GCSE Leisure and Tourism - GOV.WALES

GCSE Leisure and Tourism - GOV.WALES

GCSE Leisure and Tourism GCSE Leisure and Tourism Introduction to Leisure and Tourism UNIT 1 N.B. Your macro security will have to be set to at least medium for best results GCSE Leisure and Tourism Activities Choice Click a box to choose an activity (A red border indicates an interactive activity). 1 11 21 31 41 2 12 22 32 42 3 13 23 33 43 4 14 24 34 44 5

15 25 35 6 16 26 36 7 17 27 37 8 18 28 38 9 19 29 39 10 20 30 40 Activity 1 Think about the statements below which relate to leisure time. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Leisure is described as being the things people do in their free time. Choice Leisure time is the time left over when people are not working, studying or sleeping. People use their leisure time to relax, be with their friends and family or take part in a sport.

From the list on the next page, tick which activities you think take place in leisure time. You may wish to discuss your answers in class. Activity 1 Activity A family celebration at home Watching a DVD GCSE Leisure and Tourism Reading a magazine Choice Using a computer for homework Mowing the lawn Driving to work Eating a takeaway pizza Ironing clothes Watching a game of football Reading an e-mail from a friend Washing a car Leisure time? Click the box to insert or delete the tick Activity 2 Different types of people tend to enjoy different leisure activities. For each of the people, suggest the leisure activities they might take part in by clicking the boxes, and discuss your answers with others. There is no right answer because any of the people can choose to take part in any of the activities if they choose to. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Mr Senior Age 48 Choice Likely leisure activities: Singing Playing in a Windsurfing Playing Kick Gardening Swimming Walking Cycling Fishing DIY

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Keep a diary of all the leisure activities you take part in. This could be over a weekend or a full week. Make a note of the times you spend doing different leisure activities, even if it is talking to friends or watching television. Compare your leisure diary with your friends. Choice Draw a time line for how you spend a Saturday or Sunday, starting from when you get up to when you go to bed. Draw a second line for a weekday and compare the two. Draw another line for your Mum, Dad or another relative to show how they take part in different leisure activities. See next page for an example. Activity 3 For example:- GCSE Leisure and Tourism Time line Saturday Choice 9:00 get up and have breakfast 9:30 read paper and listen to music 10:15 get ready to go shopping for new tee shirt 10:30 catch bus with two friends to shops 11:00 walk around shops and buy tee shirt 12:00 buy drink and sandwich for lunch 12:45 return home 1:30 leave home to watch rugby match 5:30 return home and watch television 6:30 order takeaway pizza meal 7:00 eat meal watching television 10:30 go to bed Activity 4 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Tourism involves travel away from the place where a person usually lives or works. Most tourists stay away from home for at least one night and intend to return home in the near future. Choice For each of the activities on the next page, show if you think the activity is tourism. Type either yes or no in the box. Activity 4 Tourism ? Darren goes to school each morning at 8.30am and returns home in the evening. Mrs Singh goes to India for three months to look after her father. Pauline Brown and her children Matthew and Claire spend a week at a seaside resort in Spain. Mr Macdonald flies to Ireland to spend three days visiting customers.

Denzil spends two years at a university in Australia studying sport and training to be a hurdler. The Taylor family spend the day visiting a country park and a house owned by the National Trust. Sharon spends three years working for a company in New York. Choice Stephen and Neil go to Canada on a backpacking holiday for three months. Azif works as a van driver and spends his day making deliveries to factories around London. Mr and Mrs Ali have just retired and decide to spend two weeks on a cruise on the Caribbean Sea. Samantha and Jane walk to the leisure centre to go for a swim. Ms Clarke drives from London to Manchester for a business meeting and drives back the next day. A party of young musicians from a school in Southampton spend three days in Liverpool at a music festival. The Oswald family from Llandudno take their caravan to France for two weeks in August. A cricket team from Birmingham spends a weekend on tour playing against teams in Swansea. Type your suggestions in the boxes GCSE Leisure and Tourism Mr and Mrs Griffiths spend a day shopping in Calais. Activity 5 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Tourists have a number of reasons for making a visit including: Going on a holiday Sightseeing Visiting an attraction Visiting friends and relatives Going to a sports events Choice Write about some of the tourist activities you have taken part in, including the places you visited and what activities you took part in. If you know when you will next be a tourist, describe briefly what the trip is. Activity 6 For each of the organisations in the table below decide whether they are commercial or non-commercial organisations. You might need to investigate web sites to find out the information. Put a C for commercial of N/C for non-commercial by clicking on the relevant square. GCSE Leisure and Tourism C or N/C? Choice

