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Tourism ] - Tourism The French define tourism as “the art to satisfy the most diverse aspirations which invite man to move out of his daily universe.” The Webster’s dictionary defines tourism as “the guiding or managing of tourists; the promotion or encouragement of touring: the accommodation of tourists.” Both definitions are apt for tourism. The private sector of tourism includes lodging, food, transportation, recreation facilities, attractions, travel agents, and tour operators. These in turn are supported by a variety of specialized services, such as research promotion and printing....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Tourists of the Caribbean: Analysis on Environmental and Economic Effects - Beautiful white sand beaches, comfortable weather, and constant sunshine are but a few reasons which make the Caribbean islands a pristine travel destination. Improvements in technology and travel have made reaching the Caribbean relatively easy and cheap. Barbados to Jamaica, all these island nations have seen an influx of tourists seeking a relaxing vacation. Both negative and positive repercussions have been identified. Research scholars on both sides of the issue have debated whether or not this drastic, and relatively quick rising industry of tourism, is indeed a benefit or a detriment to the host country....   [tags: Tourism]
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How the Coming and Going of Fascism Affected the Tourism Industry in Italy - ... Tourism is always relevant in every culture and must be planned for no matter what crisis the society is in at the current moment or the after math. After the war, all the money that was brought in helped return Italy to a balanced state, which helped Italy prosper economically and develop into something they never thought of before, a tourism mecca. Expansion is a necessary evil, and unfortunately international tourism was needed but almost wasn't attainable during the years leading up to the second world war, there was a sharp decrease in foreign visitors which resulted in a hard hit for the tourism business....   [tags: Italian tourism business, modern times]
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Preference of Freshman Tourism Students of De La Salle Lipa In Choosing a Tourist Destination - The tourism of a country is based in many factors. International demand usually affects the tourism of a place. Most travellers make several outlines in choosing a good destination. Several choices are usually affected by the born of their natural surroundings at home. Too much familiarity usually makes the tourists want to discover and experience a different environment. Each person has a different personalities that make them different from all tourists.The research paper aims to make a clear overview of the perception and preference of different individuals....   [tags: tourist destination, cultural tourism, tourists]
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The Importance of the Tourism Industry for Malaysia - CHAPTER 1 INTRODUCTION This chapter discusses the overview of the research that will be conducted. The background, research problems, research objectives, research questions, limitation of the research and significance of the research are briefly stated. Therefore, this chapter aims to answer why there is a need to conduct the research in the following topic and the importance of the findings of the research to parties involved in the research. Background of the Study Tourism is an information intense processing industry where the supply chain activities are dependent to the information technology to promote tour and travel packages, to process air ticket reservations, hotel reservations, t...   [tags: the role of information technology, internet] 1595 words
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A Review of the Facts and Figures of Tourism - ... Communities in many rural, urban and regional destinations in the world are relatively affected by tourism. Although many literatures has been written on economic impacts of festival, there are other types of impacts including social cultural impacts. Krippendorf (1987) argues that the social effects are so significant that they should be studied first before anything else. Also Craik (1988) argued that it is the social effects of events and not the economic that are probably more important....   [tags: society and culture, traditions] 605 words
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Pros and Cons of International Tourism - INTRODUCTION Tourism is the fastest growing industry and the fastest growing of it is ecotourism. According to the world travel and tourism council, tourism is the world’s largest industry generating 12% of the global gross domestic product. It has been trying to determine tourism due to amorphous nature of the activity and because some business travelers and convection goers can join conferences and tourism class activities. Some scholars have tried to explain tourism although their interpretations are uncertain....   [tags: ecoturism and ecology]
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Art History in Tourism and Leisure - During the late nineteenth-century, Impressionism was influenced by the tourism industry and industry of leisure. The new en plein-air paintings were introduced to many artists earlier that period. This essay will discuss paintings from Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, looking into some of their paintings and the affection from the uprising industries as mentioned. Social unrest in France was a part of history. Monet’s and Renoir’s paintings served as documentary of the emergence social history, depicting the lifestyle of late nineteenth-century France....   [tags: Art History]
