Dibrugarh University Arts Question Papers:TOURISM AND TRAVEL MANAGEMENT (Fundamentals of Tourism) ' November-2015

Course: 501
(Fundamentals of Tourism)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer/Fill in the blanks: 1x8=8
  1. The English word ‘tour’ originated from Latin word ____.
  2. Hunziker is an economist of ____ (name of country) who offers a definition of tourism.
  3. The full form of IATA is ____.
  4. In which year National Action Plan for tourism was announced in India?
  5. What does the word Chipko mean?
  6. Demand of tourism ____ (increases/decreases) with the development of communication system.
  7. The word ‘ecology’ was coined by German scientist ____ in 1866.
  8. The headquarters of World Tourism Organization is situated in the city of ____.
2. Write short notes on any three of the following: 4x3=12
  1. Health tourism.
  2. Custom tour.
  3. World Travel Market.
  4. Carrying capacity of environment.
  5. Ecology.
3. Answer any five questions of the following: 12x5=60
  1. Discuss briefly the various products of tourism.
  2. Analyze the justification of planning for the development of tourism.
  3. Discuss the role of travel agent in the growth of tourism industry.
  4. What do you mean by ‘package tour’? Discuss the prospects and problems of conducting package tour in North-East India.
  5. Discuss briefly the types and characteristics of tourist.
  6. Explain with justification the factors that play the role of determinant with regard to increase and decrease of tourism demand.
  7. How can tourism activities cause adverse effect on environment? How can we control them?


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