C or N/C? C or N/C? Horse-riding stables N/C C Burger bar N/C C A London theatre N/C C Country Park N/C C Windsurfing school N/C C Local cycling club N/C C Sports stadium N/C C Italian restaurant N/C C Hotel in a holiday resort N/C C Travel agent N/C C Theme park N/C C Airport

N/C C National art gallery N/C C National Park N/C C Taxi firm N/C C Cinema chain N/C C National Trust historic house N/C C Industrial museum N/C C Bed and Breakfast N/C C Country pub N/C C Boys football club N/C C Skateboard park N/C C Night club N/C C Local railway society

N/C C Spa and beauty salon N/C C Community Centre N/C C Youth club N/C C Fast-food restaurant N/C C Golf course N/C C Coach company N/C C YHA Hostel N/C C Sailing club N/C C Hill walking club N/C C Activity 7 In every locality there is a wide range of clubs and organisations that people can join and use to take part in leisure activities. Many, although by no means all of the organisations, are connected to sports. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Study Resource 1 on pages 11, 12 and 13 of the book which lists many of the clubs and leisure organisations in the imaginary Welsh town of Trehardd. These organisations exist so that people can enjoy leisure activities together. The list shows the wide range of leisure opportunities available to people of different age groups and interest groups.

Choice See the next pages for some questions related to the lists Activity 7 From the drop down lists: a) Choose three organisations people could join if they were interested in dancing. 1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism 2. Choice 3. Activity 7 From the drop down lists: b) Choose three organisations that people could join if they wanted to play a musical instrument. 1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism 2. Choice 3. Activity 7 From the drop down lists: c) Choose two organisations that people could join if they were interested in art and painting. 1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism 2. Choice From the drop down lists: d) Choose two organisations people could join if they were interested in local history. 1. 2. Activity 7 e) From the list of Arts organisations, choose one that would meet in a room, one that would need a hall, one that would need a stage and one that might meet outdoors. Room: GCSE Leisure and Tourism

Hall: Choice Stage: Outdoors: Activity 7 (g) From the list of Leisure and General Organisations choose two organisations for people who keep animals. 1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism 2. Choice (h) From the Leisure/General list choose two organisations involving wine and beer making. 1. 2. Activity 7 i) From the Sport list, choose the names of organisations that might need the following facilities. A sports hall A river GCSE Leisure and Tourism A lake Choice A large area of open space A swimming pool A garage An artificial sports pitch A running track A meeting room Activity 7 From the drop down lists: j) Choose two examples where organisations might compete against each other. 1. GCSE Leisure and Tourism 2. Choice k) From the Sport list, choose four clubs and organisations that are unlikely to have existed 20 years ago. 1. 2.

3. 4. Activity 8 If you were moving into a different area of Wales, you would need to find out about the leisure facilities available and the clubs you might like to join. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Make a list of the sources of information you might use to find the information you need. Choice Activity 9 Drag the facilities (in green below) into the correct component of the leisure industry. Component Facility Sport and physical recreation Arts and entertainment GCSE Leisure and Tourism Countryside recreation Choice Home-based leisure Childrens play activities Attractions Catering Country Park Comedy club Cricket ground Chinese restaurant Pizza delivery Amusement park Swings and slides in a public park Activity 10 GCSE Leisure and Tourism The Millennium Stadium is an example of a leisure facility which could also fit into a number of components of the leisure industry. Choice

These components are: Sport and physical recreation Arts and entertainment Home-based leisure Catering Attractions Study the website of the Millennium Stadium and then suggest why the stadium fits into each of the components listed on the next slide Component Explanation Sport and physical recreation Arts and entertainment GCSE Leisure and Tourism Home-based leisure Attractions Catering Choice Type your suggestions in the green boxes Activity 11 Think about some of the leisure facilities in the area near your home. Complete the table below by listing two leisure facilities near your home and showing how far you have to travel to each. Type your suggestions in the boxes Component Facility 1 Distanc e Facility 2 Distanc e GCSE Leisure and Tourism Sport and physical recreation Choice Arts and entertainment Countryside recreation Home-based leisure Childrens play activities

Attractions Catering Can you compare your answers with someone in your class who does not live near you? Activity 12 Complete the table below by finding out where people in your area can take part in each of the sports below. Identify the organisation which runs the activity and also make a note of the source you used to find out the information. Sport Location/Facility GCSE Leisure and Tourism Tenpin Bowling Choice Mini Rugby Ladys Football Surfing Road Cycling Type your suggestions in the boxes Organisation Source Activity 13 Imagine that someone is coming to stay in your area with a very wide taste in arts and entertainment. Complete the table below to show how they could enjoy a different arts and entertainment experience every night of the week. Give exact dates and full details of costs. You will need to do some research to find out what is on in your area. (The person might have to travel to reach some of the venues). GCSE Leisure and Tourism Day/Date Choice Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesda y Thursday Friday Saturday What is the venue?