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Travel Agent Career - Travel agents facilitate customers to find out best possible travel arrangements. They recommend destinations and make arrangements for the hotel accommodations, car rentals, transportation, and tours for customers. Travelers may book tickets at their booking offices. Additionally, specialty travel groups and resorts use travel agents to endorse travel packages to their clients. Nature of Work Travel agents are expected to know about various destinations. They should be able to advice travelers and guide them to choose their destinations....   [tags: Career Description] 958 words
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The Great State of Utah - Utah is the 45th state in the USA. It became a state on January 4, 1896. The abbreviation of the state Utah is UT. Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah. Salt Lake City is also the largest city in Utah. Utah is the 13th largest state in the USA. Utah’s total population is 2,223,169. Utah is the 34th most populated state in the US. Utah’s major industries are oil, natural gases, mining coal, copper, iron ore, silver, gold, steelmaking, farming cattle, sheep, dairy products, and tourism. Utah’s major rivers are Colorado River and the Green River....   [tags: Travel ]
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Tourism - In general, the political situation of a country is recognized as an important factor that influences tourism development. A stable political condition is a significant requirement that enables a tourist to visit and travel within the destination country (Hall & O’Sullivan, 1996). When the political situation is instable, tourists will perceive negative image that directly effects the tourism industry. As Neumayer (2004) said tourists are sensitive to the negative image of a tourist destination, events of violence can affect tourist destination long after the event has passed and stabilized....   [tags: A Stable Political Condition] 828 words
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Medical Tourism in Southeast Asia - Demand for healthcare has grown globally, associated with rises in income and education attainment among global populations. Changes in demography, such as aging populations in developed countries and shifts in disease burden from infectious to chronic diseases also stimulate the demand for more, high quality health services. The availability of these services in foreign nations at competitive costs combined with the lack of availability, long lines and high costs in their home countries has fuelled a new wave of healthcare consumers: medical tourists....   [tags: health care demand, patients]
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Ecoturism Business: Sustainability and Tourism - In Twenty-First Century, pollution is a big issue in over the world so people are carefully pay more their attention on protecting the environment than ever. Therefore, ecotourism has been introduced to customer by many tourism businesses include hotel, resort, airline or safari. This essay will compare and contrast some tourism business’s sustainable programs such as Eco Beach Resort, Habitat HQ Hostel and Qantas Airline. Then it will discuss the impacts of these sustainable options may have on the consumer’s decision process....   [tags: pollution, environment protection]
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ABC Travel Services - Questions: 1. Summarize the service failures associated with this experience. Be specific (200 words minimum). Answer: To be honest with you, I had had experienced failed customer service several times. This customer had a telephone call to make a flight reservation for his trip to Canada. How come the just to make a flight reservation took an hour in our technological advanced world. The ABC travel service or agent should have to use electronic services together with customer service agent. MR....   [tags: customer service, business leaders]
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Tourism - It is generally agreed that tourism is fragmented. It is made up of various sectors or subsidiaries such as transportation, accommodation, attractions, amenities, catering, entertainment, eating and drinking establishments, shops, activity facilities (Leisure and recreation), and many others. These sectors provide products and service for individuals or groups o tourists who travel away from. Consequently, tourism is an amalgam of the products and services that its various subsectors make available or tourists....   [tags: Traveling, Service Qualities] 1289 words
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Leadership in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry - The tourism and hospitality industry is broad and covers travel, accommodation, foodservice, conferences, and leisure and recreation. This report focuses on the passenger airline sector, the hotel sector and the fast-food sector of the industry as a whole. It examines the current state of these sectors and their existing leadership practices. The issues and challenges which the industry and its leadership is likely to face over the next five to ten years are examined and thus recommendations are made for how these challenges may be responded to....   [tags: Sector Evaluation, Issues, Challenges]
