# Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Senior Secondary 1

Tourism statistics

TERM – 2ND TERM

WEEK SIX

Class: Senior Secondary School 1

Age: 15 years

Duration: 40 minutes of 5 periods each

Date:

Subject: TOURISM

Topic: TOURISM STATISTICS

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES: At the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to

1. Define tourism statistics
2. Explain in details the concept Data collection” and Data representation
3. List the importance of the Tourism statistics.

INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES: Identification, explanation, questions and answers, demonstration, videos from source

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS: Videos, loud speaker, textbook, pictures,

INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES

PERIOD 1-2

 PRESENTATION TEACHER’S ACTIVITY STUDENT’S ACTIVITY STEP 1 INTRODUCTION Teachers should outline in details on tourist statistics, Data collection and representation Students pay attention STEP 2 EXPLANATION Teacher discusses the importance of these tourist statistics. Students pay attention and participate STEP 3 NOTE TAKING The teacher writes a summarized note on the board The students copy the note in their books

NOTE

TOURISM STATISTICS

Data collection and representation

Tourism statistics for destinations like Obudu Cattle Ranch can be collected through various methods, including surveys, visitor counts, hotel occupancy rates, and tourism expenditure data. These statistics provide valuable insights into visitor demographics, travel patterns, economic impact, and trends over time.

Data representation involves presenting this information in formats such as tables, charts, graphs, and maps to make it easier to understand and analyze. Common representations include:

1. Bar Charts and Pie Charts: These visually represent data on visitor demographics (e.g., age, gender, nationality) or types of activities engaged in during the visit (e.g., hiking, sightseeing, cultural experiences).
2. Line Graphs: Useful for showing trends over time, such as annual visitor numbers or fluctuations in hotel occupancy rates throughout the year.
3. Maps: Geographic information system (GIS) maps can display visitor origins, popular tourist routes, or spatial distribution of tourism-related businesses and attractions.
4. Tables: Presenting raw data in tables allows for detailed examination and comparison of different variables, such as visitor numbers by month or visitor expenditure by category.

Importance of Tourism statistics

Tourism statistics are important for various reasons:

1. Economic impact: They provide insights into the economic contribution of tourism, including revenue generated, employment opportunities created, and its overall contribution to GDP.
2. Planning and development: Tourism statistics help governments, businesses, and communities plan and develop tourism infrastructure, services, and attractions to meet the needs of visitors and maximize benefits.
3. Marketing and promotion: Data on tourist demographics, preferences, and behaviors help in targeted marketing campaigns and promotional strategies to attract specific market segments and increase visitor numbers.
4. Policy formulation: Governments use tourism statistics to formulate policies related to tourism management, sustainability, environmental protection, and cultural preservation.
5. Monitoring and evaluation: Statistics enable monitoring of tourism trends over time, evaluating the effectiveness of policies and initiatives, and making informed decisions for future development.

EVALUATION: 1. Identify 4 methods of collecting tourist statistics.

1. How can the data collected be represented.
2. Identify 5 importance of tourist statistics.

CLASSWORK: As in evaluation

CONCLUSION: The teacher commends the students positively