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1 Unit Standard Level: 2 Credit: 4 Version: 2 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations School: Student Name: Date of Assessment: ATTTO Unit Standard 3727 ATTTO Setting the standard for training in Aviation, Tourism, Travel and Museums Moderated by SSB (i.e. ATTTO) May 2010

2 24729 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations Level: 2 Credit: 4 Version: 2 Student Name: NZQA Number: Attempts Element 1 Element 2 Element 3 Submission 1 C / NYC C / NYC C / NYC Submission 2 C / NYC C / NYC C / NYC Overall Competency Achieved Date Achieved Assessor Signature Moderation To comply with the moderation process assessors should ensure the following: Written evidence is provided. A record of any oral testing is made. Image and/or audio recording of any observation or role play is made. Appeal Process and Re-submission Policy The student should be referred to the appeal process and/or the re-submission policy of the provider. Evidence Validity Where any assessment, or part of any assessment, is carried out under non controlled conditions, students are required to sign a declaration stating the work they have submitted is their own original work and any material that has been reproduced has been fully referenced. Student Declaration I hereby certify that all the work included in this assessment is my own original work. I have not copied the assessment or any part of it or have allowed or will allow any other student to copy any part of the assessment. I have correctly acknowledged and referenced all sources of information used. Signature Name Date ATTTO Setting the standard for training in Aviation, Tourism, Travel and Museums Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 1 of 18

3 24729 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations Level: 2 Credit: 4 Version: 2 Elements to be assessed: 1, 2 and 3 1 Resources and/or equipment which can be used for this assessment The following resources may be useful when completing this assessment: ATTTO Student Manual for US available from ATTTO. 2 The required conditions relating to the assessment Assessment against this unit standard must be carried out under controlled conditions. Controlled conditions means that the student is supervised during the assessment. For assessment purposes the maps used may not contain the information required by the performance criteria within the unit standard, such as country, region, or city names. For assessment purposes this unit standard excludes New Zealand. 3 Method of assessment Written or oral completion of the assessment tasks, answers must be in students own words. 4 Definitions from unit standard Regions refers to those five regions specified by the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Africa, Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, Middle East. Gateway city refers to the main port of arrival into a country. Attractions refers to both constructed and natural attractions existing at a destination which are of interest to tourists. For example constructed attractions may include museums, buildings, zoos; natural attractions may include forests, lakes, geothermal areas. Activities refers to commercial activities at a destination which are of interest to tourists. For example excursions, ballooning, boat cruise, nature trek, city tour. Events refers to staged events which occur on a regular basis at a destination which are of interest to tourists. For example exhibitions, festivals, tradeshows. Attraction, activity and event features may include but are not limited to what there is to see and do, location, duration, time of year, facilities/services available, opening hours, price range. Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 2 of 18

4 Element 1 Locate regions, countries, and gateway cities. Task 1 (1.1, 1.2 & 1.3) Maps are provided in APPENDIX A at the end of this assessment, or you may use those approved/provided by your teacher. Regions of the World (1.1) a) On a world map locate the following five (5) regions by shading each WTO region a different colour or clearly distinguishing between the WTO regions by some other means. Africa Americas Asia/Pacific (East Asia and the Pacific) Europe Middle East Countries of the Regions of the World (1.2 & 1.3) b) On the regional maps: from the countries listed in the table on the following page locate the six (6) countries listed for each WTO region. for each country, locate at least one (1) gateway city from those listed on the following page. Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 3 of 18

5 Regions and Countries Gateway Cities Africa 1. Algeria Algiers 2. Kenya Nairobi 3. South Africa Capetown or Johannesburg 4. Morocco Rabat or Casablanca 5. Tunisia Tunis 6. Mauritius Port Louis Americas 1. Brazil Rio de Janeiro 2. Canada Vancouver or Toronto 3. Mexico Mexico City 4. United States of America Los Angeles, New York or Washington 5. Argentina Buenos Aires 6. Puerto Rico San Juan Asia/Pacific (East Asia and the Pacific) 1. Australia Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth 2. India New Delhi or Mumbai 3. Indonesia Jakarta 4. Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 5. Thailand Bangkok 6. Hong Kong Hong Kong Europe 1. France Paris 2. Germany Berlin or Frankfurt 3. Italy Rome or Milan 4. Spain Madrid or Barcelona 5. Turkey Istanbul or Ankara 6. United Kingdom London or Manchester Middle East 1. Bahrain Al Manama 2. Egypt Cairo 3. Saudi Arabia Riyadh 4. United Arab Emirates Dubai 5. Syria Damascas 6. Jordan Anman Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 4 of 18

