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Travel and Tourism:A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O) with David
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Course Name: Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective

Course Description: This course focuses on travel and tourism as the vehicle for studying selected world regions. Using a variety of geotechnologies and inquiry and communication methods, students will conduct and present case studies that develop their understanding of the unique characteristics of selected world regions; the environmental, cultural, economic, and political factors that influence travel and tourism; and the impact of the travel industry on communities and environments around the world.

Ontario Ministry of Education Curriculum Grades 11 and 12: Canadian and World Studies outline for Travel and Tourism: A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O).

Course Code: CGG3O

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Textbook Used: Canada Travels: Issues and Destinations


Unit 1: Introduction to Travel and Tourism

  1. Welcome
  2. Introductions with your teacher and student peers.
  3. Log into your Google Drive cloud computing space and open the Connections and Expectations page. If you are using Microsoft Office 360, Microsoft OneDrive or another cloud computing service, please ask your teacher to send you a digital version of the Connections and Expectations page.
  4. Student Survey for Geographic Knowledge.
  5. Unit 1:Introduction to Travel and Tourism
  6. Maps of the World labelled.

Unit 2: The Significance of the Travel and Tourism Industry

  1. Unit 2:The Significance of the Travel and Tourism Industry

Unit 3: Culminating Unit

  1. Evaluation: Map of the World Test
  2. Culminating Unit Select a topic relating to geography, travel and/or tourism.
  3. Complete a work log entry each time you work on your CU.
  4. CU Topics Selected by Students
  • Adam- managing a tourist resort
  • Isaac - ?
  • Inderpal - Sporting Events and Tourism- Olympic Games
  • Jamie - Ecotourism and Whale Watching
  • Jesse - ?
  • Kayla - ?
  • Keisha - Tips for Women Who Travel
  • Manjinder - Marketing Tourism
  • Manjot - Crime, tourism and prostitution
  • Matthew H. - Crime and Tourism - Gang Violence and Tourism
  • Surinder - destination Australia


The following are some exemplars (student examples) of CU projects.

Unit 4: The Sinister Side of Tourism

  1. Unit 4:The Sinister Side of Tourism

Unit 5: Ecotourism

  1. Unit 5:Ecotourism , Sustainable Development,Code of Behaviour for Tourists,Ecological Footprint

Unit 6: Impact of Tourism on Culture in Urban and Rural Centres

  1. Unit 6: Impact of Tourism on Culture in Urban and Rural Centres

Unit 7: Careers in the Travel and Tourism Industry

  1. Unit 7:Careers in the Travel and Tourism Industry

Unit 8: Tourism Planning and Marketing

  1. Unit 8:Tourism Planning and Marketing
  2. Unit 8: In class activity demonstrating how to construct a survey for tourism planning and marketing

Unit 9: The Caribbean and Cruise Ships and GIS Mapping Skills

  1. Unit 9:The Caribbean and Cruise Ships

Unit 10:Travelling Using Geotechnologies

  1. Unit 10:Travelling Using Geotechnologies

Summative Assessment

  1. Review exercise for the summative assessment for Travel and Tourism:A Regional Geographic Perspective (CGG3O) with David