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What is Dental Tourism? - ... Their „target“ countries are Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland. Now, a small but growing number of Americans, prompted by soaring medical costs and low insurance benefits at home, are following suit. They're contributing to the rising popularity of „tooth tourism“, relatively young, but fast-growing global phenomenon in which travelers from wealthier countries, visit less-developed nations for medical care mixed with vacation or business – all at cut-rate prices. Very popular destinations in Europe are Spain and Turkey, too....   [tags: Health, Dentistry, Croatia] 1803 words
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Ecotourism vs Volunteer Tourism - ... Nevertheless, according to Novelli (2005), voluntourism offers a variety of projects for all ages and social groups. Indeed, as reported by Novelli (2005), alongside the projects for young customers there exists a variety of programs necessitating different levels of competence aimed to families, 31-54 and over 55 years old (Baby Boomers). The social classes of these travellers, according to Suhud (2013), are similar to those of eco-tourists: ABC, with a majority of the travellers belonging to groups B and C (fig....   [tags: travelers, compromise, ecosystems]
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The Relationship Between Gastronomy Tourism and How it Affects the Economic Environment of Tourism Destinations - ... This paper will further assist me in exploring the different aspects that make up for the need of gastronomy tourism producers to fulfil the demands of the emerging tourism trend. Literature Review Organizations such as the World Tourism Organization (WTO) and the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) view niche tourism consumption as more beneficial to the host communities as compared to the more traditional forms of mass tourism (Hall and Weiler, 1992; Hall and Lew, 1998). The term ‘niche tourism’ bears a similar concept with ‘niche marketing’....   [tags: attractions, foreigners] 944 words
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The Postive and Negative Effects That Are Caused by Tourism! - ... Now the negative effects of tourism to the economy can be very indiscriminate because of all of the construction to build a paradise for tourists, the money usually lands flat on the government and the jobs that are created for the locals are unfortunately seasonal and are very poorly paid and because of all of the buildings and construction the locals are hit with a steeped increase on the cost of property, goods, and service. Nevertheless one of the biggest negative effects on the economy in tourism is that the money produced does not always contribute to locals but is taken by many of the companies and establishments that are built on many tourist locations....   [tags: travelers, economy, social, environment]
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Business Tourism - According to the ICCA there are two main types of tourism, leisure tourism and business tourism; the IMEX defines tourism as ‘the provision of facilities and services to the millions of delegates who annually attend meetings, congresses, exhibitions, business events, incentive travel and corporate hospitality"[1] however there is no commonly used definition for business tourism as there are many different aspects to the terms of the meeting industry. Davidson 2003 and Swarbrooke 2001 state that ‘business tourism is concerned with people travelling for purposes which are related to their work....   [tags: Business Management]
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Discussion of The Tourist Gaze by John Urry - ... Literature review, what it means Tourist Gaze This essay aims to discuss the tourist gaze by John Urry (1990), its 9 characteristics of tourism and how Bali trip reflect the 9 elements. Urry commented that part of the travel experience is to gaze upon different scenes which are out of ordinary. When the tourist ‘go away’ they look at the environment and surrounding with interest and curiosity. There are some minimal characteristics of the social practices which are conveniently described as “tourism”....   [tags: Tourism, Bali]
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What´s Dark Tourism? - ... These destinations range from London to Poland and beyond. Many destinations are related to wars, but also to torture, like the Jack the Ripper exhibition in the London Dungeon. Destinations that are related to wars are for example the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland and the Cu Chi tunnels in Vietnam. Other famous destinations of dark tourism in Asia are Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Japan, the Nanjing Massacre Memorial Hall in China, the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Cambodia and the sites of the Jeju Uprising in South Korea....   [tags: visiting death and tragedy places] 1241 words
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Malta: A Small country With Tourism and Potential - Located in the midst of the Mediterranean Sea, Malta was committed to becoming a unique tourism destination. The country and its sister islands, Gozo and Comino, offer an extensive range of characteristics, making the destination a memorable experience. From the surrounded location of the beautiful Mediterranean Sea, to the ancient sites and some of Europe’s best-known diving experiences, Malta gains tourists from around the world. With a sophisticated background, Malta strategically promotes their Maltese tourism in other countries....   [tags: Islands, Europe]
