scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,512
44128 Introduction to Tourism - General Essay Question 3 - Discuss how changes in air transport since the 1950s are reflected in both leisure and business travel trends The first powered flight was in 1903 and carried out by the famous Wright Brothers Therefore aircrafts are over one century old In the first half of the century progress was extremely fast with frequent breakthroughs and developments In the second half of the century progress was much smaller Aircrafts speed didnt increase and the most significant changes in the industry were newly designed wide bodied planes and turbo engines On the other hand it was only in this century that air transport changed peoples lives In the travel market there are two major classifications of travel purpose these are business and leisure Business travellers usually have a higher need than want to travel as it is important for their jobs They do not have to pay for their travel costs and often travel under short notice This segment includes regular business travelling business travel related to meetings conventions and congresses and finally incentive business travel Leisure travellers usually have a lower need to travel and a much higher want or desire to They pay for their tickets and usually agree to plan their travelling well in advance in order to get a better price This segment includes family and get-away travellers adventurous and educational travellers and gamblers and fun travellers The needs and wants of these travellers may be satisfied by any one of the many modes of transportation for example train ship car bus etc But as mentioned above one of the main methods of travelling between two destinations is by air The airplane had a revolutionary impact on tourism from World War two onwards on both leisure and business travel trends Airlines looked to restart the industry after the war with a much improved aircraft and navigation technology They succeeded and
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA