USEFUL WEBSITES FOR ONLINE EXERCISES:


A FUNNY HONEYMOON PACKAGE
Just to break the ice... Let's start with a funny video course! Enjoy it!

BBC ENGLISH FOR TOURISM
This mini-course introduces different aspects of English for tourism, working on main language points and important vocabulary through a variety of topics related to the tourist industry.

ENGLISH FOR TOURISM
Choose the topic on the left and click on it.

TRAVEL WITH MR BEAN!
Watch the video. Then download this file and do the exercises.

http://www.englishfortourismstudies.blogspot.com/
This blog is meant for everybody who is interested in the teaching-learning of English for Tourism.

http://www.eslflow.com/Tourismlessons.html
Tourism lessons for ESL students

ENGLISH FOR MY JOB
We created this website for people who work in restaurants, bars, hotels, cafes, airports, and anywhere else where you might have to talk to customers in English. Whether you want to improve your English to get a job, or to do your job better, this site is for you. All of the exercises are free , so pick a category on the left and start practicing :)

JOB INTERVIEWS IN TOURISM
"Good" and "bad" interviews

FIND A REAL JOB IN ONE OF THE WORLD'S TOP HOTELS

WELCOME TO LONDON ('Welcome to London' is an intermediate English language course allowing users to practise their reading, listening and pronunciation skills. It follows two characters through a series of situations as they arrive and settle down in the city.)

FIRST SIGHTS, SECOND THOUGHTS (We hear about life in Britain as seen through the eyes of her immigrant population, people from many different cultures and countries. In this series we discover if their ‘first sights’ of Britain matched their expectations. Immigrants from India, Guyana, Mexico, Germany, Pakistan, Botswana and Iran tell us about their first impressions.)

TRAVEL AND TOURISM: ORAL AND WRITTEN TEXTS AND EXERCISES

LISTENING - HOSTELWORLD PODCASTS
Presented by Hostelworld.com Editor and other members of the Hostelworld team, these award-winning podcasts are recorded in cities all over the world with people who tell us about things unique to their city. And in our London and New York City city guide podcasts Colm tells you what not to miss there and more.

TRAVEL VIDEOS
Presented by Hostelworld, these city guide travel videos give you information on how to save money, the best bars and restaurants and more in the world's top cities. Also, get a taste for other destinations and hear what backpackers have to say in other travel videos.

E-MAIL WRITING
An email which gives details of a business trip

LETTER OF COMPLAINT
Read the email carefully and check out any vocabulary you don't know.

HOLIDAY BROCHURE (punctuation and capital letters)
Click on Start, select Holiday brochure, click on No timer, read the instructions and click on them. Then read the letter and the number of capital letters and full stops to find. Click on Down or Up to scroll the test. Click on the spaces where to add a full stop and on the letters to be written in capital letters. Click on the icon Listen to listen to the text.

LISTEN TO SOME "POD-CARDS" ABOUT THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES
PodCards are audio post cards that you can download to your i Pod . They contains information about a particular town or city from different countries around the world or biographies of famous people or events that make these places famous.

CITIES AROUND THE WORLD
A series of exercises based on descriptions of 30 American cities. Learn/practise English and learn about U.S. cities at the same time.

AIRPORT ENGLISH
Practise these English phrases before you travel to English speaking destinations.

AIRPORTS IN LONDON
How to move from one airport to the other. Transfers from/to Luton to/from Stansted


Get to Know your Cards and Papers in English

Some countries have identity cards (IC). Some countries have identity documents (usually called ID). Other countries accept a driver’s license as identity. If you are travelling to another country, you probably need a passport. Practise saying these words before you travel to an English speaking country.

VISA WAIVER PROGRAM

International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program are now subject to enhanced security requirements. All eligible travelers who wish to travel under the Visa Waiver Program must apply for authorization

Borsa Internazionale del Turismo - Milan, 18-21 February 2010


BIT CHANNEL

The Web TV of the International Tourism Exchange projects you into the world of travel with the offers from the professionals who will be present at Bit 2009 and the advice and experience of those who travel. The global tourism community is waiting for you, with your videos, and you yourself as a participant and even the star.

TOURISM IN ITALY


http://www.enit.it/default.asp?lang=UK
Italian Government Tourist Board - English version.

ITALY CITY GUIDES

Brief introduction to Italian cities and Lakes, shopping, restaurants and hotels.

ITALY AUDIO TOURS

Listen to downloadble audio tours and maps about Rome, Florence and Venice.

TOURS OF ITALY


TOURISM IN BERGAMO

Find out landmarks and other attractions in your city!

SIGHTSEEING GUIDED TOUR IN BERGAMO

5-hour guided tour

VIDEO ABOUT BERGAMO (IN ITALIAN, BY RAI TV)


DISCOVER TOURISM IN LOMBARDY

All what you need to know about tourism in Lombardy. Click on English version on top right.


EVERYTHING ABOUT MILAN




USEFUL WEBSITES FOR RESEARCH WORK


THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND

http://www.touristinformationcentres.com/
The United Kingdom and Ireland offer visitors a wealth of choices; for accommodation, tourist attractions, entertainment, transport, dining, business facilities, drinking venues, fitness centres, therapy, shopping and speciality celebrations. Here at Tourist Information Centres, we offer visitors clear details to assist with planning. Details you want to know, not advertising. So if you are planning a business trip, historical adventure, family holiday, wedding or simply an evening out, this is the place to start planning.

http://www.visitlondon.com/maps/tourist_information/
London is a major travel gateway, so as well as information on London, tourist information centres can provide information about England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland and most countries worldwide. It's also well worth picking up a copy of London Planner , Visit London and VisitBritain's free monthly guide to what's on in the capital.

http://www.edinburgh.org/practical/tics/
All you need to know about how to get to Edinburgh and other handy tips from The Official Tourist Board.

http://www.visitbritain.co.uk/things-to-see-and-do/interests/museums-and-galleries/britains-top-cities-for-museums-and-galleries/index.aspx
Museums and galleries in British cities and towns.

http://www.discoverireland.com/gb/
Everything you need to know about Tourism in Ireland

Webquest about Visit to cultural London

THE USA AND REST OF THE WORLD


ttp://www.towd.com/
The Tourism Offices Worldwide Directory is your guide to official tourist information sources: government tourism offices, convention and visitors bureaus, chambers of commerce, and similar organizations that provide free, accurate, and unbiased travel information to the public. Businesses such as travel agents, tour operators, and hotels are not included.


http://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/
Get advice from real travellers — more than 15,000,000 travellers from 190 countries!

http://www.australia.com/index.aspx
Australia's Official Tourism Website

http://www.antor.org/
Travel portal to the world. Inside you will find comprehensive information for visitors and travellers wishing to visit all the countries listed.

http://www.smartertravel.com/travel-guides/
Lots of links to many holiday destinations all over the world.

http://www.discoveramerica.com/uk/
THE OFFICIAL TRAVEL AND TOURISM WEBSITE OF THE UNITED STATES

Webquest about a weekend in New York.

USEFUL DICTIONARY FOR TOURISM TERMS: http://www.travel-industry-dictionary.com/