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The Tourism Industry - The Tourism Industry Tourism is regarded as one of the most efficient, organised and marketed commodities in the world. Accounting for more than $655 billion of global income per year and 70 million jobs worldwide, the tourism industry has become the largest in the world; exceeding the oil and car industries.The World Trade Organisation definition of tourism is activities that require travel from home and staying away from home for at least 24 hours. It not only includes holidays (although they do account for 70% of all journeys), but business trips or visiting friends or relatives....   [tags: Papers] 1221 words
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Web Design for Travel Sites - Introduction The first thing that comes to mind on hearing "a compelling website" is "a beautifully designed website with hues of colours and images" a piece of art. That is exactly the first thing that came to my mind when I sat down to design the website. A couple of weeks later I was probably more elated than Leonardo Da Vinci would have been after completing his master piece. The website was adjudged 4th in the Asia Pacific region (Region 10) IEEE Web Design Contest 2003 in the first time entrants’ category… that isn’t as bad as it sounds… Almost half a decade later the website is absolutely the same… not due to my artistic brilliance… but because it just didn’t work out… Lessons learnt…...   [tags: Website Design] 1065 words
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How Oxford Has Coped with the Demands of Modern-Day Tourism - ... Oxford was officially well established by the 1920s by then having many diverse elements. The first tourist area life cycle was established in 1000 (Oxford history). The CornMarket was and still is one of the main commercial areas of Oxford. There were other elements which enticed people to come to Oxford. For example The High Street, Broad Street, St. Giles, George Street Holywell/ Longwall, Marston, Headington and the War memorials. As Oxford was developing problems started to arise. The roads were difficult and there was a limited tourism infrastructure....   [tags: tourist destinations in England] 1550 words
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How Should Zambia Look Like in 2024 from a Tourism and Recreational Perspective - The purpose of this report is to give an answer on an important question “How should the destination Zambia look like in 2024, from a tourism and recreational perspective?." As a policy employee for the Ministry of Tourism & Arts in Zambia, the vision of Zambia for 10 years will be shown. Tourism policy needs improvements, and in order to meet with stakeholders, vision and explanation needs to be done. All information is reliable in the report as just official websites and articles of Zambian government will be used....   [tags: African cultural tourist destinations]
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India vs. China: A Tourism Industry Comparison - ... Tamil Nadu,Delhi and Maharashtra were the most popular states among foreign tourists in 2011 . Most frequently visited the states by Domestic tourists were Tamil Nadu,Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. TAJ MAHAL in AGRA,UTTAR PRADESH Foreign tourists mostly visited four cities in 2011 namely Agra,Mumbai,Chennai and Delhi. Worldwide Ranking by the number of foreign tourist visits:Chennai is 41, while Delhi,Mumbai,Agra and Kolkata are ranked at 50, 57 ,65 and 99 respectively. FATEHPUR SIKRI KERALA famous for its Boat-houses India is ranked 65th among 144 countries in The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2013....   [tags: doemestic and foreign tourists] 550 words
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Tourism Industry: The Largest Economic Activity in The World - Introduction According to the World Trade Organization, tourism is the largest economic activity in the world. This industry is a key driver of economic progress in many countries in the world and its role in economic development can be expected to increase even though the sector continues to experience expansion. One subset of tourism patterns that has gained prominence over the past few decades is sports tourism. The number of sporting events taking place all over the world has increased and many people travel to foreign destinations either to participate in or observe and attend the events....   [tags: economic progress, most visited regions]
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Journal Review of Tourism Management - Journal Review of Tourism Management Editors and their Backgrounds Tourism Management: Editor: Chris Ryan, Department of tourism Management, University of Waikato, Management School, New Zealand Associate Editor: Stephen Page, Scottish Enterprise Forth Valley Chair in Tourism, Department of Marketing, University of Stirling, Scotland North American Editor: Alastair Morri...   [tags: Article Magazine Review Analysis] 1469 words
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The Scale of the UKTravel and Tourism Industry - The Scale of the UKTravel and Tourism Industry 1. Value of Travel and Tourism to the UKeconomy. · Travel and tourism is a major industry in this country and is at the top of the league of invisible earners of foreign currency.Tourism is one of the largest industries in the UK, worth approximately £75.9 billion. · GDP is defined as the total value of all goods and services produced within that territory during a specified period (most commonly, per year). A common equation for GDP is: GDP = consumption + investment + government expenditures + exports - imports....   [tags: Papers] 2020 words
