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Test Booklet No.
D9 3 0 4 PAPERIII
Time : 2 hours] TOURISM [Maximum Marks : 200
Number of Pages in this Booklet : 40 Number of Questions in this Booklet : 11
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TOURISM
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PAPERIII
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Note : This paper consists of two parts - (A and B). All questions are
compulsory.
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PARTA

Note : This part has ten short essay type questions of 16 marks each to
be answered in about three hundred words each.
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PARTA
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1. What are the different disciplines which contribute to the area known as tourism
studies ?
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Outline the different types of tourism demand. What are the main economic
determinants influencing tourism demand ?
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2. Identify the major attractions of Buddhist tourism circuit in U.P. and Bihar. Discuss
which market segments of world tourism market are most likely to be attracted
to these ?
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Discuss the importance of tourism in mountain areas. Identify issues related to the
development and management of tourism in Himalayan regions.
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3. Discuss the benefits of branding for hotel chains in the context of their potential to
attract foreign tourists to India.
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Outline how had multinational companies affected tourism scenario in India.
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4. Explain the advantages of Indias tour operators strategic links with overseas companies
for receiving international visitors.
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What is the role of national tourism organisations and other public and private sector
agencies in the promotion of domestic air transportation ?
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5. What are the major guidelines of Department of Tourism, Govt. of India for the approval
of tour operators operating inbound and outbound tours.
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Prepare an intinerary for 15 days duration for a group of 30 affluent foreign tourists
visiting India to see monuments and museums.
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6. Marketing information has no value until managers use it to make better decisions.
The gathered information must reach the appropriate marketing managers at the right
time. Discuss.
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In order to promote an event as tourism attraction (festival), suggest effective marketing
strategies to attract maximum number of visitors.
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7. In order to promote eco - tourism in a national park, briefly describe the cost - effective
physical planning process.
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Discuss the operation concept of physical carrying capacity in tourism planning
undertaken in certain tourist destinations in South Asia in recent past.
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8. What do you mean by sampling design ? What points should be taken into consideration
while developing the sample design for studying the problems of domestic airline
passengers ?
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You have been assigned the task of finding the various problems of tourists at any
tourist destination of India. Design a suitable questionnaire to be used in this study.
Also suggest some guiding considerations in the construction of questionnaire ?
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9. The turbulent business environment of tourism industry demands professional
management of change in travel companies. Elaborate.
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Discuss the roles of a travel manager and managerial skills required therein.
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10. How is the finance function in a firm organised ? What are the main functions that
financial officer performs in an international standard travel agency ?
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By discussing aims and objectives of Tourism Finance Corporation of India (TFCI),
explain how does TFCI help to promote tourism in the country ?
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PARTB
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Note : This part has only one question of 40 marks to be answered in about (800) Eight
hundred words.
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11. How are national and international organisations involved in human resource
management and development in tourism and also examine how future changes in
work patterns and tourist behaviour will effect human resource training in tourism.
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Briefly describe a range of sustainable practices and principles in global tourism business
undertaken in recent past and state the major difficulties of achieving sustainable tourism
in India. Illustrate your answer with suitable examples.
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Explain the importance of the environment as a tourism resource. To what extent
is the natural environment at risk from tourism development in less developed
countries ? Cite example to illustrate your case.
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Space For Rough Work

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2 27 52 77
3 28 53 78
4 29 54 79
5 30 55 80
6 31 56 81
7 32 57 82
8 33 58 83
9 34 59 84
10 35 60 85
11 36 61 86
12 37 62 87
13 38 63 88
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