also belive you wrote it in your tourism informal assessment task exercise books. Keep it safe for marking as soon as the schools open. We are now moving on to foreign currency concepts and calculations.
No you dont submit now
Tourism test 1
1.1 Define the term ‘Attraction’.(1)
1.2 What is the difference between a tourist attraction, lcon and a Heritage site?(3)
1.3 Why are icons important to the country or area in which they are located (6)
1.4 ln a paragraph briefly describe why some tourist attrations will eventually qualify to be icons. Use examples from…[Read more]
What are the factors that contribute to the success of a tourist attraction?
1. Excellent marketing of the attraction
2. Sustainable and responsible management plans
3. Ethical and efficient behaviour of staff and management.
4. Possitive experience of visitors
5. Crime prevention and safety of the tourists
6. General appearance and upkeep of…[Read more]
TOURIST ATTRACTIONS: The Icons
The following are the ICONS of the world:
1. Sydney Opera house
2. Ayers rock/Uluru
3. Chichen Itza
4. The statue of christ the redeamer
5. Niagara falls
6. The Grand Canyon
7. The colosseum
8. The Vetican city
9. The Leaning Tower of Pisa
10. The Venice
11. Berlin wall
12. The black forest
13. The…[Read more]
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