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Review&Questions&Chapter&28&&1. What'is'the'difference'between'an'event'and'a'meeting?'An'event'is'a'destination'and'the'meeting'is'the'audience'2. What'is'the'purpose'of'meeting'and'event'planners?'They'ensure'the'purpose'of'the'event'is'achieved'seamlessly''3. What'are'conventions?'A'special'type'of'meeting'held'in'a'specific'location'4. What'is'an'example'of'a'convention?'A'trade'show'5. What'is'a'conference?'Large'business'or'educational'meetings'without'a'tradeshow.'6. How'long'do'conferences'last?'They'may'last'anywhere'from'a'single'day'to'several'days,'but'they'are'all'held'at'one'venue'7. What'fraction'of'all'air'travel'represents'passengers'attending'a'meeting'or'convention?'¼'8. What'fraction'of'all'hotel'room'income'is'represented'by'guests'attending'meetings?'1/3'9. How'does'business'travel'impact'the'economy?'It'creates'2.4'million'jobs,'injects'more'than'$240'billion'into'the'national'economy'annually'and'generates'$39'billion'in'federal,'state'and'local'tax'revenues.'10. How'do'meetings'and'events'impact'the'economy?'They'generate'$27'billion'in'wages'that'are'critical'to'local'economies'across'the'country,'provide'$16'billion'in'tax'revenue'and'support'over'200'local'convention'centers'around'the'country'11. 'What'do'suppliers'represent?'The'destination'or'venue'hosting'the'event'12. 'Who'employs'buyers?'The'organizations'that'plan'meetingsP'large'corporations,'industry'associations,'government'industries,'etc.''13. 'What'does'MPI'stand'for'and'what'do'they'do?'Meeting'Professionals'International,'it’s'the'leading'international'organizational'of'meeting'planners'and'its'membership'reflects'the'balance'between'planners'and'supplier'members'14. 'What'does'SMERF'stand'for?'Social,'Military,'Educational,'Religious,'and'Fraternal'groups'15. What'are'the'three'aspects'of'work'that'employees'consider'as'most'important?'a) Exciting'and'challenging'work'b) A'chance'to'learn'and'grow'c) Great'people'to'work'with'16. What'is'a'major'benefit'of'a'successful'meeting?'Improvements'in'the'corporate'culture'17. ''What'do'planners'do?'They'coordinate'every'detail'of'meetings'and'conventions,'from'the'speakers'and'meeting'location'to'arranging'for'printed'materials'and'audiovisual'equipment'18. 'What'is'the'first'step'in'planning'a'meeting?'Determining'the'purpose,'message'or'impression'that'sponsoring'organizations'want'to'communicate'19. 'What'is'the'net'step'in'planning'a'meeting?'Choose'speakers,'entertainment,'and'content'and'arrange'the'program'to'present'the'organizations'information'in'the'most'effective'way'20. 'What'does'RFP'stand'for'and'what'does'it'do?'Request'for'Proposal,'it'states'the'meeting'dates'and'outline'the'planner'needs'for'the'meeting'or'convention.''21. 'What'is'a'precise'measurement'of'meeting'success?'Return'on'investment,'or'how'much'was'made'22. 'Why'is'marketing'less'important'for'corporate'meeting'planners?'Employees'are'generally'required'to'attend'company'meetings'23. 'Who'is'responsible'for'achieving'organizational'success?'The'meeting'planner'24. 'What'is'the'International'Special'Event'Society?'The'leading'international'professional'association'representing'event'an d'meeting'professionals.''25. 'What'started'the'growth'of'event'sponsorship?'Summer'Olympics'in'LA,'1985'26. 'What'do'exclusive'or'title'sponsors'do?'Pay'a'premium'fee'to'have'their'name'as'part'of'the'event'27. 'What'do'InPKind'sponsors'do?'Provide'products'or'services'free'of'charge,'helps'lower'expenses'of'events'28. 'What'is'advancing'operations'and'increasing'profit'margins'in'meetings'and'event'management?'Technology'29. 'Can'a'meeting'planner'be'a'supplier'and'a'buyer?'Yes'30. 'Who'do'suppliers'work'for?'Hotels'31. 'What'are'the'two'components'of'a'hotel?'Sales'and'convention'services'32. 'What is a well-organized event?'An event that gives the community a sense of pride – the hospitality sector is improved significantly 33. What do Education planners do?'Set up the agenda for the meeting'Chapter 31 34. How many passengers does the cruise industry have annually? 14 million 35. What percent of North Americans have taken a cruise? Less than 18% 36. What is the largest cruise ship today? The Allure of the Seas 37. Where are many of the larger cruise ships built? Finland 38. What percent of adults have never taken a cruise? 83% 39. What percentage of cruisers are Americans? 70% 40. What is included in the price of cruises? Meals, activities, and entertainment 41. What were cruise ships meant for originally? A method of transportation to bring people and their cargo from one destination to another 42. What showed the world a different perspective on cruising? The television show, the Love Boat 43. What did Carnival Cruise lines do to show the world a different perspective on cruising?They introduced the boat as a destination itself, passengers do not have to get off the boat. 44. How is the size of a ship measured? Using gross tonnage or GRT 45. What are tenders? Small boats that take passengers from the cruise ships to shore if the ship is too large to dock 46. What are cabins on ships called? Staterooms 47. What are the beds in staterooms called? Berths 48. What is CLIA and what is their goal? Cruise Lines International Association, their main goal is to market the cruise vacation experience 49. What three categories does CLIA divide cruises into? a) Contemporary cruises b) Luxury c) Premium 50. What are the differences between Luxury and Premium cruises? The quality, service, amenities and itineraries. Premium cruises tend to visit more exotic places 51. What is the flag of convince?Ships that are registered in other countries so its cheaper and labor laws are different 52. What two countries are the most popular for the flag of convince? Panama and Liberia 53. What is the largest cruise line? Carnival Cruises, with 23 ships 54. Which cruise line has the largest ships? Royal Caribbean 55. Why and when did cruising to Alaska become so popular? After 9/11 because Americans felt safer cruising in their own waters 56. What are some trends in cruising? Voyages to Antarctica, more large resort ships, flexible dining options, etc. 57. What are the two career options you have with cruising? You can work on the ship or on land 58. Why are there fewer ports for ships to leave from? They’ve gotten too large 59. These new ships have expanded the activities to what? Shopping, pool, and gambling 60. Why does the cruising industry have some great potential?


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