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The Impact of International Tourism on Global Environmental Change - Introduction International tourism can now be recognised as one of the biggest contributing sectors for many countries’ GDP. Moreover, it has transformed them in many aspects such as economic, socio-culture, and environment. International tourism involves activity of inbound and outbound tourist of a country and resident or non-resident visitors within the country (World Tourism Organisation 2014). The World Tourism Organisation has predicted the growth of tourism activities to increase by an average 3.3% up to the year 2030....   [tags: climate change, exploitation, damage]
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Ecotourism, Tourism, and Development in Mexico - Ecotourism, Tourism, and Development in Mexico “The issue of growth in the travel industry - how much, how fast, what kind - is crucial to the future of communities, local lifestyles and cultures, and the natural environment. There are a variety of instabilities and inequities associated with the expansion of tourism. If the social costs of infinite growth (human consequences of ecological pollution, centralized concentration of power, inequitable income distribution) are as high as they appear to be, our current social systems cannot support such growth indefinitely....   [tags: Essays Papers] 2767 words
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The University of the Philippines – Diliman: Bachelor of Science in Tourism - Introduction The University of the Philippines – Diliman is the first university in Asia to offer a four-year baccalaureate course leading to a degree in Bachelor of Science in Tourism. Graduates of the course are expected to provide leadership and manpower for the various sectors of the hospitality and tourism industry. Work choices for a UP Asian Institute of Tourism (UP AIT) graduate includes (but is not limited to) any of the following: tourism promotions, hotel management, transportation / tour / travel operations, research and other tourism – oriented undertakings....   [tags: Higher Education ]
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The Impact of Tourist on Local people in Chiang Rai - Tourism is the most interesting and growing faster and faster in service industry in the world. According to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), tourism in 2005 changed to be the 2nd largest industry, accounted for 3.8 percent of global Gross Domestic Product - GDP (Rosli & Azhar, 2007). From it growth, there are a lot of impact that came from tourism affect many countries. In Chiang Rai, Thailand, the province where located in the northern Thailand and near by the border of neighbor country that have a lot of tourist come in every season....   [tags: tourism, chiang rai, thailand]
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The Services in the Tourism Industry - The Services in the Tourism Industry The effect that recent and current developments have had on the amount of products and services, provided by each organistion within different sectors has been affected in both, a positive and negative way. The development of new aircraft such as the Boeing 787 and the Airbus A380 has had a big effect on the airline sector. When the Airbus A380 is introduced into service in 2006 by many airlines, it will have a big impact on the way passengers travel....   [tags: Papers] 716 words
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Tourism - Tourism In truth, the attributes of tourism have changed rapidly during the twentieth century. Today, it is virtually impossible even to avoid the effect that the tourism industry has on the world. On the following lines I shall in an explaining voice treat the subject of tourism and I wager you'll find it rather interesting. First and for most; Why do we become tourists. What is this incredible force which drives us to leave the safe shelter of our homes to travel to places some times thousands of miles from our native lands....   [tags: essays papers] 596 words
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Tourism - In the more economically developed countries (MEDCs), synonymous mainly with the industrialised countries of the northern hemisphere there, has been an explosion in the growth of leisure and tourism industry, which is now believed to be the worlds second largest industry in terms of money generated. In order to differentiate between leisure and tourism it should be recognised that leisure often involves activities enjoyed during an individual’s free time, whereas tourism commonly refers to organised touring undertaken on a commercial basis....   [tags: essays research papers] 2833 words
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Gorontalo Mystical Rituals: Hidden Tourism Potential To be Revealed - It is merely known that Gorontalo is full of its diversity of culture. The variety of culture comes from the diversity of its tribes and local wisdom. Most of Gorontalese still has deep conviction of this culture value, and they still apply the culture in their daily life. One of the evidence is the existence of mystical culture in Gorontalo. In Gorontalo, mystical culture is implemented in traditions, beliefs and dances. Those things are important assets that needs to be preserved and maintained by the next generations of Gorontalo natives....   [tags: tribes, religion, culture]