What will the person see? What is the cost? Activity 14 Make a study of a country park in your area. Use the following headings: Name and location (where is it) GCSE Leisure and Tourism What activities are available (sports and recreation activities) Choice What facilities are there (car parks, ranger service, guided walks, cafes, etc) What events take place in the country park Which organisation manages the country park What other organisations have an involvement in the country park (such as voluntary clubs and sports organisations) What activities are free and which have to be paid for What special events are held or have been held in the country park What types of people might visit the country park and why Activity 15 Using an Argos catalogue (or the website) complete the following tasks. 1. Identify home-based leisure products you might buy for the following people, complete the table below and give reasons for your choices. Person GCSE Leisure and Tourism Young girl 5-7 years old Choice Older teenage boy 19 years old A woman in her mid-30s A man of about 55 years old Item for 10 Item for 20 Item for 100 Item for 250 Activity 16 GCSE Leisure and

Tourism Make a collage on sugar paper to show the range of new products available for home-based leisure. Choice Activity 17 List: GCSE Leisure and Tourism 10 products which would be used in the garden 10 products which would/could be used upstairs 10 products connected to cooking for pleasure 10 products which would not have been available 5 years ago Choice Activity 18 Identify four places near where you live which provide childrens play equipment. Complete the table below. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Name and location of facility The equipment provided Choice Why not use the pen tool here? Activity 19 Tourist attractions can be one of three types. GCSE Leisure and Tourism They can be: Natural Purpose built (man-made) Not originally built as a tourist attraction but are now visited by tourists Choice For each of the following say if it is a natural attraction, a built attraction or has become an attraction. (You could use the numbers 1, 2 or 3) See next slide purpose GCSE Leisure and Tourism Activity 19 Choice Key:

Natural attraction (1 click of the mouse on the relevant square) Purpose built (man-made) attraction (2 clicks) Has become an attraction (3 clicks) A waterfall A zoo A theme park An historic ship A castle An old factory A beach An abbey A lake A Shopping mall A theatre An extinct volcano A historic building A canal A range of mountains A Government building A church A bridge A fun fair A holiday village A Royal palace An ancient burial ground A museum An historic farm A battlefield An island A forested area A mountain railway A waxworks An area of coast with cliffs

Activity 20 Choose one area of the United Kingdom. This could be a city, a National Park or a seaside town. (Choose an area large enough to have a range of attractions). For your chosen area, describe the major natural attractions, purpose built attractions and places that have become tourist attractions. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Name of chosen area. Choice Natural attractions Purpose built attractions Places that have become tourist attractions Activity 21 Produce a display to show the variety of catering facilities in the area where you live. This could take the form of a map of the area showing where different types of catering facility are found. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Alternatively, you could produce a PowerPoint presentation which shows the variety of catering facilities in your area and their location, together with the types of food and drink they serve and an outline of the prices charged. Choice Make a list of all the sources of information you use to complete the activity. Activity 22 Put the following facilities into the correct component of the tourism industry. Because of the way in which travel agents and tour operators work, one of the organisations in the list below fits into two components. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Component Choice Travel agents Tour operators Tourist information and guiding services On-line travel services Accommodation and catering Attractions Transport

Facility Activity 23 By clicking the right hand side of the green boxes, answer true or false to the following questions about travel agents. Question Travelocity is an example of a high street travel agent. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Incentive travel is a form of leisure travel. Choice TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE Large travel agents have high street shops so that they can attract people passing by. TRUE FALSE The number of cruise holidays sold by travel agents has grown in recent years. TRUE FALSE People contact call centres by using the internet. TRUE FALSE Lastminute.com is an example of an on-line travel agency. TRUE FALSE Retail travel agents are more likely to deal with very high spending clients. TRUE FALSE Foreign currency can be bought at travel agents. TRUE FALSE First Choice is an independent travel agent with only a small number of branches. TRUE FALSE The number of travel agents found on the high street is increasing. TRUE FALSE