6 Element 2 Identify the significance of regions and countries of the world as tourism generating markets and host destinations. Range: generating markets departure numbers or expenditure. host destinations arrival numbers, international tourism receipts. Task 2 (2.1 & 2.2) The statistics required for this task have been sourced from the WTO Tourism highlights 2008 Edition. Generating Markets and Host Destinations Generating Markets Departure numbers (million) Africa Americas Asia/Pacific Europe Middle East a) Rank the five (5) WTO regions of the world, from highest to lowest, based on tourist departure numbers in (Highest) (Lowest) b) Which region of the world experienced the highest increase in departure numbers in 2007? (2.1) (2.1) Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 5 of 18

7 Host Destinations Tourist Arrivals (million) Tourism Receipts (US$ million) Africa 41,369 44,430 24,602 28,292 Americas 135, , , ,137 Asia/Pacific 166, , , ,934 Europe 462, , , ,404 Middle East 40,930 47,633 29,881 34,212 c) Rank the five (5) WTO regions of the world, from highest to lowest, based on tourist arrival numbers in (Highest) (Lowest) (2.1) d) Which regions of the world experienced a decline in arrival numbers in 2007? (2.1) e) Which region of the world experienced the highest increase in arrival numbers in 2007? (2.1) Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 6 of 18

8 f) Rank the five (5) WTO regions of the world, from highest to lowest, based on tourism receipts in (Highest) (Lowest) (2.1) Generating Markets and Host Countries Host Destinations Tourist Arrivals (million) Tourism Receipts (US$ million) Austria 20,269 20,766 16,643 18,887 Australia 17,840 22,244 China 49,913 54,720 33,949 41,919 France 78,900 81,900 46,345 54,228 Germany 23,498 24,420 32,801 36,029 Italy 41,058 43,654 38,130 42,651 Mexico 21,353 21,424 12,177 12,901 Spain 58,190 59,193 51,122 57,795 Turkey 18,916 22,248 16,853 18,487 Ukraine 18,936 23,122 3,485 4,597 United Kingdom 30,654 30,677 33,695 37,617 United States 50,977 55,986 85,720 96,712 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 7 of 18

9 g) Rank the top eight (8) countries, from highest to lowest, in terms of tourism receipts in (Highest) (Lowest) h) Rank the top eight (8) countries, from highest to lowest, in terms of tourist arrival numbers in (Highest) (Lowest) (2.2) (2.2) i) Which countries of the world experienced a decline in arrival numbers in 2007? (2.2) Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 8 of 18

10 Generating Markets Tourism Expenditure (US$ billion) Canada China France Germany Italy Japan Korea, Republic of Russian Federation United Kingdom United States j) Rank the top eight (8) countries, from highest to lowest, in terms of tourism expenditure in (Highest) (Lowest) (2.2) k) Which countries experienced a decrease in tourism expenditure in 2007? (2.2) Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 9 of 18

11 Element 3 Identify and describe tourist attractions, activities and events. Range: evidence is required for five countries. Task 3 (3.1, 3.2 & 3.3) WTO Region Tourist Attractions, Activities and Events For one (1) country in each of the WTO regions listed below you need to provide information that would benefit tourists. Africa Americas Asia/Pacific (East Asia and the Pacific) Europe Middle East How you choose to present the information for each country is up to you and your teacher. You could choose to create: Question and answer cards for a quiz or board game Posters One (1) poster per country (ideally A4 size) A PowerPoint presentation Web page One (1) page per country (ideally Printable A4 size pages) For each country, you must include information which describes the features of tourist attractions, activities and events as listed on the following page Examples of features may be: What there is to see and do Location Time of year, duration, opening hours, price range Facilities/services available Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 10 of 18