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The Jet Engine and Leisure Air Travel - The Jet Engine and Leisure Air Travel Air transport for European tourists got off to a shaky start in the late 1920s.But it was to be thirty years before leisure air travel was to appeal to anyone but the rich and adventurous. High cost, fear of flying and the absence of toilets in early airliners (an unfortunate combination) were the main deterrents; the unpressurized aircraft of the inter-war years were noisy, slow and not especially comfortable despite the efforts of some airlines to make aircraft cabins resemble the first-class state- rooms of an ocean liner....   [tags: essays research papers] 5675 words
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Tourism - Currently, ecotourism is rapidly becoming one of the world’s largest industries. According to the World Trade Organization, 600 million people traveled to see “environmental areas” in 2000, spending more than 500 billion U.S. dollars. This makes ecotourism one of the world’s number one earners, ahead of automotive products, chemicals, petroleum, even food . But, what exactly is ecotourism. Ecotourism happens to be a special branch of tourism. The Conservation International defines it best saying it is “responsible travel that promotes the conservation of nature and sustains the well being of local people .” There has been dramatic growth of participation in outdoor recreation an...   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Analysis Pact for a Travel Website - ... Users will likely have different levels of computer knowledge / knowledge of different languages ​​, and different cognitive skills and physical fitness. Computer literacy / knowledge Users visit our website may be elementary, intermediate or expert , and therefore , the site to satisfy all users basic . Because the site is focused on Edinburgh , will be our website only when people are thinking of a visit to Edinburgh . Thus, it is likely that even those who know how to read and write from computer users are very / Internet may still be a novice when visiting our website ....   [tags: analysis, design, website] 933 words
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Strengths and Weaknesses of JetBlue: Bring Humanity Back to Air Travel - ... Opportunities Increase the number of flights JetBlue is a fast growing company however, it needs to increase the number of flights and take advantage of the growing market in order to make more profit. In addition to increasing the flights, by expanding its activities, the company will be able to buy fuel at lower costs and suffer less from the fuel deficiencies. Global travel and tourism industry Growing faster than manufacturing, retails and financial services, the Travel and Tourism industry outperformed the global economy is 2012 (World Travel and Tourism)....   [tags: customers, flying, product, rates, service] 1665 words
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Tourism in Kenya - Kenya is located in Eastern Africa, it borders the Indian Ocean, which is between Somalia and Tanzania. Almost 32 million people reside in Kenya, Africa. The official language spoken by Kenyans is English. More languages are spoken here but those languages are those of people who have migrated from other countries. Kenya is Africa’s most popular destination when it comes to wildlife. Kenya’s capital is Nairobi which is the country’s economic powerhouse. Most people never really took the time to study Kenya but it’s one of the most beautiful countries....   [tags: Africa, safari, culture]
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Sex Tourism - Sex Tourism Introduction Sex Tourism is increasingly spread from one country to the next, especially in developing countries, because the Tourism is one of the big parts revenue for many countries in the word today. This kind of industry has become well-known to the travelers based not by advertising and promotional campaigns, but word-of-mouth that boots-up the demand for tourism destinations. The Sex Tourism becomes the major issue that the world leaders have to step-in in order to prevent its global spread....   [tags: Prostitution] 2016 words
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Properties of World Value by the World Heritage Committee - ... The Galapagos Islands are a stark example of how a large increase in tourism can have a cascading effect. As a result of this steady increase in the number of tourism development of infrastructure has also risen2. Due to the high volume of tourist the archipelago was placed on the World Heritage danger list . Presently the site is no longer on this list because of the successful efforts to address the problems related to tourism. There are many cases like the Galapagos that emphasizes the urgency to find working solutions to alleviate the negative effects of tourism....   [tags: sustainable tourism, ] 889 words
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PEST Analysis for a Company in the Tourism Industry - PEST Analysis for a Company in the Tourism Industry The Tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. The World Travel and Tourism Council estimates that in 2004 Travel and tourism is expected to generate * US$ 5,490.4 billion of economic activity * 10.4% of total GDP * 214,697,000 jobs or 8.1% of total employment * 12.2% of total exports [1] My task is to conduct a PEST analysis for a company within the Tourism industry. Within the tourism industry, I have to select one area of interest like transportation, accommodation and transportation etc....   [tags: Papers] 2083 words
