ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING TRAVEL AND TOURISM CRUISE PROJECT Mr. Sherpinsky’s Sports/Entertainment Marketing Class.

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<p>ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING TRAVEL AND TOURISM CRUISE PROJECT</p> <p>ENTERTAINMENT MARKETING TRAVEL AND TOURISM CRUISE PROJECTMr. SherpinskysSports/EntertainmentMarketing Class</p> <p>GoalsDuring the course of this project, you will begin to gain a better understanding of the cruise industry and its impact on the entertainment industry and economy of the United States and other countries.Objectives: Your objective for this project is to design a cruise ship, cruise itinerary, shore excursions, and activities for a cruise line. </p> <p>Cruise Industry OverviewCruising is a multi-billion dollar industry Continues to grow and gain popularity around the world.Cruising is good for local economies in ports-of-call all over the globe.Cruise lines provide jobs for tens-of-thousands of people.</p> <p>Cruise ShipsCruise lines and cruise ships are very diverse.Mega-ships are becoming popular with cruise lines such as Royal Caribbean and Carnival because they appeal to a mass market.Smaller ships are becoming more popular with cruise lines such as Windstar because they appeal more to an older and wealthier clientele.</p> <p>Cruise ItinerariesStandard cruise itineraries last anywhere from 3 nights to 21 nights.The longer the cruise, the more expensive the cruise becomes.Cruising is popular with singles, families, newlyweds, retirees. There is a cruise available for almost any age group, price range, or interest. </p> <p>ChallengeYour task is to design a cruise for Council Rock Cruise Lines that will appeal to a family of 4</p> <p>ChallengeFather, age 40 Market Research AnalystMother, age 39 - TeacherSon, age 10Daughter, age 14</p> <p>Begin Your Research</p> <p>Research five (5) potential destinations to visit on your cruiseAll Cruises start at one of these places:Key West, Florida for the United StatesBarcelona, Spain for Southern EuropeSouthampton, England for Northern Europe</p> <p>Elements (Required)DUE AT END OF CLASS TODAY! (In red)Group Names with a Business Name for Travel GroupDetermine the cruise length. (Must be one of either 7, 10, 12, 14 days)Determine the type of ship (i.e., sail boat, mid-size ship, mega-shipWatch for restrictions in specific ports-of-call)Determine the ports-of-call.Select shore excursions that will be fun for the entire family. (Min. 2 per port of call)Determine which type of cabin you would recommend for this family (i.e., inside, outside, balcony, suite, etc.)Create seven (7) attractions and activities that will be onboard the ship.Create the cruise itinerary (how long will you be at each port-of-call)Describe the dining choices available on the shipExplain your pricing for the different cabin choices offeredCreate a brochure that promotes your cruise ship, cruise itinerary, pricing, activities, shore excursions, dining, etc. Shore ExcursionsEach Port-O-Call must have at least 2 researched and verifiable shore excursions:You can NOT use the same type event more than once. (Snorkeling, windsailing, etc)Event must include the real costsMatch the event to your target audienceInclude a brief explanation of event and what occursMust include a photo of excursion</p> <p>Elements (Required)DUE AT END OF CLASS TODAY! (In red)Group Names with a Business Name for Travel GroupDetermine the cruise length. (Must be one of either 7, 10, 12, 14 days)Determine the type of ship (i.e., sail boat, mid-size ship, mega-shipWatch for restrictions in specific ports-of-call)Determine the ports-of-call.Select shore excursions that will be fun for the entire family. (Min. 2 per port of call)Determine which type of cabin you would recommend for this family (i.e., inside, outside, balcony, suite, etc.)Create seven (7) attractions and activities that will be onboard the ship.Create the cruise itinerary (how long will you be at each port-of-call)Describe the dining choices available on the shipExplain your pricing for the different cabin choices offeredCreate a brochure that promotes your cruise ship, cruise itinerary, pricing, activities, shore excursions, dining, etc. Two Parts to AssignmentPart 1 - Create a brochure that promotes your cruise ship, cruise itinerary, pricing, activities, shore excursions, dining, etc. (This is what you will actually turn in. Be sure your brochure includes all of the information required for this project. Use pictures to help sell your cruise.)Two Parts to AssignmentPart 2 -Presentation: Each group will be responsible for presenting their cruise to the rest of the class.A full and entertaining PowerPoint presentation is expected. The presentation should cover all of the information from above and be 5 minutes in length.</p>

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