More people are likely to buy travel products on-line in the future. TRUE FALSE The Expedia company can be contacted mainly through a call centre. TRUE FALSE Activity 24 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Using old brochures make a collage to show the range of holidays available through tour operators. Choice Activity 25 Using websites and brochures compare the holidays available from a mass-market and a domestic tour operator. GCSE Leisure and Tourism The mass-market tour operator could be Thompson (TUI), MyTravel, Thomas Cook or First Choice Holidays. Choice Activity 26 Visit a Tourist Information Centre in your area and find out: GCSE Leisure and Tourism Choice What is the name of the organisation which funds and manages the centre. How many people work there and what their jobs are. What sort of information is available from leaflets and brochures? How is this information displayed? Is all the information in paper format, or are there electronic forms of information such as display boards or screens. What is for sale in the centre? Describe the range of products for sale. What information can be obtained from the people working in the centre? What travel products can be purchased from the people working in

the centre? Is the centre easy to find? Where is it located? Activity 27 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Use the websites below to check the price of a return flight from any UK airport to Rome, Paris or Barcelona. The length of stay could be four or five nights. Choose a date for the outward and return flights about three months ahead of when you are completing the activity. Complete the table below. Chosen destination Date of outward flight Date of return flight Choice www.ryanair.co m www.ba.com www.easyJet.co m www.expedia.co. uk Departure airport Departure time Arrival airport Cost of outward flight Cost of return flight Total cost of flight Baggage allowance kg kg kg

kg Activity 28 Do a web site search for accommodation in your area. What is the cheapest hotel room you can find for a certain night and what is the most expensive? Date .............................................................. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Cheapest .............................................................................................. Choice Most Expensive ..................................................................................... Activity 29 Using www.lastminute.com and www.thomascook.com compare prices and how easy the websites are to use for the following holiday. GCSE Leisure and Tourism A family of two adults and one child under 11 years old, anywhere in Spain, any time in August. Four star accommodation required. Choice Activity 30 For each of the statements in the table below, state if it is true of false Statement Most organisations providing accommodation operate on a voluntary basis. Hotels, motels and lodges are examples of serviced accommodation. For accommodation to be serviced food has to be provided. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Half-board means that breakfast and one meal is provided. Choice In guesthouses, the bar and restaurant is normally open to the public. The Youth Hostel Association is an organisation providing accommodation from the commercial sector. A range of catering is provided in gites and villas. Centre Parcs is an example of a hotel chain. Holiday villages have evolved from holiday camps, such as those operated by Butlins. Second homes are common in South West England and parts of rural Wales. FALSE TRUE FALSE

TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE FALSE TRUE Activity 31 For the area in which you live, find out about the following types of accommodation, give the location and brief information about the accommodation. Type of accommodation Example from your area A YHA youth hostel GCSE Leisure and Tourism A four or five star hotel Choice A guesthouse A campsite A caravan park for mobile homes A Bed and Breakfast A Travelodge/ Travel Inn or Holiday Inn Express A holiday flat or apartment For each of your answers make a note of the source of information you used. Activity 32 Either Produce a guide to the range of accommodation in your area. Or GCSE Leisure and Tourism Produce a PowerPoint showing the range of accommodation in your area. Choice

Or Produce a wall display of the range of accommodation in your area. Make sure you list all the sources of information you use and suggest which were the most useful. Activity 33 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Find out about transport in your area by answering the following questions. Choice 1. Find out the names of 2 taxi firms. 2. How long does it take to get to London from a major station in your area? What station does the train leave from and which company operates the train? What is the peak rail fare? 3. Which airport is closest to your area? Compare two ways of getting to the airport from your home. 4. Which bus company operates services between towns and cities in your area? 5. What are the problems in getting from place to place in your area using public transport? 6. What sources of information have you used to find out this information and which did you find most valuable? Activity 34 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Complete the table below using examples of leisure and tourism facilities and organisations in your area. Name two natural attractions in your area which are likely to be used by local people and tourists. 1. 2. Name two purpose-built attractions in your area which are likely to be used by local people and tourists.

1. 2. Name two places which have become attractions over time, which are likely to be used by local people as well as tourists. 1. 2. Name two hotels which provide restaurants used by local people as well as tourists staying in the hotel. 1. 2. Name two leisure facilities which are likely to be used by local people as well as tourists. 1. 2. Name two transport organisations which are likely to provide transport for local people as well as tourists. 1. 2. Name two catering facilities (not hotels) which are likely to be used by local people as well as tourists. 1. 2. Name two sports facilities which are likely to be used by local people as well as tourists. 1. 2. Choice Make a note of the sources of information you used to complete the activity. Activity 35 GCSE Leisure and Tourism Having completed Activity 34, explain what you think are the main links between the leisure and tourism industries in your area. Choice Activity 36 For each of the leisure and tourism organisations in the list below, match it to the system in the box it is most likely to have. System Booking system for tickets and seats GCSE Leisure and