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The World Bank, Tourism, and Sex Work - The World Bank, Tourism, and Sex Work "...International Travel, Tours and Vacations to the Philippine Islands, Services and Assistance to Single Individuals Seeking a Romantic Relationship plus Assistance with U.S. Immigration Visa Requirements...." (M-H Travel, 1). This sex tour is just one example of the direct links of tourism associated with sex work in Asia. While specifically analyzing the implications of tourism on prostitution/sex work supported by organizations such as the World Bank, which is profit seeking and economically focused, Thailand and the Philippines seem to be two very affected nations struggling with the issue....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The History and Future of Space Tourism - ... Other issues are that Space Tourism is in some ways unhealthy. The acceleration and deceleration of spaceflight could be a health issue for some passengers. The astronauts in outer space cannot stay longer than six months because the loss of bone and muscle mass is so fast and that they cannot stay any longer. BBC Sources stated that Dr David Green senior lecturer in human and aerospace physiology at Kings College London, predicts that in the next two years or so significant numbers of people will be taking up places on suborbital flights in a specially designed spacecraft....   [tags: educational benefits, Virgin Group] 862 words
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Tourism: The World's Biggest Industry - ... Public policies are created by government and authorities in politics. And politics is concerned with how power is utilized on society and this influences for making public policies (Pal, 2001). Public policy is what officials within government decide to do or not to do about issues and problems in society that require the part of the government. A policy is considered as public policy by the moral of its source and not on its impact on the public. Hall and Jenkins (1995) added that tourism public policy is a chosen action of government in relation to tourism....   [tags: govenrment policies] 553 words
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TOURISM'S THREE MAIN IMPACT AREAS - TOURISM'S THREE MAIN IMPACT AREAS ================================= * Three main impact areas: natural resources, pollution, physical impacts * Environmental impacts at the global level * Other industry impacts on tourism * How tourism can contribute to environmental conservation Negative impacts from tourism occur when the level of visitor use is greater than the environment's ability to cope with this use within the acceptable limits of change. Uncontrolled conventional tourism poses potential threats to many natural areas around the world....   [tags: Papers] 5232 words
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Impact of Tourism Industry to the Environment - The government has clearly made efforts with regards to sustaining our country’s natural reserve. Through the policies they’ve implemented to every region in the Philippines, the sustainability of the environment in a certain place can be easily achieved. Our country's wildlife and natural reserve is now experiencing threats because of the ever growing population of our country. It is also threatened because of the continuous hunting of the said animals whether for commercial or for subsistence use and exploitation of the resources which the environment has....   [tags: Philippines, natural reserve, ecosystem]
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Economic Growth: The Tourism Industry - ... However, there are various economic benefits of tourism, quote from the United Nations Environment Program (2010) indicated that “tourism’s economic benefits relate to foreign exchange earrings, which tourists’ expenditure, the export and import of related products and services generate revenue to the country, and can stimulate the investment necessary to finance growth in other economic sectors”. Tourism is a core source of foreign exchange earnings which can contribute to national income, such as contributions are generated by taxes on revenues from tourism employment and contributions obtain from taxes and duties on goods and services....   [tags: trading, benefits, development] 735 words
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Guidelines for Recovering Thailand’s Tourism Image After Political Crisis - 6. Scope of the Study This research is a study of the diverse strategic plan to recover Thailand’s tourism image that will ensure the come back and the repeat travel for first time international travelers. The illustration is to reduce the negative image after the unrest and welcome back the tourists by increasing the confidence and positive image of the country. The study will cover topics as follows:  Scope of Areas This research will carry out the survey of the current Thailand tourism image among the international travelers during travel in Bangkok after the political unrest....   [tags: International Politics ]
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The Environmental Impact of Skiing and Tourism - It is extremely easy to forget the impact imposed by skiing on the mountain environments. Most people believe the only effect that they have on the environment within mountain regions are the tracks in the snow left by their skis. However, there is strong evidence that skiing has both a social and more noticeably, environmental impacts that influence the natural environment. Some experts of the Alpine region suggest that tourists directly affect over half of the Alps entire surface area. It can therefore be stated that the Alps are now one of the most threatened mountain ecosystems on Earth....   [tags: Environmental Issues]