12 a) ATTRACTIONS (3.1) Identify two (2) constructed attractions Identify one (1) natural attraction For each attraction, describe at least three (3) features. Examples of: Constructed attractions = museums, monuments, historic buildings. Natural attractions = waterfalls, lakes, mountains. b) ACTIVITIES (3.2) Identify two (2) different activities For each activity, describe at least three (3) features. Examples of commercial activities = excursions, boat cruises, nature treks, city tours. Sample answer: Captain Tama s Lagoon Cruise (Rarotonga, Cook Islands) Features include: - Cruise by glass bottom boat to the Marine Reserve. - Trips depart daily (except Sunday), they start at 11.00am and finish at 3.30pm. - Snorkel with giant clams and colourful reef fish. Snorkelling gear is provided. - Enjoy a fresh fish BBQ lunch with salads and local fruits. Source: c) EVENTS (3.3) Identify two (2) events For each event, describe at least three (3) features. Sample answer: Maeva Nui Festival (Cook Islands) Features include: - This is an annual event to celebrate the declaration of self-governance in It is held at the start of August and has a week long programme. - The programme includes colourful float parades, drumming and dance performances, as well as sporting as other cultural activities. Source: End of Assessment Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 11 of 18

13 APPENDIX A: 1. Map of The World (1.1) 2 WTO Region Map 1 (1.2 & 1.3) 3. WTO Region Map 2 (1.2 & 1.3) 4. WTO Region Map 3 (1.2 & 1.3) 5. WTO Region Map 4 (1.2 & 1.3) 6. WTO Region Map 5 (1.2 & 1.3) Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 12 of 18

14 WORLD MAP Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 13 of 18

15 WTO Region Map 1 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 14 of 18

16 WTO Region Map 2 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 15 of 18

17 WTO Region Map 3 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 16 of 18

18 WTO Region Map 4 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 17 of 18

19 WTO Region Map 5 Moderated: Jan 2009 Edition 4 Published August 2011 Page 18 of 18

20 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations Level: 2 Credit: 4 Version: 2 US v2 Assessment Schedule Element 1 Locate regions, countries, and gateway cities. Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement Any map accepted/supplied by the assessor may be used, however it may not contain the information required by the PC s within the unit standard such as country, region or city names. A WTO regions location map attached in appendix AA (page 8) of this assessment schedule. PC 1.1 The five regions are located on a map of the world. Task 1 a) Locations below to be clearly marked on a world map: Americas Africa Asia/Pacific (East Asia and the Pacific) Europe Middle East Five (5) regions must be correctly located on a map in accordance with their WTO geographical position. PC 1.2 Six countries in each of the regions are located on a map of the world. Task 1 b) The following locations to be clearly marked on regional maps: Six (6) countries in the Americas Six (6) countries in Africa Six (6) countries in Asia/Pacific Six (6) countries in Europe Six (6) countries in the Middle East Six (6) countries in each region must be correctly located on a map. A total of 30 countries overall. Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 1 of 14

21 US v2 Assessment Schedule Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement PC 1.3 A gateway city in each of the located countries is located on a map of the world. Range 30 located countries as located for performance criterion 1.2 evidence is required for one gateway city per country. Task 1 b) The student must locate gateway cities for each country identified in the table. One (1) gateway city for each of the countries identified in the tables must be correctly located on a map. A total of 30 gateway cities located correctly overall. Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 2 of 14

22 US v2 Assessment Schedule Element 2 Range: Identify the significance of regions and countries of the world as tourism generating markets and host destinations. generating markets departure numbers or expenditure. host destinations arrival numbers, international tourism receipts. Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement The following answers relate to the WTO Tourism Highlights 2008 Edition. Any WTO statistics supplied by the assessor may be used. Answers will vary depending on the statistics used. PC 2.1 Regions of the world are identified in terms of their significance as tourism generating markets and host destinations. Task 2 Generating Markets & Host Destinations a b c Departure numbers 1. Europe 2. Asia/Pacific 3. Americas 4. Middle East 5. Africa Europe Arrival numbers 1. Europe 2. Asia/Pacific 3. Americas 4. Middle East 5. Africa d e f None Europe Tourism Receipts 1. Europe 2. Asia/Pacific 3. Americas 4. Middle East 5. Africa Task answered correctly. Answers need to reflect rankings according the WTO statistics used. Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 3 of 14

23 US v2 Assessment Schedule Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement PC 2.2 Countries of the world are identified in terms of their significance as tourism generating markets and host destinations. Range evidence is required for eight countries. Generating Markets & Host Countries g h Tourism receipts 1. United States 2. Spain 3. France 4. Italy 5. China 6. United Kingdom 7. Germany 8. Australia Tourism Arrival Numbers 1. France 2. Spain 3. United States 4. China 5. Italy 6. United Kingdom 7. Germany 8. Ukraine i j k None Tourism Expenditure 1. Germany 2. United States 3. United Kingdom 4. France 5. China 6. Italy 7. Japan 8. Canada Japan Task answered correctly. Evidence is required for a minimum of eight countries. Answers to reflect rankings according the WTO statistics used. Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 4 of 14