Tourism Records of customers holidays bought Choice Employment and training records Total of donations from people over the last year Fast food restaurant Emergency contact details on a database System to check passengers booked on to a flight Organisation? Activity 37 It is very important that you are aware of the range of products and services provided by the leisure and tourism industry in your area. Not all of the organisations and facilities listed in the section below will be found in your area, but most will be. GCSE Leisure and Tourism For at least one facility or organisation from each category of the list below, complete a table like the one on the next page. This could be in the form of a fact file. The exercise could be completed in groups. Choice Leisure centres and health clubs Libraries DVD rental shops Cinemas and theatres Pubs, restaurants and take-away restaurants Museums and galleries Sports venues Attractions National Parks On-line travel services Country Parks Historic Buildings Travel Agencies Tour operators Tourist guiding services Tourist Information Centres Accommodation and catering Transport providers Activity 37 Make a list of the sources you used to find the information. Name of facility or organisation GCSE Leisure and

Tourism Location Choice Component of the leisure or tourism industry Main product Other products Services provided Examples of prices charged Activity 38 It is important that you understand how leisure and tourism organisations in your area operate as businesses. You may be able to visit a number of leisure and tourism organisations or do desk research using the internet to find out how they operate. For a range of leisure and tourism businesses in your area, find out: GCSE Leisure and Tourism In which sector of industry do they operate public, private or voluntary? Choice What are the objectives of the organisation? What is the employment structure how many managers and other employees are there? What is the job title of the person in charge? How is the organisation funded? This might be easier to find out for local businesses rather than national or even international businesses. As always, make a list of the sources of information you used. Activity 39 Visit a leisure or tourism organisation and identify the health and safety features present. This could include equipment, notices and instructions. GCSE Leisure and Tourism You may be able to talk to staff working in the organisation about their qualifications and training in health and safety. Choice The organisation might be able to show you some of their health and safety documents or explain some of their emergency procedures. Activity 40 Think about two different leisure and tourism organisations you have studied. For each one, think about the needs of the people who visit the organisation and how these needs are met. GCSE Leisure and Tourism

Write a profile showing how each organisation meets peoples needs, using the headings below. Choice Products Safety and security Information Help Advice To be understood To feel important Activity 41 For the organisations you studied in Activity 40, consider the products and services the organisations provide for each of the groups of customers mentioned below. GCSE Leisure and Tourism Compare the different products and services provided by the two organisations. Choice Suggest which of your chosen organisations provides the widest range of products and services and explain why. Individuals Couples Families Groups People of different ages People from different cultural backgrounds People with specific needs Business people Sports tourists Activity 42 For each of the customer service situations listed below, give three examples of how they could occur in leisure and tourism situations. Customer Service Situation GCSE Leisure and Tourism Providing information to customers Choice Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Giving advice to customers Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Receiving and passing on messages Example 1 Example 2 Example 3

See next page for more Activity 42 Keeping records Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Providing help and assistance GCSE Leisure and Tourism Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 - Choice Dealing with problems which customers might have Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Dealing with dissatisfied customers Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Offering extra products and services to customers Example 1 Example 2 Example 3 Activity 43 Study the customer service provided by a leisure or tourism organisation with which you are familiar. (You may need to visit the organisation to do this properly). GCSE Leisure and Tourism Make an assessment of the quality of the service provided. This involves identifying what is good and what is bad about the service, and saying why it is good or bad. You could also suggest ways in which the service could be improved. Choice Activity 44 Match the jobs in green below to the correct component of the leisure industry by dragging them to the correct positions. Leisure industry component Job? Sport and physical recreation Arts and entertainment GCSE Leisure and Tourism Countryside recreation Choice

Home-based leisure Childrens play activities Attractions Catering Climbing instructor Cinema box office assistant Manager of DVD store Bar staff Zoo attendant Overseas rep Tour guide Stadium ground staff Website manager Travel agent Coach Driver Ride operator Playscheme assistant Hotel receptionist Activity 44 Match the jobs in green below to the correct component of the tourism industry by dragging them to the correct positions. Leisure industry component Job? Travel agents Tour operators Tourist information and guiding services GCSE Leisure and Tourism On-line travel services Choice Accommodation Attractions Transport Climbing instructor Cinema box office assistant Manager of DVD store Bar staff

Zoo attendant Overseas rep Tour guide Stadium ground staff Website manager Travel agent Coach Driver Ride operator Playscheme assistant Hotel receptionist

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