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Travelers and Tourism in Colorado - Colorado is such a beautiful state. It brings in a lot of outsiders but not only for its beauty, but for its history as well. Travelers and tourists have been visiting Colorado since before the 19th century. However, during the 19th century, the development of Colorado boomed greatly because of its iconic people and the fact that so many travelers and tourists enjoyed seeing Colorado. The people contributed to making Colorado history more appealing to tourists so the state really emerged. Tourism has led Colorado to great lengths and still to this day, Colorado brings in many travelers and tourists....   [tags: colorado, rocky mountains, denver]
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Sex Tourism in Thailand - This essay will explore sex tourism in Thailand. Thailand has an orphanage with 300 children under the age of 5. Almost 80% of the children are HIV positive. Who are these children. Where did they come from. Where are their mothers. These children are the result of sex tourism in Thailand. While sex tourism exists throughout Thailand, I have chosen to look at Pattaya, Thailand for this project. Pattaya is a beach resort renowned for its sex tourism. Sex tourism includes men, women and children and can lead to human trafficking and sex slavery....   [tags: Human Trafficking, Sex Slavery]
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Space Exploration and Travel: Necessary or Waste? - ... It “limits the activities of governments in space. Most significantly, it prohibits them from claiming sovereignty over outer space including the moon and other celestial bodies…” (Source J) Countries that do not follow the treaty or is not in it may cause tensions between nations and may be a reason for wars. Although such issues may arise, the exploration of space may also remove the current tension between nations. “If the political leaders of the world could see their planet from a distance of… 100,000 miles, their outlook would be fundamentally changed....   [tags: ethical, diplomatic and economic issues]
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Sex Tourism in Colombia - ... It is clear that sexual exploitation is a reality in Colombia and is a worldwide problem , and although there are plans to counter sexual violence still, there is not exact estimates known, and according to the Colombian Institute of Family Welfare ( ICBF) , these plans still contain many flaws . Although we might think of poverty and social differences as the main cause of the abuse and exploitation of children , it is clear that this type of crime occurs in all social classes. For this reason the existence of the sex industry in Colombia goes far beyond the origin, race, social class and age, and is closely linked with power relations and beliefs on the body of women and children as me...   [tags: trafficking of minors, sexual exploitation] 1943 words
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Tourism is of major economic and social significance - Tourism is of major economic and social significance. More than 720 million tourists spend $480 billion annually in places outside their own country (WTO, 2004). This is one of the largest items in the world’s foreign trade. The significance of tourism has been recognized in both developing and developed countries. This can be seen in the establishment of sophisticated and well resourced government departments of tourism , widespread encouragement and sponsorship of tourism developments, and the proliferation of small business and multinational corporations contributing to and deriving benefits from the tourism industry....   [tags: Person–environment relationships ] 1047 words
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Investigating Factors that Affect Tourism Flows on a General Basis - Investigating Factors that Affect Tourism Flows on a General Basis There are a number of factors, which affect the amount of tourists visiting a country either for a holiday or as a business trip. These factors can be to a tourist's advantage but the majority of the time they will put the tourist off travelling to a destination. Each of these factors can either be Political, Physical, Economic or Cultural. Physical may be one of the most common factors that would affect the tourism flows to a destination....   [tags: Papers] 2892 words
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Tourism: The Fastest Growing Industry in Panama - As the years pass Panama is receiving more tourism, which means more money is coming to our country. In theory, tourism is the fastest growing industry in Panama. According to statistics provided by IPAT “(STATISTICAL REPORT 1997-2006), in 2006 the industry earned him the nation's economy figure of $ 1.45 billion. This amount represents 9.5% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Panama” Based on statistics it is known that every year more visitors come to Panama to meet and enjoy all the marvelous things our country offers....   [tags: boca´s del toro, caribbean sea] 1476 words
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Service Quality in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry - There are so many research studies that have been conducted relating to service quality and customer satisfaction as this topic has been the centre of attraction in the service industries. Both these words play an important role in determining the competitiveness and the survival of an organisation in the tourism or the hospitality industry. The following chapter commences with a brief look at the tourism industry, followed by the definition and explanation of service quality. This chapter also tries to provide the link between customer perceptions, expectations and satisfaction....   [tags: SERVQUAL]
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