2-7-14 Hospitality and Tourism Warm Up
1. What was the world’s first rollercoaster? Where was it located? • Name the first steam-powered ship. Who built it? • By what term were the first small hotels known? 4. What decade is considered the beginning of the Jet Age?
5. In what decade, and state was Coney Island amusement park built? 6. In what year was the American Automobile Association founded? 7. What happened at Kitty Hawk, NC in 1903? 8. In what year did Henry Ford introduce the Model T?
9. What two countries are connected by the Chunnel? • What was the name of the first supersonic passenger airplane? When was it in service? • Who started a major hotel chain in Memphis, Tennessee in 1952? What was the name of the chain? • How did the Great Depression affect the travel industry?