24 US v2 Assessment Schedule Element 3 Range Identify and describe tourist attractions, activities, and events. one country in each of the five regions. Performance Criteria PC 3.1 Attractions are identified and described in terms of their features. Range evidence is required for two constructed attractions and one natural attraction per country. Task 3a) ATTRACTIONS Evidence For one (1) country in each WTO region listed below, the student is to provide information which describes the features of two (2) constructed attractions and one (1) natural attraction. Africa Americas Asia/Pacific Europe Middle East Examples of: Constructed attractions = museums, monuments, historic buildings. Natural attractions = waterfalls, lakes, mountains. For each country: Judgement Two (2) constructed attractions are correctly identified and described in terms of their features. One (1) natural attraction is correctly identified and described in terms of its features. For each attraction a minimum of three (3) features must be given. Information about the attraction provided by students (other than country and city location), may vary. Evidence is required for a minimum of five (5) countries. Features may include: What there is to see and do Location Time of year Duration Opening hours Price range Facilities/services available Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 5 of 14

25 US v2 Assessment Schedule Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement PC 3.2 Activities are identified and described in terms of their features. Range evidence is required for two activities per country. Task 3b) ACTIVITIES For one (1) country in each WTO region listed below, the student is to provide information which describes the features two (2) activities. Africa Americas Asia Pacific Europe Middle East Examples of commercial activities = excursions, boat cruises, nature treks, city tours. Sample answer: Captain Tama s Lagoon Cruise (Rarotonga, Cook Islands) Features include: - Cruise by glass bottom boat to the Marine Reserve. - Trips depart daily (except Sunday), they start at 11.00am and finish at 3.30pm. - Snorkel with giant clams and colourful reef fish. Snorkelling gear is provided. - Enjoy a fresh fish BBQ lunch with salads and local fruits. Source: For each country: Two (2) activities are identified and described in terms of their features. For each activity a minimum of three (3) features must be given. Information about the activity provided by students (other than country and city location), may vary. Evidence is required for a minimum of five (5) countries. Features may include: What there is to see and do Location Time of year Duration Opening hours Price range Facilities/services available Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 6 of 14

26 US v2 Assessment Schedule Performance Criteria Evidence Judgement PC 3.3 Events are identified and described in terms of their features. Range evidence is required for two events per country. Task 3c) EVENTS For one (1) country in each WTO region listed below, the student is to provide information which describes the features of two (2) events. Africa Americas Asia Pacific Europe Middle East Sample answer: Maeva Nui Festival (Rarotonga, Cook Islands) Features include: - This is an annual event to celebrate the declaration of selfgovernance in It is held at the start of August and has a week long programme. - The programme includes colourful float parades, drumming and dance performances, as well as sporting and other cultural activities. Source: For each country: Two (2) events are identified and described in terms of their features. For each event a minimum of three (3) features must be given. Information about the event provided by students (other than country and city location), may vary. Evidence is required for a minimum of five (5) countries. Features may include: What there is to see and do Location Time of year Duration Opening hours Price range Facilities/services available Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 7 of 14

27 US v2 Assessment Schedule APPENDIX AA: 1. Map of The World (WTO Regions) (1.1) 2 WTO Region Map 1 - The Americas (1.2 & 1.3) 3. WTO Region Map 2 - Africa (1.2 & 1.3) 4. WTO Region Map 3 - Europe (1.2 & 1.3) 5. WTO Region Map 4 - Middle East (1.2 & 1.3) 6. WTO Region Map 5 - Asia Pacific (1.2 & 1.3) Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 8 of 14

28 The World - WTO Regions US v2 Assessment Schedule Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August 2011 ASSESSOR USE ONLY 9 of 14

29 US v2 Assessment Schedule WTO Region Map 1 Americas Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August of 14 ASSESSOR USE ONLY

30 US v2 Assessment Schedule WTO Region Map 2 - Africa Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August of 14 ASSESSOR USE ONLY

31 US v2 Assessment Schedule WTO Region Map 3 - Europe Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August of 14 ASSESSOR USE ONLY

32 US v2 Assessment Schedule WTO Region Map 4 Middle East Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August of 14 ASSESSOR USE ONLY

33 US v2 Assessment Schedule WTO Region Map 5 Asia Pacific Moderated: Jan Edition 4 Published August of 14 ASSESSOR USE ONLY

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